Gift Planning Officer

Job Title: Gift Planning Officer

Organization Name: Northwest Kidney Centers

Closing Date (if unspecified, write "until filled"): until filled

Organization Type: Healthcare

Job Description:

Northwest Kidney Centers has an outstanding opportunity for a Gift Planning Officer in Burien, WA.Founded in Seattle in 1962, Northwest Kidney Centers (NKC) is the world’s first dialysis organization. We provide more than 250,000 dialysis treatments annually for patients primarily in 15 clinics, patients’ homes and in area hospitals. What we do, we do for patients. Our Centers continue to grow as does our commitment to support excellence in supportive, wraparound services for our patients, their families and the community.As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization we raise donations via private donations, corporate relationships, special events, grants and programs. Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance help meet the cost of dialysis treatments. But our fund raising team still holds a vital role in further supporting patient care at Northwest Kidney Centers.

Responsibilities: The Gift Planning Officer is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating Northwest Kidney Centers’ major and planned gift programs, and managing special fundraising projects and campaigns. This includes working with Northwest Kidney Centers leadership, staff, trustees, Foundation board members, physicians and community volunteers to develop and market an ongoing charitable giving program focusing on major and planned/deferred gifts, counseling current and prospective donors about the philanthropic and tax advantages of planned giving, and ensuring compliance with ethical standards and legal/regulatory requirements.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree, preferably in marketing, communications, public relations, political science, journalism, or business administration.

Five years of related work experience involving directing successful major/planned giving campaigns for healthcare, education or other nonprofit cause.

Proven experience of ability to successfully cultivate, solicit and close significant major and planned gifts. Current driver's license valid in the state of Washington, car insurance and access to reliable transportation for local travel.

Preferred qualifications: Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential.

Strong writing skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and knowledge of fund development best practices

Work Hours: Full-time, Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Northwest Kidney Centers is an equal opportunity employer. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetics or veteran status.

How to apply:

Please apply via the Northwest Kidney Centers career site: For questions, please contact Mary, HR Recruiter at