Manager, Major Gifts

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
  • Fundraising / Giving
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)N/A2019-01-252019-03-25

The Foundation at Baycrest has an opportunity for a

You are a Major Gifts fundraising professional with a proven track record in designing and managing complex donor and fundraising initiatives requiring collection and synthesis of input and data from a wide range of sources. You are able to work effectively with a diversity of stakeholders, including physicians, and senior leadership for major donor initiatives.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•Develops and manages a portfolio of 100 Major Gifts donors and prospects
•Builds relationships with the assigned donors, designing and executing strategic cultivation and soliciting plans for all assigned prospects.
•Manages and supports Major Gifts donor activities, prepares effective briefing notes and other campaign materials.
•Works with internal team members, external legal counsel, etc. to negotiate and structure complex Major Gifts.
•Develops donor recognition and stewardship strategies for assigned donors, including special communications, events, naming opportunities, media advertorials, etc., in collaboration with the Baycrest Foundation team.
•Liaises with other Foundation teams to identify cross-prospect and donor opportunities.
•Identifies recruits and deploys key staff, volunteers, Board members to support Major Gifts initiatives.
•Monitors performance metrics to assess the effectiveness of Major Gifts initiatives.
•Plans campaign projects and events, such as Major Gifts donor cultivation initiatives, in collaboration with the Chief Development Officer and other members of the team.
•Engages senior lay leaders and other fundraising partners to maintain momentum on various projects.
•Contributes to corporate strategic direction and operational initiatives success through participation on key organizational committees. 

Qualifications include but are not limited to:
•Demonstrated success in donor development planning, proposal development and donor solicitation, gift closure and stewardship.
•Completion of a University degree, and minimum of 3 (three) years of Major Gifts fundraising experience.
•Excellent interpersonal and relationship building-skills, and natural ability to exert influence, develop personal and effective working relationships and inspire confidence and trust in donors, leaders and stakeholders.
•Strong project management skills, and ability to work in a time-sensitive, goal-oriented and deadline-driven environment.
•Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, consensus-building and conflict resolution skills.
•Knowledge and experience in working with the Jewish community an asset.
•Experience in working with diverse ethno-cultural donor groups an asset.
•Enthusiastic self-starter who is able to function well in the Baycrest Foundation’s collaborative, team-oriented environment and liaise with Baycrest Centre’s senior program and clinical leaders.
•Knowledge of development software (i.e. Raiser’s Edge), online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information.
•High level of technical literacy in the Microsoft suite of software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, MS Project).
•Knowledge of legislation, regulations, legal and ethical standards/requirements relevant to the profession.
•Ability to use discretion, judgment and tact in handling sensitive/confidential information and situations.
•Certificate in Fundraising Management or equivalent is an asset.

To apply, please visit our website and apply online here