St. Mary Medical Center (Dignity Health)

Position Title:

General Development Officer


Long Beach, California

Position Description:

St. Mary Medical Center Foundation (SMMCF) in downtown Long Beach has an opening for a Development Officer, a new position in our nine-person office. The duties of the position include building and maintaining relationships with existing donors and prospects in support of Annual, Corporate, Major and Planned Gifts. The position also coordinates the department Stewardship Program including recognition, benefits and communications. The position has an active role in a new Culture of Gratitude Program designed to help identify grateful patients/families through relationships with physicians and other clinicians. The Development Officer also will serve as the lead staff for the Annual Charity Golf Tournament (June) and support a calendar of donor cultivation events (dinners, luncheons, receptions).

Education Requirement:

Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in related field.


Strong interest in fundraising or non-profit relationship sales.


Some experience with annual fund, major gift fundraising and capital campaigns.


Must be world class multitasker. Enjoys people and engagement with all donors including those over age 55, be a strong advocate for the role of fundraising in the making the world a better place, solid verbal and written communication skills, face-paced, high-energy, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, proficient computer skills in word, excel and database software.

Position is a full-time hourly post (40 hours or 36 upon request) with health and vacation benefits.

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Posted:  11-10-2017