Senior Development Manager

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Senior Development Manager

CLIENT ASSOCIATIONS: Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, SITC

REPORTS TO: Director of Development

DIRECT REPORTS: Development Manager

STATUS: Exempt (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week)


This critical position within the Development Team is responsible for 1) development and fund raising efforts of the organization including research, cultivation,  grant writing and personal solicitation in order to secure funding to support the Society’s educational programs and other initiatives, 2) management of the Development Manager, and 3) support of additional Development Initiatives.


Responsible for solicitation for SITC’s Educational Programs with input from Director of Development and executive staff. Includes research, cultivation, grant submission, developing budgets, ensuring compliance with support agreements and reconciliation if needed for all fund raising efforts of the Society.

  • Oversee the maintenance of all needed files and systems to track fund raising efforts and donor relations including a sponsor/donor database
  • Develop and monitor budget as well as provide appropriate tracking and trending reports in areas of responsibility
  • Work collaboratively with staff members on compliance and implementation of applicable guidelines for confirmed sponsorships and proper acknowledgement of support
  • Provide support for the volunteer solicitors and executive staff for development efforts
  • Assist in the oversight of the activities of the Society’s special designated fund, the Forward Fund, including working with committees and assisting in developing policies as appropriate
  • Provide support to the team on the SITC exhibit experience and awards process as appropriate
  • With the input of appropriate staff, develop recognition materials as they relate to areas of responsibilities including print and website content
  • Work with designated Leaders to develop and manage short-term and long-term special projects as they arise
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Qualifications – Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills. Computer proficiency and ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and timeline.  An acute attention to detail and a high accuracy on outputs.  Able to work successfully in a team environment.
  • Education – Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Experience – Previous fundraising and grant submission experience preferred.  Work with scientific and educational organizations a plus.

*This is a hybrid work position and dedicated 2 days weekly in the office are a requirement of the role. The in-office requirement may vary based on workload of events.

*EDI requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies and is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized CDC COVID-19 vaccine primary series regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. 

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