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Major Gifts Officer


Allina Health | Minneapolis, MN
Salary Range: $47.90-60.26

Responsible for managing the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects. Consistently delivers revenue needed for organizational priorities. Protects the mission, goals, and values of the organization. Builds trusting relationships with prospects and connects benefactors with organizational need. Represents single or multiple priorities of Allina Health and directly interfaces with a system-wide team of MGOs. Has established knowledge of gift planning concepts and methods. Maintains a network of allied professionals and agents of wealth.

Key Position Details:

  • Hybrid Position with approx. 80% Remote
  • Travel may be Required on a Minimal Basis (Currently No-Travel Required)
  • M-F 8 Hour Shifts
  • Flexible Start Times between 730am-900am
  • Periodic Weekend and Evening Work to meet with Potential Donors
  • No Holidays

Job Description:
Principle Responsibilities

  • Donor engagement and solicitation
  • Identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors with gift capacity of $50,000+ including targeted plans for each assigned prospect;
  • Effectively manages a portfolio of individual benefactors and prospects capable of giving up to $1,000,000+;
  • Develops and implements a strategic plan of action with objectives, timelines and evaluation plans for portfolio;
  • Meets or exceeds AHS’s metrics related to performance, including numbers of visits, proposals, etc.; and
  • Meets or exceeds revenue goals.
  • Philanthropy priority execution
  • Ensures gift solicitations and strategies align with the goals and objectives of Allina Health.
  • Collaborating with Prospect Development, plans strategies to build pipeline for MGO prospects, working with the philanthropy team to maximize development of major gifts to Allina Health; and Works independently while also providing guidance to other team members.
  • Non fundraising administrative functions
  • Collaborates in the development of annual fundraising projections and estimation of expenses for the Office of Philanthropy budget;
  • Assist in the preparation of solicitation materials in collaboration with other departments for individuals, corporations, and foundations for annual support; and
  • Serves as a member of the Allina Health Foundation Major & Planned Giving team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, fundraising or related degree
  • 5+ years fundraising experience with a proven track record raising major and planned gifts, and/or complex gift arrangements
  • 5+ major gifts experience with a successful track record of growing related revenue, responsibility working on campaigns, and experience working with senior leadership and leadership volunteers
  • 5+ years experience representing an organization in one-on-one visits with benefactors and prospects. Record of professional integrity and successful problem-solving, while juggle multiple stakeholder interests


  • Certified Fund Raising Executive preferred
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Business, fundraising or related degree

Physical Demands

  • Lifting weight Up to 10 lbs. occasionally, negligible weight frequently
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