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Methodist Health System
December 31, 2021
Dallas, Texas
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DALLAS, TX, 75265-5999
Full-time · Day · 8am-5pm
Req # 20063085

Your Job:


Directly responsible for developing long-term relationship with foundations, families, corporations and individuals to result in financial gifts and grants to support the mission of Methodist Health System; to support the VP of Development with his/her development activities and priorities.

Your Job Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • At least 5-7 years' experience in development or related field
  • Must have a track record of success soliciting major gifts, leading multimillion dollar capital campaigns, directing special events, and securing contributions from corporations and foundations
  • Exhibits excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build relationships with board members, donors, administrators, physicians, and staff
  • Strong relationships within the philanthropic community of the DFW Metroplex
  • A polished and self-confident leader with insight, maturity, and compassion
  • Provides leadership and guidance to other leaders and staff in goal-setting, problem-solving, resource management, and outcome achievement
  • Organizes and utilizes time efficiently to complete assignments
  • Preferably, some experience in large event production
  • Collaborative team player

Your Job Responsibilities:

  • Major Gifts Officer
  • Manage selected fundraising programs (ie. Grateful Patient, Legacy Giving, Current Needs Giving, Capital Campaigns, Major Gifts) and assigned new DFW markets
  • Priority in building new relationships with potential donors; Build Portfolio
  • Works toward individual and shared foundation goals
  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information: Methodist Health System is a highly revered, leading nonprofit healthcare organization in Dallas, Texas. Named on of the fastest-growing health systems in America by Modern Healthcare, Methodist will soon include 11 hospitals, either through ownership or affiliation. Our wholly owned and full-service hospitals include Methodist Dallas, Methodist Charlton, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson Medical Centers; Methodist Richardson -- Campus for Continuing Care; and, opening fall 2020 Methodist Midlothian Medical Center.  Our affiliated physician organization is Methodist Medical Group, which includes more than 50 healthcare clinics, two concierge medicine clinics, an urgent care clinic and a virtual care platform known as MethodistNOW. At Methodist, we strive to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve -- one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups.  Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we've earned:

  • Magnet® designations for Methodist Dallas, Methodist Mansfield, and Methodist Richardson
  • A Best Place to Work 15 years straight by the Dallas Business Journal
  • A 150 Great Places to Work in Health care nine years in a row by Becker's Hospital Review
  • Military Friendly Employer
  • One of three 2019 Top Healthcare Diversity Organizations in the U.S.
  • Ranked No. 2 on DiversityInc's List of Top Hospitals and Health Systems in America, 2018

Our Care Commitments

  • Take Care of Patients
  • Take Care of Each Other
  • Take Care of Ourselves
  • Take Care of Methodist


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