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Director of Development, Cleveland Clinic Florida

Company: Cleveland Clinic Florida
Date Posted: August 21, 2015

The Director of Development identifies individual major gift prospects using research, volunteers, physicians and other staff members.  They develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for each individual and assists with projects, events and programs.  The individual is responsible for meeting monthly and yearly metrics with respect to prospect and donor visits, solicitations and dollars raised.   The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director of Development and works collaboratively with other members of the philanthropy team.


  • Bachelor’s degree; an advanced degree and/or 5 or more years of experience in sales, marketing or related field may offset total years of experience.  Knowledge of planned giving vehicles preferred.
  • Minimum five years of experience in  fund-raising, direct solicitations, stewardship, annual and phone campaigns and a capital campaign environment
  • Must have demonstrated success and experience in major gifts fund-raising strategies for cultivation and direct solicitation
  • Requires strong communication skills, critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.  Ability to establish and maintain friendly and cooperative relations with corporate executives, donors and staff physicians.  Must be able to work well in a collaborative environment as a team player. 

Cleveland Clinic strives to reward dedication with an integrated and comprehensive benefits program that meets the needs of a diverse workforce and provides meaningful choices. Along with pension/savings plans, wellness programs and medical/dental/vision coverage, we offer flexible spending plans, life insurance and disability plans, paid time off, tuition assistance program, and reimbursement for professional certification.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter and their resume to