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Swedish Health Services Director, Philanthropy - Foundation Major Gifts in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Shared Services is looking for a Director, Philanthropy (1.0 FTE, Days) to work in Foundation Major Gifts at Swedish Shared Services in Seattle, WA.

Responsible for directing and managing fundraising activities related to the acquisition of current major gifts exceeding $50,000. Develop and implement strategic plans designed to identify, cultivate and maintain relationships with individual, foundation, and corporate donors

In this position you will:

  • Responsible for raising donations for capital and operating needs to optimize fundraising success and help fulfill Swedish’s mission and strategic objectives.

  • Work closely with administrative and medical leadership to determine priority needs; provide fundraising and consultative services throughout Swedish regarding strategic planning and positioning activities to optimize fundraising potential.

  • Work closely with Foundation Board of Governors, Foundation President, and administration and physician leadership to develop and implement fundraising strategies consistent with Swedish’s goals.

  • Provide strong, creative, energetic, and strategic leadership on development initiatives to meet short- and long-term fundraising goals.

  • Develop strategies and implements activities to maximize relationships and donations from individuals, foundations, corporations, and organizations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 7 years progressively responsible fund raising experience

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Advanced degree is highly desirable

About Swedish Shared Services:

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Director/Executive

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Medical Pavillion (WA396) 1124 Columbia St Seattle, 98104

Req ID: 260007