Careers at Bloodworks Northwest

Job #8057 - Seattle (South Lake Union)

The Senior Philanthropic Officer joins a team of dedicated professionals committed to supporting our mission of saving lives and advancing research. This position is responsible for planning and executing a development plan to generate major gifts from individuals and families. Reporting directly to the Chief Investment and Partnership Officer (Development Director), this individual will manage a portfolio of 150 major donors and donor prospects. This individual will work closely with senior organizational executives, Board members, and 10-person Development team.

Required Qualifications:
  • At least 4 years direct experience in nonprofit development/fundraising, including donor identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Proven success cultivating and soliciting five-figure gifts;
  • Broad knowledge of the principles of moves management and ability to successfully carry out all aspects of the gift cycle;
  • Bachelors degree, or equivalent experience and/or education;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Experience with donor management software/databases (Raiser's Edge preferred);
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment;

Candidates must have outstanding writing skills, demonstrated effective interpersonal communication skills, professional presence, and ability to interact with trustees and contributors.

Also required: Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and strong organizational skills.

Interested Applicants should send their application materials to or fax to 1-866-286-8495. All correspondence must reference job number 8057. The application can be found at:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Bloodworks Northwest is Committed to Workforce Diversity.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

  For consideration, please send resume to:

Bloodworks Northwest
Attn. Human Resources
921 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1256