Chapters Health System
  • Development
  • Sun City Center, FL, USA
  • Full Time
  • Professional (Non-Clin)

As a compassionate non-profit organization since 1983, Chapters Health System is committed to enhancing the lives of those affected by advancing age or illness. Through our comprehensive system of healthcare choices, we deliver expert care and heartfelt support to guide the community during the aging and end-of-life journey. From hospice and palliative care for adults and children suffering with life-limiting illnesses to in-home and community-based services for frail but independent seniors, Chapters Health offers a wide range of support services along life's ever-changing landscape.


The Senior Major Gifts Officer cultivates, solicits, stewards and closes gifts from existing donors and prospects.  Responsible for generating $1 million or more in gifts annually.



  • Undergraduate degree, relevant Masters preferred
  • Five years experience major gifts, or senior level development; healthcare philanthropy preferred
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent public speaking and individual presentation skills
  • Well developed interpersonal skills
  • Computer software experience including Internet research, office products, presentation and relational database Familiarity with Raisers Edge software a plus
  • Valid Florida driver's license and automobile insurance according to Company policy
  • Ability to travel extensively
  • Highly organized; able to effectively manage many tasks simultaneously
  • Goal oriented, self motivated
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Must be highly energetic professional with a track record of building, nurturing and closing gifts in the six figure range
  • Understanding of healthcare industry and nonprofit organizations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines with strong organizational skills, attention to detail and documentation of follow-up



  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position


Responsibilities of all employees:

  • Represent the Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients
  • Comply with all State, federal and local government regulations, maintaining a strong position against fraud and abuse
  • Comply with Company policies, procedures and standard practices
  • Observe the Company's health, safety and security practices
  • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within the Company
  • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner
  • Promote the Company through participation in community and professional organizations
  • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels
  • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level
  • Advance electronic media skills
  • Support Company research and educational activities
  • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally
  • Participate in Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position


Job Specific Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a mentor and work strategist to maximize overall production to enhance overall major gift efforts for health system
  • Develop specific individual strategy for cultivation of major donor solicitation and manage on-going relationships with major donors
  • Manage a portfolio of primary prospects for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship with a gift potential individually of $25,000 or more; multi-year pledge potential of $100,000 or more with a total portfolio potential of $1 million or more annually.
  • In coordination with Vice President of Development, develop major gift cultivation and stewardship activities and coordinate planned giving fundraising materials
  • Write proposals, articles, or other support materials, prepare oral or written reports, and make presentations as requested by Vice President of Development
  • Continue own professional development; maintain professional licenses and certifications
  • Assist with organizational events
  • Perform other tasks as requested by the Vice President of Development




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