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Cedars-Sinai Director of Planned Giving in Los Angeles, California

The Planned Giving Department cultivates, secures and manages deferred and legacy gifts such as bequests through wills and trusts, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, retained life estates and gifts of life insurance or retirement plan assets to insure the future financial health of the Cedars-Sinai health system and assists in the long-term growth of its endowment.

As a member of the Professional Staff in Cedars-Sinai's Division of Community Relations and Development, the Director of Planned Giving is responsible for the development, implementation and marketing of planned gift vehicles; and the identification, cultivation, solicitations and stewardship of people who are likely to make deferred gifts and other complex major gifts. Manages all aspects of his/her team's personal initiatives including hiring, firing, training, evaluating, counseling, etc..


  • Bachelor's Degree required, Master's or Law degree preferred (MBA/JD)


  • Minimum of 5-7 years of directly related work experience with a successful track record in major gift and/or deferred giving required

  • Must be comfortable with working with mature donors

  • Ease in working with financial and legal professionals

  • Familiar with sophisticated software technology, databases and financial reports and analysis

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Computer skills; experience with database management, word-processing and other electronic means of communication and data management

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.