H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

ID: 7106082 (Ref.No. hlj_38689)
Posted: July 21, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Hybrid - Tampa, FL


Major Gifts Director

Position Highlights:

The Major Gifts Director is a key front line fund raising position, responsible for meeting ambitious and increasing financial goals. The Director will lead a team of five fund raisers, maintain productivity and accountability by devising effective strategies and metrics in conjunction with the AVP, developing work plans and tactics and ensuring they are executed, and effectively managing and leading the team to meet annual goals.


The Director will be an experienced and seasoned philanthropy leader, who will maintain effective processes for measuring progress toward goals. They will possess a keen business and tactical acumen; including the knowledge and experience to recognize and implement new opportunities for program growth, and to take action to course correct when necessary.


They will manage their own portfolio of prospects which may include all levels of prospects, including those at the Principal Gifts level, and lead by example in closing gifts to support institutional priorities. They will be a driven, motivational leader, able to coach and develop staff where needed and contribute to a positive and professional working culture.


Select Responsibilities:

  • Achieve annual fund-raising goals by managing productivity of Major Gifts fundraising team
  • Manage a portfolio of donors
  • Team Administration
  • Team Communications
  • Strategy Development
  • Proposal Writing


Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience of professional Development (non-profit fundraising) experience.
  • Minimum of four (4) years of leadership experience, managing a team of no less than two Major Gifts Officers or equivalent.
  • A demonstrable track record closing five, six, and seven figure plus gifts.
  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional planning and execution skills.
  • Excellent team leadership skills
  • Proven ability to meet ambitious financial goals


  • Master’s Degree.
  • More than 1 year Development experience in a healthcare organization.
  • Experience in a grateful patient fundraising setting.

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision Moffitt Cancer Center is recognized as the model wherein the diversity of our employees and communities is valued and supported as essential components to contributing to the prevention and cure of cancer. The cancer center is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the cancer center to prohibit unlawful discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to workforce members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran’s status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.