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Foundation Relations Specialist

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Florence
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Foundation Relations Specialist for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Variable shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 169405



Effectively cultivates, solicits and stewards a portfolio of prospects for campaigns and events.  Focuses on major gift donors to support the successful completion of a capital campaign and subsequent major gift initiative; annual gifts by increasing the number and size of sponsorship and annual gifts through staff stewardship and expansion of Foundation activities.



  1. Track monthly and annual progress toward measurable goals for number of activities.   
  2. Complete prospect and donor contact reports to ensure all donor and prospecting information is properly recorded in Raiser’s Edge database.  Responsible for the accuracy of files within the Raiser’s Edge software system.
  3. Oversee the utilization of volunteers in support of cultivation and solicitation activities. 
  4. Collaborate with the foundation team to help generate ideas to create interest and involvement opportunities for donors and prospects.
  5. Participate with the foundation team in annual review and revision of the long-range strategic plan to advance stewardship of donors and prospects. 
  6. Oversee all donor society activities.
  7. Responsible for providing all donor and prospect research information to major gift fundraisers.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent knowledge and skills obtained through a combination of education, training and experience preferred.



  • Minimum of five years’ experience in non-profit, account management, community fundraising or other applicable work is required.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising database is strongly preferred.
  • Connections in local community desirable



  • Ability to cultivate and sustain relationships and work effectively with a wide variety of constituencies
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of computers and related software and other standard office equipment
  • Strong writing and project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to lead in the promotion of benefits associated with philanthropy in healthcare
  • Proficient with MS Office programs
  • Excellent customer service skills


Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Florence community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Florence, Riverbend Annex (417)
Job Category:  Business, Administrative & Facilities 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $26.71, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: 


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Florence || Business, Administrative & Facilities || Other - Administrative || Full Time || FOUNDATION

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

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