Dignity Health Director of Philanthropy in LOS ANGELES, California


Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visitfor more information.


Position Summary:

Responsible for planning and administering a comprehensive and balanced fundraising program in support of of the organization's goals. This position will likely have both direct fund-raising and operational and / or program oversight as part of their job portfolio. Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the fundraising progress toward individual and team goals and work toward the sucessful attainment of those goals according to the development plan.

  • Manages a portfolio of prospects and donors to build and maintain a prospect and donor base for the Foundation. Works with prospects and develop their relationship with the organization, ultimately increasing giving.

  • Sets and implements complex strategic activities/collateral for fundraising. Creates menu of giving opportunities and writes case statements and proposals.

  • Oversees the management and recuitment of staff, volunteer and support groups, councils, committees and measures their impact on the overall goals of the associatred organization.



Minimum Qualifications:


  • Minimum of five (5) years of not-for-profit fundraising and development experience. Minimum of three (3) years of management experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a combination of education and/or additional job-related experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree.

Special Skills:

  • Ability to communicate and connect effectively with a diverse audience of donors, potential donors, high-level volunteers and hospital leaders, including physicians and corporate executives.

  • Skilled public speaker and networker who is comfortable building new ties with both individual and corporate donors, and adept at navigating complex relationships.

  • Demonstrated experience with recruiting top leadership for volunteer committee positions.

  • Track record of success in implementing and managing all aspects of both small- and large-scale event production, from creative vision and planning to securing corporate sponsorships, as well as day-of execution and post-event donor stewardship.

  • Fluent in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as online platforms (website, social media).

  • Familiarity with Blackbaud CRM helpful.

  • Knowledge of downtown Los Angeles community a plus.

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Job ID 2018-52893

Employment Type Full Time

Department Foundation

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility California Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Mon-Fri