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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    and community support Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation RCHF was established in 1978 to raise funds for the hospital s first CT Scanner Today the Foundation is an independent charitable organization that raises millions of dollars each year to fund major projects priority equipment needs facility enhancements research education and innovation at RCH Royal Columbian Hospital is about to embark on one of the most ambitious hospital redevelopments in Canadian history This redevelopment goes beyond rebuilding a hospital It is transformational It will revolutionize the way we deliver care to our patients by creating a world class state of the art hospital that provides uncompromising care Our redevelopment will occur in three phases beginning in 2016 Position Summary The Foundation is seeking a permanent full time Director of Major Gifts to be responsible for the overall development implementation and management of our major gifts program Reporting to the President and CEO and serving on the Senior Leadership Team of the Foundation the Director will manage relationships and secure gifts in the 5 000 to 1 million range in support of hospital needs such as equipment research education special projects and the redevelopment campaign The Director of Major Gifts will manage a personal portfolio of assigned prospects as well as managing three direct reports As a member of the Senior Leadership team the Director will help develop the Foundation s overall strategic plan The Ideal Candidate The preferred candidate will be an individual with a broad development background who has had progressive and successful development experience in working with donors and who has a strong track record of closing gifts The ideal candidate has a strong management background and understands how to create their own opportunities Previous experience within a campaign framework is ideal as is an understanding of philanthropy within a

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1470 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    on these objectives through the use of story and donor best practices Write all donor related communication pieces including direct mail fundraising letters newsletters gift acknowledgement letters donor emails and online donor related content Coordinate all of these activities through to completion with our internal teams Help develop new engaging ways to connect and communicate with our current donors and to acquire new supporters Craft carefully researched communications materials for major donors including proposals and grant applications Work closely with the President and Marketing team to write all communication from the President to our constituency about ministry initiatives As the ideal candidate you have a post secondary degree in communications marketing non profit management or business You bring at least five years of professional writing experience preferably in areas such as fundraising direct mail grant writing business communications or marketing You possess an excellent command of the English language and are able to demonstrate superior writing editing and oral communication skills with the ability to write for multiple audiences You have a proven track record of compelling readers to action through the power of story You are organized take initiative and are able to work independently as well as with

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1468 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    and diverse ethnic community In addition you will be involved in overseeing a major Chinese Canadian event the Chinese Miracle Weekend by working closely with volunteers and committee members as well as collaborating with the Events team on the For Children We Care gala More specifically as the Philanthropy Officer you will Develop strategies for and carry out business development to build an existing fundraising program including cold calls relationship building and stewardship of key donors Strategically recruit and work closely with senior volunteer leaders within the community to assist with the assigned portfolio Plan organize and execute annual fundraising campaigns Develop and execute tailored strategies such as fundraising plan development proposal and stewardship report preparation making person to person donor contact conducting tours of hospital health centre facilities arranging meetings between prospects donors and senior leaders of BCCHF and or the hospital health centre Assume primary responsibility for the overall fundraising success of a designated portfolio of corporate and individual donor accounts in order to renew and upgrade these accounts and cultivate new prospects Be responsible for management of junior fundraising staff and or administrative staff ABOUT YOU You possess sound knowledge of fundraising donor cycle strategies and marketing this knowledge is complemented by your proven ability to generate business through acquisition and business development You are a leader with exceptional communication strategic thinking and problem solving skills which enable you to analyze plan initiate and complete projects in a timely basis Your proven success in building and maintaining donor and volunteer relationships and ability to work as a team player are critical to the role Your proven ability to negotiate inspire and foster a positive collaborative work environment makes you an ideal candidate for this role In addition you will have A Diploma or Degree in Marketing or

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1463 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    met Manage the organization s online presence Facebook Twitter and website and use social media to support fundraising and awareness raising initiatives Research write articles and coordinate distribution of the WISH newsletter news releases and other communications initiatives Ensure a steady flow of proposals reports and stewardship information for current and prospective funders on a demanding schedule Produce an in house annual appeal to individual donors using word and Raiser s Edge must be able to perform mail merges and segment data Develop and implement campaigns to reach new prospects targeted by sector Work with the Executive Director Board Fundraising Committee and others to develop and implement a variety of fundraising strategies to approach new prospective donors and deepen relationships with current donors Manage contacts and gift information in Raiser s Edge Adhere to the guiding principles and policies of WISH Undertake fundraising related duties as needed EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS Minimum 3 5 years fundraising and grant writing experience in a nonprofit environment Strong experience and working knowledge of the BC funding landscape is a significant asset Demonstrated experience securing 5 figure gifts Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Publisher Demonstrated proficiency in Raiser s Edge Must be able to generate queries import data and other functions related to producing in house direct mail appeals Ability to communicate persuasively and diplomatically on paper and in person with a variety of audiences ranging from government funders to individual supporters and community groups Proficiency in social media Facebook Twitter and Mailchimp Strong web content writing skills and a working knowledge of WordPress to update website is an asset Excellent interpersonal skills including presentation and facilitation skills Self directed deadline oriented organized and motivated Experience developing and analyzing budgets and financial statements Proven ability to understand and communicate complex issues Proven ability to develop and

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1462 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    cancer and improving the lives of cancer patients here in BC as well as giving hope to patients all around the world The Foundation is a proud industry leader in managing and stewarding these important contributions and promoting a culture of excellence We are the first large health foundation to be accredited by Imagine Canada s national Standards Program We are also proud to have received the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries Best Overall Corporate Governance award at their Excellence in Governance Awards this past year Most recently Waterstone Human Capital named the Foundation one of Canada s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2014 in the Broader Public Sector category For more information on the Foundation please see www bccancerfoundation com Key Areas of Responsibility The Director is responsible for cultivation and recognition strategies that will enable the BC Cancer Foundation to increase revenue through planned gifts both outright and deferred The Director is personally responsible for a portfolio of prospects which will account for 75 percent of the role The remaining 25 percent includes leading the team through strategic planning and implementation of the Planned Giving business plan The Foundation has resources in place for estate administration program planning budgeting and marketing which frees this position to be focused on working directly with donors and professional advisors to secure new planned gifts and to provide stewardship for existing planned giving donors Ideal Candidate The new Director will be an experienced relationship based fundraiser with proven success managing their own major donor prospect portfolio and closing gifts The ideal candidate will capably lead the Foundation s gift planning program confidently taking on the leadership of this key development area As a skilled and engaging relationship builder the new incumbent will be driven to work their pipeline and enjoy closing gifts engaging people and educating donors The Director will be bottom line and goal driven to ensure program success and will have particular comfort in working with high net worth donors With a strong grounding in both the art and science of planned gift fundraising the Director will have an appreciation for and an exposure to the full breadth of planned giving activities The ideal candidate will understand the vehicles as options and how to best present them to donors balanced with the savvy to know when to engage other experts in the administration or technical aspects of gifts Exuding confidence and professionalism the new Director s persistence and action orientation will be a model for others to follow The ideal candidate will lead by example demonstrating best fundraising practices and proactively coaching others to success A motivating leader who inspires with ambitious and visionary thinking the new incumbent will engage staff in creative and high level thinking Encouraging self starters and creativity the Director will foster an environment of safe risk taking while promoting accountability The ideal candidate s collaborative and consultative style paired with superior communication skills will build on the foundation of a strong planned giving program

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1461 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    corporations and governments THE JOB Reporting directly to the Executive Director of Advancement the Senior Development Officer will be responsible for cultivating and soliciting major gifts and growing and managing a robust pipeline to support the achievement of annual targets and in alignment with the funding priorities of Pearson College The incumbent will demonstrate proven expertise in securing a minimum of 1m in new annual commitments and cultivating a robust pipeline to ensure year over year continuity of growth in revenue and donor base With proven skills in prospect identification cultivation and gift solicitation and closure the successful incumbent will rely on their excellent communication exemplary relationship building strategic matching of donor interests and Pearson College priorities and a passion for the development of young global leaders RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO Lead development and execution of major gifts and pledges focusing on gifts of 25 000 Manage a group of 100 150 active prospects identification cultivation solicitation and stewardship primarily located in BC s lower mainland Alberta and the west coast of the USA Identify new potential donors to grow the major gift pipeline Develop individualized cultivation strategies for each prospect Collaborate with Pearson College colleagues to customize donor engagement communications activities for portfolio prospects and donors Work with in house and contract researchers to develop research profiles on donors and new prospects Prepare donor correspondence briefing notes proposals call reports and other materials as required for portfolio activities In conjunction with the Manager Annual Fund and Stewardship develop customized stewardship strategies for portfolio donors Actively engage with senior volunteers on the Board of Directors and from our community of alumni and friends in advancement activities Positively represent Pearson College in the community Other advancement duties and responsibilities as assigned REQUIREMENTS Bachelor s Degree Minimum five years

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1459 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    quality services that meet the current and emerging needs of individuals families and the community in all its diversity We facilitate and empower collaborative community solutions to enable all to reach their full potential Reports to Executive Director Roles and Responsibilities Works closely with the Executive Assistant to the implementation of an individual giving plan Help consolidate a donor list from the last 3 5 years Help develop an appealing mission for donors to give to Implement direct mail campaigns and follow up with phone calls and meetings Maintain dedicated webpage with images videos and stories Develop a regular e newsletter for existing donors Meet with donors in person to build relationships Generates new ideas and opportunities to increase fundraising and fund development Researches corporations and foundations to identify and evaluate potential funding sources Supports the Kids Challenge Committee in following up on corporate sponsor leads Represents Burnaby Family at fundraising and public awareness events Create and maintain a fundraising budget Qualifications and Experience Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience Minimum 2 years of hands on experience in fundraising ideally with a not for profit organization with proven ability to grow and expand donor base Experience in sales customer service special events administration project management prospect research and annual giving Proven experience in roles requiring strategic vision planning and innovative thinking to capitalize on opportunities while managing multiple priorities Willingness to meet with donors outside of regular work hours on evenings and weekends Skills and Competencies Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Able to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Strong organizational and time management skills Experience in Event Management Interest and commitment to the values of Burnaby Family Life Demonstrated success in roles that

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1457 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    region including support of campaign activities Support regional community engagement government relations and advocacy activities to ensure programs meet objectives Serve as an ambassador and spokesperson for the BC Yukon region as required Identify cultivate and recruit leadership volunteers to support all core programs Develop and implement regional business plans and budgets monitoring ongoing performance and coordinate with colleagues to adjust the delivery of plans as necessary to achieve targets Identify prospects for national and regional opportunities Directly oversee a portfolio of prospects in collaboration with the Major gift team to actively participate in the cultivation and acquisition of major donors foundations and corporate contributions Working with the national Vice President Development oversee the regional budgeting and evaluate operating results in terms of costs budget and increased net revenue opportunities Implements and reinforces JDRF policies procedures and programs within the region in collaboration with National Directors Managers Overall responsibility for managing regional staff and volunteers including training coaching and evaluation Creates and implements new corporate and community proposals opportunities in partnership with national staff Overall responsibility for regional implementation of sponsorship activation agreements Develop recruit and manage a Chapter Advisory board Implements an effective donor stewardship and recognition plan in line with national plans Communicates regularly with the national support office and participates or leads internal committees teams as required by the Foundation Works closely with other Regional Managers sharing best practices and collaborating where possible Operates within the philosophy culture and values of the Foundation Responsibility Reports to VP Donor Relations Direct revenue expense and staff responsibility for a region working within an approved budget and structure Foresee and flag regional operating or fundraising challenges and develop plans to mitigate challenges Communicate and provide necessary regional information to national support office as required Ensure region s operations are in

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1455 (2016-02-18)
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