Senior Assistant, Planned Giving

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


DFCI offers a competitive benefits package including generous healthcare and retirement plans, at minimum 3-weeks’ vacation time in addition to 10 paid holidays, a flexible work environment, and work/life balance. We also provide an array of professional development opportunities.*



The Senior Philanthropy Assistant provides administrative support to the Assistant Vice President (AVP), Planned Giving and Director (D), Planned Giving. Major responsibilities include coordinating and tracking numerous activities for the Planned Giving (PG) team, reporting, budgeting, and managing a variety of projects, both programmatic and donor based. In addition, the Senior Assistant provides support for the team’s prospect management work and education program which includes collaboration meeting scheduling and preparation, calendar management, mailings lists, tracking, analysis, and invoicing.


Associate degree and/or administrative training degree required. As this level position is often considered a “base” for someone pursuing a career in Philanthropy, a bachelor’s degree is preferred. 1-3 years of administrative experience.



Click here for more information or to apply. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

Resume and cover letter required with application submission.

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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-04-25 10:58:23 -0400