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Gifts Officer
Job ID #: 61006 Location: Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, St. Louis Park
Position Category: Professional / Non-Leadership Department: Development 8220
Employment Type: Full Time Education Required: Bachelor's Degree
Experience Required: 5+ years Union Representation: Non-Union (NONE)
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm Job Code: P2BHS
Hours/ Pay Period: 80 Date Posted: Mar 29, 2022

As a representative of Park Nicollet Foundation, the Gift Officer is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individuals, as well as developing and soliciting a robust pipeline of mid-level and major gift ($25,000+) donors. The position will develop relationships with individuals in early stage cultivation and/with whom the Foundation has little to no relationship with, maintain and steward mature donor relationships, promote grateful patient strategies and support and lead special projects, campaigns and committees. This position relates to donors, patients, staff, volunteers and prospective supporters in an effort to cultivate and develop relationships resulting in mid-level, major, and planned philanthropic gifts. Responsibilities include philanthropic case and campaign support, management of a donor/prospect portfolio, collaboration with the Foundation team, recording and reporting on activities and relationship moves and leadership in special campaigns, committees, projects and events as needed.


Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of successful mid-level gifts and major gift experience preferably in a health care or health-related nonprofit organization.

Special Knowledge/Skills/Certifications/Licenses:

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred or obtained within 12months.

• Strong communications and interpersonal skills
• Successful track record of raising funds, including mid-level gifts.
• Solid understanding of fundraising and fundraising campaigns, including annual giving programs

Candidate should understand the role of philanthropy and its significance in the future of health care and have at least five years of proven success securing major gifts and annual gifts. The candidate should understand and subscribe to professional standards of conduct regarding gift solicitation, donor cultivation and stewardship principles. The candidate should understand the role of philanthropy and its significance in the future of health care. The candidate should also understand the importance of community collaborations and encouraging collective impact.

• A high degree of comfort and confidence in meeting and conversing with key stakeholders
• Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
• Ability to work independently
• Effective donor portfolio management and contact reporting in RE
• Ability to communicate effectively writing, listening and speaking
• Ability to develop and maximize relationships, make connections,
• Ability to solicit and secure financial resource.
• Ability and knowledge of grant seeking, management and performance reporting
• Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

The candidate will be required to attend evening and weekend events as needed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Head + Heart, Together exists to inspire constant improvement together with patients, families, team members and the community. Our Head + Heart, Together behaviors define and set expectations for how we do our work and treat each other, our patients and their families. By aligning our behavior to Head + Heart, Together, we strengthen the core of our culture - putting patients and families at the center of everything we do.

Where to Apply
If you do not have access to the internet, you may visit our Human Resources office to apply at one of our application kiosks.

Park Nicollet Stilts Building -St. Louis Park
6700 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 952-993-1600

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After you have submitted your application for a non-union internal job opportunity, you will be contacted if you are selected to proceed through the internal interview process. You can learn more about this process on Facets under recruitment.
NOTE: if you are applying to your first internal position since being employed at Park Nicollet, please apply through My Self Service.

Park Nicollet Health Services has the following requirements for all non-contract internal applicants. Team members must:

  • be in their current position a minimum of 12 months
  • have an acceptable work record, including no written warnings or greater discipline within the past six months
  • demonstrate compliance with Park Nicollet's attendance and punctuality policy
  • notify their leader of their intention to apply for all internal positions

As part of our recruitment process, we reserve the right to conduct internal referencing on all internal applicants, which includes reviewing performance appraisals and any disciplinary actions.

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