: Principal Giving & Revenue Strategy Officer

The Micheal J. Fox Foundation

Posted: 5/7/2019

Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: Other

Primary domain: Other

City: New York

Postal code: 10011

State: New York

Country: United States

Organization Information:


Not Available



Mission statement:

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) was founded in 2000 with one clear objective: accelerating meaningful therapeutic advances and, ultimately, a cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD).    

Position Details:

Job Description:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:  

Principal Giving

-              Act as the administrative point person for stewardship of Principal Giving (PG) donors.  

-              Maintain PG donor portfolio and prospect records including the recording of action items in the CRM and have a deep understanding of these often complex relationships.   

-              Assist with meeting preparation and note taking at Principal Giving donor meetings, coordinating directly with Co-Founder, CEO, and other senior leadership when necessary.  

-              Help track needed follow up / outreach across the Principal Giving portfolio. 

-              Support the creation of content and facilitate targeted interactions (pitches, updates and speaking activities) for principal donors and prospects. 

-              Draft correspondence to PG constituents. 


Revenue Strategy 

-              Monitor and report changes across a suite of revenue strategy reporting and escalate to manager. 

-              Prepare a suite of recurring revenue reports. 

-              Participate in regular business reviews with key Development stakeholders. 

-              Ensure reporting, analytics and dashboard needs are met. Build new revenue reports as needed. 

-              Interpret data across vertical, and sub-vertical performance and identify levers for driving revenue growth. 

-              Leverage data to provide actionable insights to stakeholders.  

-              Identify opportunities to improve current reporting formats, processes and systems 


The ideal candidate will be a proactive, self-directed and approachable problem-solver who confers a sense of urgency and customer service with constituents, teammates, and colleagues.  

Soft skills and culture 

-              Must be comfortable with shifting roles and responsibilities – someone who does what it takes to get the job done. 

-              Extremely organized and able to think big picture while maintaining excellent attention to detail. 

-              At home in a team environment, possessing a collaborative, interactive work style with an eagerness to learn from more experienced team members. 

-              A self-starting mentality with sound judgment and an ability to anticipate needs without explicit direction. 

-              Embodies civility, customer service, entrepreneurial thinking, and work ethic. 

-              Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills. 

-              Professionalism is essential as this person will frequently interact with senior leadership at the Foundation

-              High EQ.  

-              A positive, “yes and…” mentality is a must. 


Discrete qualifications and hard skills 

-              2 – 4 years professional experience in either for-profit or non-profit organizations in a Sales / Development or a Sales Operations / Development Operations role. 

-              Undergraduate degree in related field (this includes, but is not limited to business, marketing, analytics, economics, engineering, management). 

-              Strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate confidently and with empathy, both within the Foundation and externally. 

-              Experience with common workplace tools including: Salesforce, MS Office (especially Excel). Experience with business intelligence tools (Tableau, Domo, etc) a plus. 



Not Specified


Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should send resume and thoughtful cover letter to link. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted. Submissions without cover letters will not be considered.



The Michael J Fox Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.



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