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Major Gifts Officer
Facility: 601 Broadway  
Area of Interest: Non-Profit/Fundraising Shift Type: Day
Requisition ID: 54359 Language:
Employment Type: Full-Time Minimum: $60,240.18
Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years Mid-point: $75,300.477
Education Required: Bachelors Degree Maximum: $90,360.781
Certification/Licensure/Registrations Required:


Denver Health Foundation has been accelerating the work of Denver Health & Hospital Authority for more than 20 years by securing philanthropic support and investments. Given the aspiring agenda of Denver Health, the Foundation is planning for the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of the organization. The Major Gifts Team will be essential to the success of this exercise. The Major Gifts Team will play a vital role in the success of the campaign by helping build and establish key individual relationships that will translate into significant financial commitments to the organization.

The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) works closely with the Director of Major Gifts, the Major Gifts Team, the Campaign Director, and the Executive Director to develop and implement strategies for the major gift program. The primary objective of the MGO is to invest prospective donors in the vision of Denver Health and to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donor’s interests, passions and values and to secure financial investments as a result of these relationships. The MGO will be responsible for a portfolio of approximately 100 major gift donors and prospects.


Education 1. Bachelor’s Degree required. 2. Master’s Degree preferred.

Experience 1. Three years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising experience with major gifts required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 1. Demonstrated ability to meet financial goals for major gift giving. 2. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively. 3. Demonstrated ability to persuade others. 4. Ability to multi task, meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision. 5. Strong written, oral and presentation communication skills. 6. Experience with constituent relationship management system. 7. Attention to detail and strong project management skills. 8. Ability to work as part of a team. 9. Professional attitude and appearance.

Computers and Technology 1. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.

As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.

Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.

We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

“Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.”

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