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Sanford Health Foundation Development Specialist | Foundation | Fargo in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Bank Of The West Building
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Carries out a variety of healthcare development activities for Sanford and holds a support role within the Sanford Foundation. Provides support for the Foundation’s development and stewardship functions by assisting with office coordination and fundraising efforts. Responsible for providing support to development team including volunteer arrangements, logistical needs, special events, and database management. As well as overseeing donor stewardship efforts, writing for donor communications, making personal contacts, and solicitation gifts from corporate donors/prospects and also collaborating with development support teams including IT, finance, and reporting. Willingness take part in fundraising efforts. Possesses self-initiating skills and desires. Has strong written, verbal and listening communication skills. Knowledgeable of development strategies and skills pertinent to making personal solicitations. Will assist with metric reports and monitor flow of information between central services team and development team.

Comfortable with public speaking in front of groups and on an individual basis, as needed. Well organized and has the ability to work well with interruptions and stress. Has both flexibility and adaptability skills to accommodate changing situations and workloads. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects to completion and possess a strong sense of customer service.


Bachelor's degree required.

Previous experience in fundraising, volunteer coordination, development, marketing, sales, and/or journalism is preferred. Established written, verbal and listening communication skills required. Must have the ability to work well with interruptions and stress. Must possess organizational and outstanding customer service skills. Experience with Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel preferred. Previous database experience beneficial.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

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Job Function: External Affairs
Req Number: R-30232
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