Dignity Health Philanthropy Development Officer in LONG BEACH, California


Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California. The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit for more information.


The Philanthropy Officer post is a junior position reporting to the Sr. Director of Philanthropy at the St. Mary Medical Center Foundation, (SMMCF), serving a not-for-profit hospital in Long Beach, CA. SMMCF is part of Dignity Health, a large health care system with hospitals in three western states. The duties of the position include building and maintaining relationships with existing donors and prospects in support of Annual, Corporate, Major and Planned Gifts. The position also coordinates the department Stewardship Program including recognition, benefits and communications. The post also has an active role in a new Culture of Gratitude Program designed to help identify grateful patients/families through relationships with physicians and other clinicians. The Philanthropy Officer will serve as the lead staff for the Annual Charity Golf Tournament (June) and support a calendar of donor cultivation events (dinners, luncheons, receptions).


  • Strong interest in fundraising or relationship sales

  • Experience with annual fund, major gift fundraising and capital campaigns

  • Enjoys people and interaction with donors over age 55, strong advocate for the role of fundraising in the making the world a better place, solid verbal and written communication skills, fast paced, high energy, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, proficient computer skills in word, excel and database software.

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Job ID 2017-40225

Employment Type Full Time

Department Philanthropy / Foundation

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Monday-Friday