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Senior Philanthropy Officer

Health First Foundation Northern Arizona
Arizona, United States
$90,000.00 - $110,000.00
Closing date
Nov 2, 2022


At Health First Foundation Northern Arizona, we believe everyone should have the opportunity to achieve their best possible health. With health-passionate staff, partners, and donors, we raise funds to promote health, improved well-being, and vibrant communities. A leading charity in our region, Health First has raised and invested $18 million to support nonprofit programs that reduce chronic health conditions and severity, provide better access to physical and mental health care, promote disease prevention, and educate people on healthy lifestyles. Our funded programs have helped 600,000 people achieve better health. Health First is dedicated to its donors and their interests. We see donors as partners in our mission and consistently express our gratitude to them for making a difference in the communities we serve.

Health First team members are change-makers who embrace innovation, excellence, integrity, collaboration, impact, and accountability. Health First Foundation has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator and the 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Candid/GuideStar. It is a Healthy People 2030 Champion recognized by the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

The foundation has offices in Flagstaff and Sedona, and our reach extends to Mohave, Coconino, Yavapai, Apache, and Navajo counties.


Reporting to the President & CEO, the Senior Philanthropy Officer will work with individual donors, businesses, and foundations to raise funds to support the Health First mission. The officer will qualify, cultivate, and steward a portfolio of donors and prospective donors. She or he will take a leading role in designing and managing annual development initiatives and special events to expand the foundation’s reach, donors, and giving base. The position works collaboratively with foundation leadership and communications in developing a comprehensive stewardship journey for donors utilizing the Virtuous responsive fundraising platform.

This hybrid position will require travel to foundation offices and areas in northern Arizona.


  • Bachelor’s degree in fundraising, sales, business, marketing, or communications
  • Minimum four years of experience in fundraising or sales and marketing
  • Experience with face-to-face donor solicitation and fundraising techniques with an emphasis on customer relationship building
  • Proven success securing major gifts
  • Confident interpersonal skills and social intelligence
  • Experience with CRM or donor database systems
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge of northern Arizona and its people
  • Willing and able to travel to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual donors
  • The ideal candidate is an independent, highly self-motivated, professional, and proactive fundraiser with the ability to work seamlessly as a committed member of the Health First team. He or she is energetic, creative, and a problem-solver; one who pays careful attention to accuracy, detail, and quality of work.

Include a letter of interest with your resume. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Health First Foundation Northern Arizona is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes and celebrates diversity and inclusion in our work and workplace. Please visit to learn more about Health First Foundation.

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