Development Officer, Healthcare

Griffin Hospital
Connecticut, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 23, 2023

The Development Officer builds mutually beneficial, long-term partnerships between Griffin Hospital and individual donors.  The Officer will develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new and existing donors.  This position reports to the Executive Director of the Development Fund.


  • Identify, cultivate and solicit prospects and donors, working creatively with the Director and hospital leadership
  • Design and implement stewardship strategies
  • Develops, writes and presents proposals in alignment with hospital priorities and donors’ interest
  • Track and report progress using specific metrics
  • Participate in after-hours community events
  • Participate as an important member of the Griffin Hospital Development team, assisting in other activities and initiatives as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Demonstrated experience, success, and progressive responsibility in fundraising with a minimum of five years experience
  • Experience motivating and managing volunteer leadership and senior leadership staff
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously with close attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge database and Microsoft Office Suite 

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Griffin Hospital is a 160-bed acute care community hospital serving more than 200,000 residents of the Lower Naugatuck Valley Region. Griffin is affiliated with the Yale School of Medicine, The Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.  The Hospital also serves as the flagship hospital for Planetree, an international leader in patient-centered care and has received national recognition for creating a healthcare facilities and an approach to patient care that is responsive to the needs of patients.

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