Virginia Mason Foundation

Development Officer - Individual Giving

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level. 

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters -our patients. 

The Development Officer, under general direction, identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards donors; serves as development liaison; supports fundraising special projects, development initiatives, and goal setting. Builds relationships to secure major gifts, and /or corporate gifts, grants from corporations, organizations, and individuals.

Successful fundraising experience in the not-for-profit and/or for profit sector with expertise in 3 or more of the following areas:

  • Major Gifts Cultivation / Stewardship
  • Prospect Identification Annual Appeal
  • Event Management Program Administration
  • Moves Management Corporate Giving
  • Grants

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


Bachelor’s degree required.  Minimum 5 years of related experience in individual donor development, and or fund development. Demonstrated success in securing major support and gifts of ($10,000 or more) from individuals, private and or public sources for profit and or non-profit organizations. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge or other fundraising database systems, and MS Office applications, is required. The Development Officer must demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics in working with highly confidential and sensitive information.

The Development Officer must also have knowledge of development/fundraising concepts and appropriate solicitation techniques. Strong interpersonal/human relations are a must, including strong verbal and professional written communication skills, project management experience and marketing and presentation skills.

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