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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.

Career Opportunities

Manager, Major Gifts, Heart & Lung

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Manager, Major Gifts, Heart & Lung to join its Development Team.  Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the successful candidate will be a high achiever with the ability to successfully navigate a complex organization in a solutions-focused manner.

As a newly created position, the preferred candidate will have demonstrated success in major gift fundraising and personal solicitations, ideally achieved in a complex Hospital setting.

The Manager of Major Gifts, Heart & Lung is a confident solicitor with proven success with asks of $100K+ and has a history of demonstrating exceptional abilities in donor engagement and solicitation.

Experience:  The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with a proven track record of fundraising success.

Accountability: The Manager of Major Gifts, Heart & Lung is responsible for raising funds in support of St. Paul’s Hospital Heart & Lung clinical programs and research.  The role is to cultivate, solicit and oversee stewardship of donors with capacity to make a minimum $25K annual donation.  The incumbent is accountable for the effective development, implementation and execution of strategic Major Gift fundraising plans within an assigned medical portfolio as well as the management of an active fundraising portfolio consisting of 75 to 150 accounts.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring goals for meaningful donor interactions (activity) and fundraising targets (financials) are met or exceeded as well as fundraising targets of a defined medical portfolio and its respective funding priorities
  • Develop and implement comprehensive plans for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding gifts for the assigned donor portfolio, including upgrading existing donors
  • Working in collaboration with Hospital stakeholders and members of the Communications and Marketing team, develop personal correspondence and proposal materials for prospective donors to generate gifts for priority projects
  • Foster good working relationships with key hospital staff
  • Working with members of the Donation Processing and Stewardship and Donor Relations teams, recognize and steward donors as the gifts are received; and with the Events Coordinator maintain and coordinate stewardship activities including recognition events, tours, donor wall, naming opportunities etc
  • Coordinate and participate in strategy and debrief meetings before & following donor/ stakeholder meetings
  • Collaborate with colleagues on donor management to facilitate effective transition from annual to major gifts and planned giving pipelines.
  • Coaching colleagues, volunteers and others on fundraising to maximize impact, sharing knowledge, ideas, and updates in a timely and effective manner, being mindful of competing schedules and deadlines
  • Prepare briefing and debriefing materials in preparation for meetings with donors and key stakeholders
  • Follow established procedures on Raiser’s Edge database for tracking and qualifying prospects and for recording and reporting gifts and ensure that all communications, contacts, correspondence, and actions are recorded.
  • Prepare an annual business plan together with the Development team.
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Directors of Major Gifts, Campaign and Chief Development Officer
  • Keep abreast of the latest trends and techniques of charitable giving and become informed about the tax aspects of charitable gifts and new legislation and revenue rulings affecting such gifts
  • When applicable, work with other development and Foundation teams to further the mandate and goals of the Foundation.

Qualifications:

  • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and leverage stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated management capabilities (staff and volunteers)
  • Experience with Raisers Edge an asset
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and collaborative team player
  • 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.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send your résumé and cover letter to the attention of T. Dallas to:

sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5pm on February 17, 2017.

Only those candidates short listed for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Foundation.

About St. Paul’s Foundation

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

About St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s is a world renowned centre of research, teaching and patient care. Since 1894, St. Paul’s has built a tradition of excellence and compassionate care for the people of BC, including some of our most marginalized populations. Today, St. Paul’s cares for hundreds of thousands of people each year and conducts research and teaching initiatives that benefit patients locally, nationally and globally.

 

 

Manager, Annual Giving

St. Paul’s Foundation is currently seeking a Manager, Annual Giving to join its Development Team.  Reporting to the Director of Campaign, the successful candidate will be a high achiever with the ability to successfully navigate a complex organization in a solutions-focused manner.

The preferred candidate will have demonstrated success in all aspects of annual giving fundraising, ideally achieved in a complex Hospital setting.

Experience:  The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience with a proven track record of fundraising success.

Accountability: The Manager of Annual Giving is responsible for raising funds in support of St. Paul’s Hospital medical departments, clinical programs, research and greatest needs.  The role is to cultivate, solicit and oversee stewardship of current annual donors as well as develop a robust acquisition program.  The incumbent is accountable for the effective development, implementation and execution of strategic annual giving fundraising plans.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement annual giving programs that align with the overall strategic direction of the Foundation
  • Plan and execute annual giving initiatives including (but not limited to) direct marketing, direct mail, online direct marketing, donor cultivation; donor recognition; donor stewardship
  • Develop and monitor standards and guidelines to maintain the integrity of the annual giving programs
  • Work with the Manager, Online Giving to develop an integrated giving strategy
  • Implement effective strategies to build the annual giving program to acquire, retain and upgrade new and existing donors
  • Analyze trends and identify needs for development or modification of activities
  • Make recommendation for improvements to the annual giving programs
  • Develop new donor opportunities such as prospecting, grateful patient, and reoccurring donor giving programs
  • Developing, implementing and maintaining accurate data within Raisers Edge  for effective and efficient operations
  • Be the front line for annual giving donors, foundation volunteers and the general public and, where appropriate, enlists support to resolves issues that arise
  • Work with and coordinate service providers, internal and external, and suppliers to ensure high quality and cost effective service and product
  • Responsible for In Memoriam and In Honour giving programs;
  • Develop, monitor, and report on budgets and progress towards goals
  • Ensure Annual Giving meets its goals and stated objectives; and
  • Undertake special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent professional experience;
  • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and leverage stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated management capabilities (staff and volunteers)
  • Experience with Raisers Edge
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills and collaborative team player
  • 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.

Should you be interested in applying for this role, please send your résumé and cover letter to the attention of T. Dallas to:

sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5pm on February 24, 2017.

Only those candidates short listed for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Foundation.

 About St. Paul’s Foundation

St. Paul’s Foundation raises funds for enhanced patient care, capital projects, equipment needs, research and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC.  www.helpstpauls.com

 About St. Paul’s Hospital

St. Paul’s is a world renowned centre of research, teaching and patient care. Since 1894, St. Paul’s has built a tradition of excellence and compassionate care for the people of BC, including some of our most marginalized populations. Today, St. Paul’s cares for hundreds of thousands of people each year and conducts research and teaching initiatives that benefit patients locally, nationally and globally.

 

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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