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PeaceHealth Development Officer - Foundation in Vancouver, Washington


PeaceHealth is seeking a Development Officer for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $47.48 – $71.22. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

Responsible for growing and maintaining a comprehensive major gifts/planned giving program focused on attracting gifts in excess of $25,000 (or the defined major gift threshold). Builds strong relationships with major/planned giving donors and prospects and actively develops a major/planned giving pipeline of larger gifts and increased revenue.

What you will enjoy:

  • Researching and managing a portfolio of major donors and prospects.

  • Developing written cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans, utilizing a moves management approach to engage prospects and donors.

  • Engaging in face-to-face contacts with identified, qualified potential and existing major gift donors. Providing documentation of activities as part of a management program recorded in Raisers Edge.

  • Engaging board members, physicians, leadership and volunteers in the education, cultivation, solicitation, closure and stewardship of major gift prospects/donors.

  • Providing leadership and support to fundraising committees and physicians to assist in prospect identification and cultivation, training, solicitation and stewardship of donors and prospects of $25,000 (or the defined major gift threshold) and above.

  • Continuing to build a portfolio of qualified prospects.

  • Yielding major gifts solicitations and contributions to successfully meet annual pre-determined organizational fundraising goals.

  • Developing plans and managing processes to provide exceptional donor recognition and stewardship for major gift donors.

  • Attending events that relate to major gift prospects and donors.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in fundraising, business administration, communication, marketing or equivalent combination of education and experience .

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in successful identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects/donors, preferably in a healthcare, academic medicine or higher education environment.

  • Experience recruiting and managing volunteers in the development process.

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) (preferred).

Other skills:

  • Ability to travel required.

  • Ability to secure significant individual gifts with outstanding follow-through and stewardship of donors' investments

  • Ability for a very high activity level in the field, strong initiative, and self-motivation

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Solid interpersonal skills to work effectively with hospital staff, physicians and other medical professionals, donors, volunteers, and the public

  • Ability to initiate programmatic activities independently, organize/set priorities, and complete work in a timely manner despite deadlines and competing requirements

  • Ability and willingness to be a team player and to adapt to changing priorities

  • Understanding and ability to explain basic planned giving vehicles and opportunities

  • Ability to embrace the fundraising ethics of compassion and PeaceHealth Mission

See how PeaceHealth is committed toInclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility ( .

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility ( .

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated or exempted for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons.