Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Manager of Stewardship in New York, New York

Manager of Stewardship

Job Posting Number: 14807

Professional – Development

New York,NY

July 17, 2017

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

As the Manager of Stewardship, under the direction of the Associate Director of Donor Relations, you will:

  • Manage, with the assistance of the Donor Relations Specialist, the complex acknowledgment process ensuring that donors receive accurate and timely tax receipts and gift acknowledgment letters.

  • Work with the various fundraising groups to meet their unique acknowledgment needs.

  • Assist with donor recognition needs, such as plaques, recognition pieces, special programs or events, and via appropriate acknowledgment letters, etc.

  • Work with vendors to develop appropriate recognition systems in physical facilities, including plaques, signs, the Center’s Benefactors Wall, donor portraits, etc.

  • Assist with the Center’s Naming Opportunities list.

  • Develop materials and reports to provide this information to staff, donors, and prospective donors.

  • Supervise, train, and mentor Coordinator of Donor Relations and Donor Relations Specialist

You are:

  • Results driven, strategic, and eager to partner with our internal clients to help them achieve their fundraising goals

  • Focused on providing exceptional customer service

  • A critical thinker who possess an organizational savvy and flexible and adaptable demeanor

  • Highly detail oriented

  • A strong leader that thrives on seeing your team and colleagues excel and exceed expectations

You need:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree AND 5 years of relevant experience within professional development or philanthropic environment.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and other computer applications.

  • Prior experience writing and editing under executive level signatures and excellent proofreading and editing skills.

  • Project management, supervisory skills and experience coordinating relationship management items with Gift Officers is highly desirable.

Please submit a cover letter with your application.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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