Project Associate, Constituent Relations (Per Diem) | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

Align yourself with an organization that has a reputation for excellence! Cedars Sinai was awarded the National Research Corporation's Consumer Choice Award 19 times for providing the highest-quality medical care in Los Angeles. We also were awarded the Advisory Board Company's Workplace of the Year. This annual award recognizes hospitals and health systems nationwide that have outstanding levels of employee engagement. Join us! Discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals. 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.

Los Angeles, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

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