Executive Vice President for Development and Communications

Scripps Research - San Diego, CA
Scripps Research seeks a passionate philanthropic leader and powerful communicator to serve as Executive Vice President for Development and Communications.

The Executive Vice President will be a thought leader and strategic advisor to the President and CEO, senior administrative leaders, and the board. The Executive Vice President will be charged with driving success in a campaign and major fundraising initiatives, partnering with the President and board to build relationships that drive seven-, eight-, and nine-figure gifts. The Executive Vice President will create communications strategies and compelling messaging that position Scripps as a global leader in biomedical research and drug development and a platform for philanthropic partners seeking meaningful impact on human health. The Executive Vice President will promote and protect the brand and reputation of Scripps among constituents and ensure alignment of communications across platforms and audiences. The Executive Vice President will lead the Philanthropy and Marketing and Communications teams.

Scripps is one of the most influential scientific organizations in the world, unparalleled in propelling innovation in science and medicine. Its unique structure merges studies in biology, chemistry, and medicine with translational science to produce the next generation of drugs and advances in medicine. New discoveries are translated into innovative medicines. Scripps has a top-ranked graduate program that trains the next generation of scientific leaders to push the frontiers of science.

“At Scripps, our culture is distinct in our lack of barriers and bureaucracy. We all have the same north star: improving human health as swiftly as possible.

We have a tremendous opportunity to expand our impact as we celebrate our centennial year in 2024 and look ahead to the next century. With the centennial celebration we will be launching our first comprehensive campaign. To realize our vision, I need a partner who shares our values, passion, and commitment, and who comes with exceptional skills in engaging philanthropic partners at the highest levels. Scripps is poised for transformational growth and impact—join us and play a key role in making it happen.”
— Dr. Peter Schultz, President and CEO

For more information, including core competencies and qualifications, please refer to the full prospectus.