Major Gifts Officer

Silver Spring, Maryland
Nov 09, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Job Title:

Major Gifts Officer

Employment Type:

Full time



Position Highlights:
  • You will have an opportunity to transform healthcare in America through your work.
  • Be on the frontlines of inspiring change and growth in your community.
  • Be part of a team of experienced fundraisers.
  • Manage the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship for prospects who give up to $10,000 annually.
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits - Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access, Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)
  • Quality of Life:Flexible work schedules
  • Advancement:Career growth opportunities

Location:Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers, all a short driving distance from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD

R esponsibilities:

The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for coordinating and implementing an established comprehensive plan for developing key internal and external donors' relationships by cultivating philanthropic support and forging new opportunities. The Fundraising Program and activities include individual community and corporate donations, fundraising events, prospect proposals, planned and annual giving campaigns, and major and institutional gifts.

Works directly with the Chief Development Officer to execute a multi-faceted fund development program which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization and to insure the best results from solicitations.

Supports the Mission of Trinity Health, Holy Cross Health, and Holy Cross Health Foundation.

What you will need:

  • A four-year college degree is required, and an advanced degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 to 7 years' experience in fund development/philanthropy.
  • A proven track record in cultivating and securing major gifts and planned gifts.
  • Must have superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have superior interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Word, spreadsheet, and data base packages.
  • Must possess integrity, be trustworthy, and inspire the confidence of donors and potential donors.

About us:

Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties - Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services. We were named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for 2021.

Holy Cross Health is the only health care provider in Maryland to receive the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval Award from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence every year since 1999.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) stat us.


Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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