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Sanford Health Major Gifts Officer - Foundation Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford House
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2335 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Department Details

Mission-driven, fulfilling work. Fast paced environment. Opportunity to make a true impact in local healthcare. Accountability to performance metrics with clear expectations.

Job Summary

Carries out a variety of healthcare development opportunities for Sanford Health. Key responsibilities in development administration, donor recognition, major gift cultivation and solicitation, along with donor stewardship. We're looking for a candidate to possess the following qualities:

Ability to discover, cultivate and solicit donors at a $10,000+ gift amount

Excellent, verbal, written and intrapersonal skills

Self starter and ability to manage a portfolio of up to 200 donors

Responsibilities include writing for donor communication, making personal contacts with and soliciting gifts from corporate donors and prospects, leading specific fundraising campaigns, and collaborating with support team. Has an entrepreneurial spirit to identify and implement development opportunities as well as self-initiating skills and desires. Possess strong written, verbal and listening communication skills. Knowledgeable of development strategies and skills pertinent to making personal solicitations. Well organized with the ability to work well with interruptions and stress. Possesses flexibility and adaptability skills, which help to accommodate changing situations and workloads. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects to completion and possess a strong sense of customer service. Manages a diverse portfolio through traditional cultivation methods.


Bachelor’s degree is required.

Familiarity with marketing principles as they apply to fundraising.

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification designation preferred.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: External Affairs
Req Number: R-59159
Featured: No