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Our dedicated and talented staff and volunteers play a key role in the success of St. Paul’s Foundation, a registered charity that raises funds for medical equipment, research and enhanced patient care at St. Paul’s and other Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.

Career Opportunities

Communications Officer, Digital Specialist

St. Paul’s Foundation welcomes applications for this unique opportunity to join an experienced and enthusiastic team of professionals to raise funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at  Providence Health Care’s hospitals and residential care sites (including St. Paul’s Hospital.)

The Communications Officer, Digital Specialist works with the Manager, Marketing and Communications to implement strategies to support St. Paul’s Foundation’s long-term communications and marketing vision. The role is also responsible for managing day-to-day digital communications operations of the Foundation, which includes working with the rest of the Communications team and other staff to develop and execute plans to support the continued growth of the Foundation’s programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan, project manage and evaluate digital marketing and communications strategies to support the objectives of the communications team and the Foundation as a whole;
  • Manage the Foundation’s digital communications strategy, including websites and social media;
  • Project manage all web and social content and the Foundation’s brand presence on digital platforms;
  • Work with communications team and external service providers to produce Foundation digital and print materials and ensure quality control and brand consistency is maintained;
  • Project manage the development of a wide range of designed and written materials, including editorial content, presentations, fundraising proposals, ads, key messages, marketing collateral, letters, Q&As;
  • Provide specific digital communications plans, advice and support for major initiatives related to fundraising portfolios, including special events;
  • Use web analytics, SEO, AdWords and other digital marketing tools to increase profile of the Foundation and specific campaigns;
  • Manage digital agency relationships;
  • Design digital media campaigns aligned with business goals; create and post digital content (e.g. social content, website, blogs);
  • Monitor ROI and KPI’s of digital campaigns; own and maintain site analytics, metrics, and campaign reporting;
  • Stay up-to-date with digital media developments;
  • Provide advice and support to Foundation staff on digital outreach initiatives;
  • Liaise with members of the media to secure positive media coverage of Foundation activities, secure media sponsorship for Foundation campaigns.

Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of progressive experience, preferably in a non-profit environment;
  • Communications, digital marketing or bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred;
  • Proficiency in project management and ability to complete multiple projects with tight deadlines;
  • Experience using a CMS (preferably WordPress), social media and other e-tools in a communications capacity;
  • Demonstrated experience creating content for and managing corporate social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This must include running paid advertising campaigns, including using boosting posts and re-targeting for key demographics;
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Superior writing and editing skills;
  • Understanding of branding, graphic design and print and web production principles and best practices;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Exceptional computer skills. Proficiency in any or all of the following would be helpful:
    • Microsoft Office, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, email marketing, HTML, Luminate;
  • Sound judgment and tact; and ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion.
  • Available to work occasional weekend and evening hours
  • Ethical behavior: ensures own behaviour and that of others is consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to T.Dallas at SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5:00pm on August 10th, 2018,  to be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no phone calls and no staffing agents.

 About St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment needs, research and teaching at St. Paul’s in Vancouver, B.C. Looking ahead to the new, state-of-the art St. Paul’s in 2022—and looking back, to our founding in 1894—the generosity of those in our community has made St. Paul’s the world-leading hospital it is today. www.helpstpauls.com.

 

 

 

 

Development Officer

St. Paul’s Foundation welcomes applications for this unique opportunity to join an experienced and enthusiastic team of professionals to raise funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at  Providence Health Care’s hospitals and residential care sites (including St. Paul’s Hospital.)

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Development Officer to join its Development Team and augment its Asian Philanthropy Program.  The successful candidate will be highly professional, self-motivated and detail-oriented with a good ability to multi-task in a support role.

The preferred candidate will have previous experience in event fundraising and personal solicitations, ideally within the Chinese community.

Please note that the ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin, as well as to read/write/type Chinese, is considered a strong asset for this role.

Accountability:

The Development Officer is responsible for sustaining and growing the Asian Philanthropy Program in support of Providence Health Care residences, facilities and acute care sites including St. Paul’s Hospital, Mount Saint Joseph Hospital and St. Paul’s Foundation. This role is accountable for planning, executing and supporting the fundraising for the Foundation’s Feast of Fortune Gala. Working closely with the Major Gifts Team, this role will also be responsible for helping to grow our fundraising efforts and engagement with the Chinese community.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Development Manager, Asian Program to support the Foundation’s efforts in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gifts from Vancouver’s Chinese community.
  • Work closely with the Feast of Fortune project team and other internal fundraising teams to solicit donations for the Gala and create events strategies that align with the Foundation’s Asian donor management needs and goals.
  • Build and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with key Feast of Fortune stakeholders including sponsors, donors, vendors, and volunteers. In particular, this role will work closely with the Feast of Fortune volunteer event committee to manage and support them in their roles.
  • Manage event auction and raffle including securing donations, writing auction and raffle descriptions, creating promotional elements, and ensuring appropriate follow-up post event.
  • Oversee the administration and coordination of event logistics including managing event budgets, creating and maintaining work plans, tracking event attendees and participation.
  • Support the Special Events team in the production and execution of Feast of Fortune, which may include securing, negotiating and liaising with event vendors, training and management of day-of event volunteers and developing and maintaining event day schedule
  • Work with Marketing & Communications to develop event marketing and communication strategies and materials
  • Work with the members of the Donation Processing team, to ensure all donations and event ticket sales and purchases are recorded, tracked and receipted correctly;
  • Follow established procedures on Raiser’s Edge database to ensure that all communications, contacts, correspondence, and actions are recorded correctly;
  • Contact donors, sponsors, participants and all other stakeholders, when requested, to ensure that all requests are handled on a timely basis;
  • When applicable, work with other development and Foundation teams to further the mandate and goals of the Foundation.

Knowledge of St. Paul’s Hospital and Foundation

Maintains a working knowledge of St. Paul’s Foundation mission and its programs including promotional activities to ensure the success of events and to enhance public awareness.

Working Relationships:

  • Director, Seniors & Residential Care
  • Development Manager, Asian Program
  • Manager, Special Events
  • Foundation President & CEO and staff
  • Foundation volunteers

Qualifications:

  • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and leverage stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to speak Cantonese fluently – and ideally Mandarin – as well as read/write/and type Chinese is consider a strong asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Raisers Edge an asset
  • Experience in English-Chinese translation is an asset
  • Able to establish and maintain positive working relationships
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Highly computer-literate with excellent Microsoft Office computer skills.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Available to work occasional weekend and evening hours
  • Ethical behavior: ensures own behaviour and that of others is consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to T.Dallas at SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5:00pm on August 3rd, 2018,  to be considered. We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no phone calls and no staffing agents.

 About St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment needs, research and teaching at St. Paul’s in Vancouver, B.C. Looking ahead to the new, state-of-the art St. Paul’s in 2022—and looking back, to our founding in 1894—the generosity of those in our community has made St. Paul’s the world-leading hospital it is today. www.helpstpauls.com.

 

Stewardship Officer

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Stewardship Officer to join its team.

St. Paul’s Foundation welcomes applications for this unique opportunity to join an experienced and enthusiastic team of professionals to raise funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital. This position works closely with multiple teams in order to ensure donors receive high quality stewardship for their gifts.

General Accountability:

This position is responsible for tracking and systemizing stewardship of donations. This includes tracking expenditures and purchases, reporting and recognition commitments for donations to the hospital. The incumbent works closely with Fundraisers, Donor Relations, Communications, and St. Paul’s Hospital staff.

Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of progressive donor relations/stewardship experience either in a hospital or healthcare foundation, or academic development office.
  • Exceptional writing skills, preferably in donor stewardship reporting.
  • Able to contribute to and participate in a positive work environment with professionalism and a service-oriented attitude.
  • Effective and professional interpersonal skills and collaborative team player.
  • Highly computer-literate with excellent Microsoft Office computer skills and experience with Raiser’s Edge or a like database.
  • Resourcefulness and thoughtfulness in decision-making.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills.
  • Able to build relationships as well as tact, discretion and good judgment.
  • Able to work independently and as a team member.
  • Able to prioritize projects and multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Ethical behavior: ensures own behaviour and that of others is consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to T.Dallas at SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5:00pm on August 31st, 2018,  to be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 About St. Paul’s Foundation

St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment needs, research, teaching and innovation to improve the care of patients at St. Paul’s and other Providence Health Care hospitals and residences in British Columbia.   www.helpstpauls.com

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative volunteers

St. Paul’s Foundation is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are available on-call to support a variety of short-term administrative projects.

Specific responsibilities

  • Assist with small to large mail outs
  • Assemble and organize packages

Qualifications

  • Have availability during business hours
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

Competencies

  • Handle sensitive information with tact and discretion
  • Commitment to the mission of St. Paul’s Foundation

Benefits

  • Meet other volunteers who share similar interests
  • Gain valuable experience volunteering for a major hospital foundation

TO APPLY:

Please Email to: sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca.

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