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What you 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 fundraising strategies/cultivation.
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 operating expenses/budgets.
In coordination with other staff (Project Manager), join meetings related to donor stewardship strategies to maintain action plans and follow-up.
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 service line/unit.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.