Annual & Special Gifts Officer

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 53363

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 General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, York Health Foundation, plans, coordinates, executes and reports on annual or targeted giving campaigns, employee and physician fund raising, and selected annual, major and planned giving donors. Develops/implements effective solicitation, cultivation and stewardship strategies and programs. Works as one integrated philanthropy team to implement best practice philanthropic strategies, build a culture of philanthropy at WellSpan and build standard, efficient processes where appropriate.  

Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Organizes annual/targeted giving campaigns and oversees the implementation of campaigns to meet objectives
  2. Works in coordination with the Executive Director to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and potential donors
  3. Builds relationships and works effectively with physicians, employees, patients, colleagues and the public at large
  4. Builds, maintains and solicits a personal portfolio of special gift and major gift donors, developing potential major and planned giving prospects
  5. Analyzes results of giving campaigns and effects action to meet campaign goals and timelines on a continual basis
  6. Analysis large amounts of donor data to effectively target and prioritize donors with the greatest affinity and capacity for giving
  7. Ability to articulate the mission of WellSpan generally and the campaign objectives specifically in a manner that encourages donors and prospective donors to participate in the campaign
  8. Participates in planning long-term Philanthropy goals and strategies
  9. Presentations to individuals and groups on giving opportunities
  10. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise
  11. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment and safety standards
  12. Presents a professional appearance
  13. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation


Required Skills

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

5 years Annual giving or major gifts fundraising experience. Proven track record of organizing and executing campaigns. Willingness and ability to work collaboratively with staff and volunteers. Ability to think strategically. Excellent verbal and presentation skills.


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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