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Medsend Major Gifts Development Officer

San Diego / Los Angeles / San Francisco, California, United States

Date Posted: 11/09/2012
Categories: Fundraising - Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


MedSend is a non-profit, faith-based organization that makes it possible for Christian healthcare professionals to show Gods love to all underserved people around the world and in US inner cities.


Our part in global healthcare is making educational loan payments for all types of Christian healthcare professionals so they can be free to serve on missions fields. Since 1992 Medsend has paid off almost $15 million in educational loans.


See and hear our story from some of the 500 Christian healthcare professionals we have freed from debt and were able to transform hundreds of thousands of lives here:


To meet the increase in the number of healthcare professionals who want full time careers on mission’s fields, MedSend needs additional Development Officers in major west coast and southwest markets who are experienced in acquiring major gifts.


You must be highly motivated, organized and self-disciplined with experience acquiring, retaining and growing major donor relationships. You must have a heart for wanting to serve God and for the men and woman who depend on us to raise the funds needed to send and keep them on the mission’s field.

We provide comprehensive development support, marketing, and a collaborative work environment to help you succeed. Working independently, Development Officers are constantly engaging new prospects and visiting existing donors and presenting the ministry to groups as well as one-to-one.

You must be an excellent speaker and be able to present our case for support in a passionate, compelling and convincing manner both live and via teleconferences. You must be able to prepare written solicitations, draft proposals and reports. You will need to solicit individuals, churches, foundations and business leaders.

You should have at least 3 years of fundraising experience (CFRE is a plus) or some fundraising expeience plus relevant corporate sales experience. You must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) Experience running web-based meetings is a plus. Travel is required.


For a confidential discussion contact:

Sheldon Wermes, Chief Development Officer