Cedars-Sinai Project Associate, Constituent Relations (Per Diem) in Los Angeles, California
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Whatyou will be doing in this role:
With limited super supervision, the Project Associate, Constituent Relations, Per Diem is responsible for performing specialized
administrative work and coordinating functions for their respective service
line/unit. They also serve as a point of contact and link between employees,
internal departments, and external parties, including vendors, donors, and
customers. You will:
Manage specific fundraising service line, unit, area or
other tribute fundraising campaigns.
In coordination with other staff (Project Manager), draft
donor correspondence, gift agreements and departmental/project one sheets, as
well as gather background and giving history on major gift donors for
Coordinate VIP donor activities, including drafting briefing
memos, prospect biographies and giving history, etc. Encourage attendance at
donor meetings/events, including follow-up.
Work with Patient Relations on specific donor requests.
May interact with Purchasing, Finance and vendors handling
internal requisitions, (i.e., inventory requests for office supplies, utilizing
Peoplesoft, and for processing check requests to ensure payments to vendors are
handled timely and effectively).
In coordination with other staff (Project Manager),
successfully execute and manage all aspects leading up to donor cultivation and
stewardship events; obtain content of donor impact reports, initiate detailed
outlines for annual service line/unit reports, as well as monitor and track
In coordination with other staff (Project Manager), join
meetings related to donor stewardship strategies to maintain action plans and
May develop queries to enhance review of ongoing reports
needed by chairs of the departments and conduct ongoing audits of fund accounts
for the departments we service.
Thoroughly review all donor correspondence and mass mailing
lists for donor publications for accuracy; suggest edits to correspondence on
donor acknowledgements produced by Gift Administration team.
Serve as liaison with other internal departments that
support major gift initiatives (i.e., work closely with Donor Relations to
update donor digital wall and on distribution of major donor benefits; work
with Foundation team to ensure newly awarded grants are captured and recoded in
Raiser’s Edge (new project accounts); work with Research Administration,
Finance and departmental research teams to ensure grant proposals and budgets
receive proper internal approvals prior to submission.
Schedule meetings with internal staff and donors. Draft
agendas and make copies, coordinate food orders, order AV, create name tents,
etc. Ensure smooth running of meeting.
May serve as Kronos editor, providing informational
services, reliable backup editing, double check and sign off for respective
High school diploma or GED required. College Diploma in
business, public health or a related area preferred.
A minimum of 2 years' office and administrative experience
Prior experience in a healthcare setting or higher-education
institution is preferred.
A minimum of 3 years' experience related to donor relations,
fundraising or development is highly preferred.
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Our accomplished staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community
we serve. They are proof of our commitment to creating a dynamic, inclusive
environment that fuels innovation.
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.