H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

ID: 7188528 (Ref.No. hlj_50127)
Posted: October 26, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Annual Giving Director

Position Highlights:

The Annual Giving Director is a critical fundraising position within the Foundation. The Annual Giving

Director reports to the Associate Vice President Individual Philanthropy and works closely with them, and collaboratively across the organization, to formulate and implement plans to maximize annual, renewable, and upgraded gifts from a broad base of donors through the optimum mix of digital, print, social media, and personal outreach. They will serve as a frontline fundraiser and supervisor (player/coach) to guide and manage the annual program. The Annual Giving Director will develop and support implementation of a strategic growth plan which will keep this program on track to support the Foundation's overall ambitious short- and long-term goals. The Annual Giving Director will keep current on industry best practices and successful new techniques and update constituencies as appropriate. The Annual Giving Director will manage the Annual Giving Manager.



Select Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the AVP Individual Philanthropy to set the strategic direction and guide implementation to achieve ambitious goals to grow the annual giving program.
  • Actively manage a portfolio of annual giving donors ($1,000-$9,999).
  • In partnership with Foundation colleagues, guide strategies to maximize fundraising tactics in all annual giving channels (digital, print, social media).
  • Collaborate with Foundation colleagues to develop strategies to identify and expand qualified annual and mid-level donors into the Major Giving pipeline.
  • Consult with Prospect Development and Analytics team to develop reports/dashboard for annual giving program.


Credentials and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree within relevant field.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ development experience, with seven (7) years of documented experience as a manager of annual fund, digital and print appeal programs.
  • Demonstrated track record of developing and executing successful annual giving solicitation strategies including experience managing a comprehensive and integrated annual giving calendar.
  • Ability to analyze giving trends and retention rates to maximize the success of renewal and upgrade strategies and work closely with colleagues to develop a pipeline of donors to support the donor continuum.
  • Experience in direct mail and digital solicitation best practices and implementation.
  • Ability to ensure timeliness, accuracy, and cost effectiveness of annual giving activities.
  • A positive, solutions-oriented demeanor, and the ability to build and sustain strong relationships with staff, volunteers, and donors to deliver results.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to think strategically, develop innovative solutions and facilitate growth.
  • Excellent planning, organizing, and supervisory skills.
  • Weekend work required at times.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM systems.




  • Master’s Degree within relevant field.
  • Twelve (12) years’ development experience, with seven (7) years of documented experience as a frontline fundraiser with a proven track record in soliciting annual gifts. Additionally, three (3) years of management experience.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT
  • Preferred experience in a healthcare or academic Advancement setting
  • Professional experience in a business or governmental setting with responsibilities involving finance and data

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.