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Officer, Jimmy Fund Golf

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Officer, Jimmy Fund Golf

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brookline, MA

Full Time

Jimmy Fund Golf (JFG) is one of the nation’s oldest and largest organized charity golf programs. We support over 140 annual volunteer-run community golf tournaments that collectively raise millions of dollars for research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) more information about JFG, please visit our website at

The JFG Officer position is responsible for helping JFG and the Division of Philanthropy achieve their revenue goals by supporting a large portfolio of volunteer-run community events and consulting with them on fundraising best practices, adherence to compliance requirements, and event logistics. This position also oversees all recognition initiatives and events in place to steward Jimmy Fund Golf constituents and strategizes on new ways to acknowledge and show appreciation to the program’s generous supporters. Further details on this role are outlined in the Primary Duties and Responsibilities section below.

The onboarding of this role will include a comprehensive training process which includes completion of online modules, shadowing colleagues, as well as hands-on learning experiences throughout the first calendar year in the role.

Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; Discovery; and Equity and Inclusion every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication. 

Dana-Farber is currently undertaking an ambitious fundraising effort to change the future of cancer research and care: The Dana-Farber Campaign. This multibillion-dollar campaign is the largest in the Institute’s history and one of the largest ever in the U.S. focused solely on cancer. Philanthropy raised through The Dana-Farber Campaign is focused on accelerating the Institute’s strategic priorities by supporting revolutionary science, extraordinary care, exceptional expertise, and essential opportunities—helping us prevent, treat, and Defy Cancer.

Application Requirements: 

Resume and cover letter required with application submission. If you wish to disclose your personal pronouns, please include them within your resume and cover letter submission.


Main Point of Contact for Volunteer-Run Community Events

Note: Jimmy Fund staff serve as main points of contact to each volunteer-run community event that fundraise in support of Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund.

  • Primary event contact for a large portfolio (25+) of volunteer-run community events cumulatively raising approximately $750,000+
  • This role includes:
  • Ensuring thorough fundraising, compliance, and logistical support of event organizers and committees
  • Attending select events as assigned to speak on behalf of Dana-Farber and/or to provide logistical event support
  • Supporting Jimmy Fund team members on additional events as assigned
  • Maintaining and increasing event fundraising year over year through continual analysis of revenue streams and expenses by:
  • Submitting projections on revenue goals for each tournament and continually update projections as necessary
  • Attending committee meetings as necessary to provide fundraising support, guidance, and advice
  • Completing approximately 30 annual donor visits and following all visits with a summary report
  • Ensuring compliance by event organizers to Dana-Farber policies and procedures

Jimmy Fund Golf Stewardship Program Management

  • Responsible for overseeing all stewardship initiatives and events under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director
  • Develop and execute strategic project plans and budgets for all stewardship-related programs, initiatives, and events, continually assessing how to best streamline and evolve these initiatives to be most impactful and cost-efficient
  • Manage internal relationship with the Donor Experience & Engagement team

Lead the planning of Jimmy Fund Golf’s stewardship events, including managing all logistics and speaking programs:

  • Jimmy Fund Golf Appreciation Night
  • Jimmy Fund Golf Night at Fenway and all Fenway Park stewardship events
  • Jimmy Fund Golf Classic
  • Other stewardship events as assigned

Reports and publication distribution

  • Coordinate all funding report requests for JFG team
  • Work with Donor Experience & Engagement team to ensure proper distribution of all golf stewardship materials and Dana-Farber/Jimmy Fund publications to appropriate volunteer parties

Recognition awards, publications, and spaces

  • Create, track, and distribute all tournament related awards and recognition materials
  • Facilitate all plaque recognition at Dana-Farber between the Jimmy Fund Golf and Donor Experience & Engagement teams
  • Oversee annual ordering, tracking, and distribution of stewardship gifts
  • Manage anniversary award distribution and tracking

Miscellaneous Stewardship Projects

  • Manage holiday communications plan
  • Manage the tour program, resources, and logistics for JFG’s stewardship events on Dana-Farber’s main campus
  • Continuously and proactively evaluate the stewardship program to ensure processes are streamlined and Jimmy Fund Golf is stewarding donors in the most effective and impactful manner

Lead strategy for engaging “Next Generation” of donors

  • Develop and execute a strategic project plan for engaging the next generation of Jimmy Fund Golf supporters (young professional and youth groups)
  • Collaborate with other Jimmy Fund teams on larger initiatives and long-term strategies

Administrative/Other Tasks

  • Manage other administrative projects as assigned to help meet Jimmy Fund Golf’s Operating Plan goals
  • Assist with internal golf fundraising events as they are developed
  • Create project plans and debrief reports as assigned
  • Develop a working knowledge of all Philanthropy Division systems (ClearView, Luminate, EMS, PeopleSoft, etc.)
  • Attend all mandatory meetings required of this position

Other Projects/Duties as Assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Reports to Senior Associate Director. This position will seek major decision-making authority from direct supervisor. However, independent decision-making on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with Institute donors, trustees, volunteers, and confidential information.


High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates/Bachelor degree preferred. 3 years of professional experience required. Event management and fundraising experience preferred. Knowledge of golf preferred but not required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

Organized and detail oriented with excellent communication skills. Strong writing skills required for the creation of event speaking points, communications with donors, and other projects. Strong interpersonal relationship management skills required for working well with event managers, donors, and Dana-Farber staff. Juggle multiple projects and work self-sufficiently/proactively in a fast-paced environment. Strong word processing skills and a knowledge of Microsoft Office are required. A high degree of confidentiality must always be exercised.

Working Conditions:

This position is considered remote, 0-1 days onsite at 10 Brookline Place, Brookline, MA each week. DFCI guidelines state that employees must reside in New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont.

Some travel required to attend events and off-site meetings on a regular basis, especially May-October. May be required to speak on behalf of Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund at events. Requires light lifting for event set-up on occasion. Weekend and night work are required occasionally with advanced notice.

Division of Philanthropy Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity Commitment Statement:

We’re stronger together. In the Division of Philanthropy, we believe in the power of different voices. We encourage authenticity and diversity of every individual within our community. Our collective voices – donors, volunteers, staff, and patients alike – allow us to work together towards a world without cancer. Committed to being a place of inclusivity, belonging, and change, these are our core values. 

Inclusive interview practices are a priority in the Division of Philanthropy. We incorporate an Inclusion, Diversity & Equity (ID&E) Interview Panel in all searches. In this 30-minute interview, we connect with candidates on four main ID&E competencies: empathy, collaboration, inclusivity, and compassion.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

DFCI offers a competitive benefits package including generous healthcare and retirement plans, at minimum 3-weeks’ vacation time in addition to 10 paid holidays, a flexible work environment, and work/life balance. Dana-Farber offers a variety of personal, professional, and leadership development opportunities to all members of its workforce through Institutional programming. Division of Philanthropy offers 75+ specialized professional development sessions designed for staff each year through its in-house learning program, the Center for Advancement Training.*

*All benefits subject to Institute changes

We’re hiring! Learn more about working in the Division of Philanthropy and view all open positions.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS, and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong. As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff. Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Officer, Jimmy Fund Golf

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brookline, MA

Full Time

Jimmy Fund Golf (JFG) is one of the nation’s oldest and largest organized charity golf programs. We support over 140 annual volunteer-run community golf…


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