Development Officer

Job ID: R-27198
Category: Professional/Managerial
Department: Office Of Philanthropy
Shift: Days
Location: Pasadena, CA
When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of compassionate community care. Over the past 129 years, we’ve grown from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging for our patients and our employees. When you join the Huntington family, you’ll be empowered to enact change that continuously improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and dignity, to all who need it.

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Compensation Range:

Anticipated Base compensation rate is in the range of $87,360.00 – $104,830.00 / Year depending on qualifications and experience.


863000 Office Of Philanthropy


The Development Officer is an essential member of the hospital's advancement team and will work collaboratively with Office of Philanthropy staff in support of strategic fundraising efforts. The incumbent will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospects with emphasis on acquiring major gifts. The Development Officer will manage a portfolio of 100-150 mid-level prospects, with a focus on discovery and donor engagement. This position requires flexibility of hours, including some evenings and weekends. This position has a hybrid schedule.

A cover letter highlighting your experience, and interest is required.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in fundraising, marketing, communications, or related field.

Minimum of 3 – 5 years of fundraising experience in a not-for-profit setting required.
Experience with Blackbaud software a plus; ability to learn and become proficient with this software will be required.


  • Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards donors and prospects, through visits and other forms of direct personal contact in accordance with performance targets.

  • Manages a portfolio of 100-150 donors with focus on securing gifts at the leadership annual fund level and will help to expand the mid-level gifts program.

  • Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with development colleagues to maximize the department's total gift revenue.

  • Assists in short- and long-range strategic planning activities to create and implement fund-raising goals and objectives.

  • Implements day-to-day department-based development strategies and activities to ensure their integration into the Office of Philanthropy's overall development program.

  • Researches, writes, edits, and oversees the preparation of persuasive and accurate solicitations, proposals, stewardship reports, correspondence, and other development-related communication material in support of the department's fund-raising activities.


  • The incumbent will have highly developed written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. 

  • Solid understanding of basic fundraising principles.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, and ability to confidently interact with individuals at all levels.

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Efficient while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Organized, systematic and able to prioritize, schedule and perform complex tasks on time and with minimal supervision.

  • Able to maintain confidentiality; demonstrate sound judgement and discretion.

  • Ability to liaise with other departments to achieve fundraising goals.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Worker Type:


Full time