Effective Monday, September 13th, this position is considered remote, up to 1 day in the office at 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA each week. DFCI guidelines state that employees must reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, or Rhode Island.
Jimmy Fund Golf is the oldest and largest organized charity golf program in the nation. The program supports over 160 annual volunteer-run golf tournaments around the country. Jimmy Fund Golf events collectively raise over $8 million for groundbreaking research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute annually. Jimmy Fund Golf stands alone as a comprehensive example of the good that can be achieved by hundreds of volunteer tournament organizers and thousands of golfers who are united in their desire to connect their love for the game of golf to a higher cause - funding cancer care and research. For more information about Jimmy Fund Golf, please visit www.jimmyfundgolf.org.
The Jimmy Fund Golf Assistant position is responsible for helping the program and the entire Division achieve their revenue goals by assisting a portfolio of volunteer-run events and consulting with them on fundraising best practices and event logistics. This position is responsible for providing administrative support to an Associate Director and the Senior Assistant Director of Jimmy Fund Golf (JFG). The assistant will also work on the management of the JFG budget, merchandise program, and event equipment/credit card processing systems, as well as provide support on program sponsor logistics. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.
Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.
Dana-Farber is currently in the largest and most ambitious fundraising effort in the Institute’s history – The Dana-Farber Campaign | Defy Cancer. Launched publicly in May 2021, the goal of the $2 billion campaign is to defy cancer at every turn and harness new techniques and technologies to prevent, treat, and defy cancer, resulting in more lives saved, more families intact, more dreams realized. The comprehensive campaign is coordinated around four pillars that build on our strengths and will accelerate our progress – Revolutionary Science, Extraordinary Care, and Exceptional Expertise – as well as the mission critical flexible funds that will allow us to change the face of cancer forever.
Resume and cover letter required with application submission.
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.
Golf Program Budget:
Corporate Relations/Sponsorship Support Assistance:
JFG Merchandise Program:
Event Equipment and Credit Card Processing
Other duties as assigned.
Reports to Associate Director and Senior Assistant Director. Reports to Assistant Vice President on some operational matters. Assumes indirect supervision of volunteers and interns. The position is also programmatic in nature and a considerable amount of autonomy in decision-making and completing work-related tasks is required.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
As this level position is often considered a “base” for someone pursuing a career in Philanthropy, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 0-2 years of administrative experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Familiarity and comfortability with financial reporting and working with numbers. Strong Excel skills required for this position, along with a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Detail oriented with excellent communication and organizational skills; possess the ability to work well with all DFCI Departments and donor/volunteer constituencies; juggle multiple projects; and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
This position will evaluate current programs and create and execute approved plans to expand and diversify the donors and participants for the events assigned in order to broaden our donor base and create even more inclusive events. Experience with diverse donors is a plus.
This position will work remote with up to 1 day in the office at 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA each week. Some travel, attending events as well as off-site volunteer committee meetings on a regular basis. Requires light lifting for event set-up. Weekend and night work is required occasionally.
DIVISION OF PHILANTHROPY INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, & EQUITY COMMITMENT STATEMENT:
We’re stronger together.
In the Division of Philanthropy, we believe in the power of different voices. We encourage authenticity and diversity of every individual within our community. Our collective voices – donors, volunteers, staff, and patients alike – allow us to work together towards a world without cancer. Committed to being a place of inclusivity, belonging, and change, these are our core values.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
DFCI offers a competitive benefits package including generous healthcare and retirement plans, at minimum 3-weeks’ vacation time in addition to 9 paid holidays, a flexible work environment, and work/life balance. We also provide an array of professional development opportunities.*
*All benefits subject to Institute changes
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.