Rochester Regional Health Foundations - Development Officer Email

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Name of Organization:
Rochester Regional Health Foundations

Title of Position:
Development Officer

Starting Date:

Salary Range:
$70,000 - $90,000

Organization Website:

Description of Responsibilities:


At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Pension Plan
  • Retirement Plan
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits Effective Date of Hire
  • Same Day Pay through Daily Pay


  • The Development Officer is responsible for identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift prospects and donors to Rochester Regional Health. The Development Officer will effectively manage a major gift pipeline for Rochester Regional Health hospital, clinical departments, community programs and/or service Lines, and ideally raise in excess of $750,000 per year.


  • Full Time


  • 330 Monroe Avenue


  • The Foundations


  • Weekdays, flexibility required


  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent combination of education 3 to 5 years sales and/or fundraising experience required
  • Must be available to support Foundation events that occasionally occur on weeknights and weekends


Fundraising Strategy and Planning:

  • Execute the fundraising plans for one or more areas of the development team, such as: major giving, planned giving, grateful patient philanthropy, corporate giving, etc. Focus on identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects within an assigned portfolio. Consistently utilize Raiser’s Edge to document all activities, including written strategies, actions and proposals. Ensure that all fundraising activities with patients are compliant with all state and federal HIPAA privacy regulations.

Donor Relations:

  • Partner with foundation colleagues, clinicians, volunteers, and others to develop relationships with prospective donors that lead to gifts. Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects and donors to maximize their philanthropic contributions. Work closely with clinical teams and leadership at RRH to align fundraising efforts to maximize impact. Manage activities to ensure achievement of annual metrics for visits, asks and gifts. Write and assist in the drafting of major gift proposals.


  • BA (Required)


  • Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • For disease specific care programs refer to the program specific requirements of the department for further specifications on experience and educational expectations, including continuing education requirements. Any physical requirements reported by a prospective employee and/or employee’s physician or delegate will be considered for accommodations.


  • $70,000.00 - $90,000.00
The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for a successful full-time applicant. It may be modified in the future and eligible for additional pay components. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans by a prospective employee and/or employee’s Physician or delegate will be considered for accommodations.
Specific Requirements of Position:
Major Gift Solicitation
Planned Gifts

Position Reports to:
Jared Longmore
Assistant Vice President, Advancement
Send Correspondence to:
Taryn DeRosa
Corporate Recruiter
Rochester Regional Health
[email protected]
On-Line Application Link (if Applicable):

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter