ALSAC/St. Jude

Advisor - Major Gifts

Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/1/2018 1:55 PM)
Position ID
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time
Gift Planning


ALSAC exists to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our staff is dynamic and diverse. Our skills are different, our professions are varied; but our mission is the same: support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. It’s more than a job; it’s a place where you can do what you love, and love why you do it.

  • #1 Hospital Charity in the Nation
  • #1 Health Non-Profit Brand of the Year
  • 94% of Employees Agree ALSAC is a Great Place to Work
  • Ranked a Top 10 Non-Profit Organization by Revenue

Job Purpose

Responsible for development and implementation of meaningful strategies to secure philanthropic support from donors in key groups including high level donors and prospects in specific markets and also those that have an interest in supporting important campaign programs.  Serves as key administrative coordinator of special campaign and major gifts program efforts in collaboration with Gift Planning leadership. 


  • Requires excellent writing and speaking skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Understand data processing applications;
  • Ability to relate to older individuals;
  • Negotiating skills and listening skills;
  • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years experience in sales, marketing, business, or non-profit environment;
  • Major Gift experience is preferred;
  • Good telephone skills essential as is willingness to work with seniors;
  • Basic computer skills required;
  • Must be high energy and willing to be trained in the basics of planned giving and achieve the ability to communicate with donors on a conversational level;
  • Requires travel approximately 30% to 50% of the time, including some evening and weekend work;
  • Must possess a valid driver's license. 

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