Director, Estate and Gift Planning
American Cancer Society - Raleigh, NC

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Save Lives. Fulfill Yours.

As the largest voluntary health organization, the American Cancer Society is passionately committed to saving lives from cancer. They are working to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays – a world where cancer never steals another year from anyone’s life. The ACS combines relentless passion with the wisdom of nearly a century of experience to make this vision a reality, and they get results. The ACS saves lives by helping people stay well, helping people get well, by finding cures, and fighting back. Thanks in part to this work; nearly 12 million cancer survivors and countless others who have avoided the disease will celebrate a birthday this year.

Staff have a unique opportunity to save lives through direct mission impact while fulfilling personal and career objectives. The American Cancer Society values accountability and high performance and rewards those teams and team members who continually improve their capability and contribution. The American Cancer Society is also dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce to help achieve our mission.

Estate and Gift Planning is a part of a team responsible for over 15% of the organization’s revenue, second only to our well-known “Relay for Life” and other special events. The Director, Estate and Gift Planning builds relationships with planned giving prospects and donors in addition to estate and financial planning professionals.

The position will be based in the American Cancer Society Raleigh, NC Office.

•Meet personally with donors, donor prospects, and advisors (minimum of 220 visits annually).
•Offer suggestions for planned giving vehicles to prospects and advisors which meet their estate planning goals and those of the ACS.
•Provide constituents with information about the American Cancer Society’s programs of cancer control.
•Manage a portfolio of 250 qualified active prospects through various stages of moves management.
•Maintain a high level of expertise regarding state and federal taxes, gift and estate giving methods, and the legal aspect of charitable giving.
•Conduct professional training seminars and ACS volunteers and staff education presentations.
•Document $450,000 to $1,300,000 in new gifts Net Present Value.

Position Requirements

Advanced planned giving and related tax training are preferred.

Experience with planned giving software is preferred.

•Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, including telephone etiquette.
•Impeccable organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

ACS is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community, veterans, and people with disabilities.

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