Development Officer- Philanthropy

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so.  Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.


The Development Officer- Philanthropy works within the Foundation’s team of development professionals to maintain and grow a portfolio of individual, corporate and foundation donors and donor prospects, with a particular focus on cultivating, securing and stewarding major and planned gifts as well as annual gifts at $10,000 or more to support Carilion Clinic.  Responsible for meeting established visit and solicitation goals and for meeting revenue goals. 

The Development Officer- Philanthropy will also assist with our upcoming capital campaign including providing input on campaign strategy, managing prospect lists, developing and executing targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a range of projects, preparing and providing support to staff, board members and volunteers for solicitation, and planning and managing cultivation events.


Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, education, psychology, English or related field conducive to major gift fundraising required.

Experience: Minimum five years in fundraising, with an established track record in major gift solicitation and program management. Experience in health care/hospital setting preferred. Previous Capital Campaign experience is highly desirable. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Database experience is required – Raiser’s Edge preferred.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: CFRE Certification preferred

Other Minimum Qualifications: Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to maintain positive relationships with donors and prospective donors; Excellent skills in verbal and written communications; must possess the highest standards of ethics as accepted by the professional fundraising community; must relate well to co-workers, peers, and superiors of the organization as well as to donors and prospective donors; be an active member of a fundraising professional associations, i.e., Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) or the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE)

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 57173 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Fralin Center 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: 8:30 - 5:30 Monday - Friday, some evenings
Recruiter: JASON A BISHOP 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4039 
Recruiter Email: JABishop1@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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