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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

  • St. Paul’s Foundation is seeking an Officer of Annual Giving to be responsible for securing mid-level donor commitments made to St. Paul’s Foundation within the parameters of our Comprehensive Campaign.

    Our Ideal Candidate

    As the successful candidate, you are a high achiever with demonstrable success in annual giving fundraising and personal solicitations, ideally in a hospital setting. You have at least three years of relevant experience identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding annual and mid-level ($1,000+) donors. You are an enthusiastic and exceptional relationship-builder who will navigate our complex organization in a solutions-focused manner.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Meet fundraising targets by implementing effective strategies and fundraising plans in a donor portfolio of 100+ constituents.
    • Help build the annual giving and hospital family programs to acquire, identify, cultivate, solicit, and upgrade donors; create a pipeline to transition donors from annual giving to major gifts to planned giving.
    • Work with the major gifts team to develop new donor opportunities from new prospects, grateful patients, and hospital family.
    • Write proposals and cases for support that clearly explain the investment opportunities for prospective donors; draft gift agreements and terms of reference.
    • Collaborate with other Foundation teams to recognize and steward donors and to organize cultivation and stewardship events and tours.
    • Analyze trends and identify needs for development or modification of activities.

    Qualifications

    • University degree and/or equivalent combination of education and experience with a proven track record of fundraising success.
    • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and analytical abilities; vigorous attention to detail; exceptional time- and organizational-management.
    • Demonstrated business development skills including the ability to analyze, plan, and initiate projects and to build and maintain donor relationships.
    • Superior interpersonal skills to engage, motivate, and leverage internal and external stakeholders.
    • Highly computer-literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office; experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT.
    • Available to work occasional weekend and evening hours.
    • Ethical behaviour, consistent with the mission and values of St. Paul’s Foundation.

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to creating a great workplace. At St. Paul’s Foundation, we are fully committed to building a strong and representative team. To that end, we especially encourage applications from members of all communities who are disadvantaged on any grounds under the BC Human Rights Code, including people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities, people with disabilities, and Indigenous Peoples, who, as a result of colonization, are under-represented in positions of economic, social, and political influence and leadership.

    To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of L. Lawrence at SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5pm on December 16, 2022. 

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

  • St. Paul’s Foundation is seeking an experienced Communications Officer, Digital Specialist to be an integral part of an established, respected non-profit on the cusp of building an incredible new hospital, research complex, and health campus. The Digital Specialist will join a small but mighty Marketing & Communications team committed to delivering high-quality products and services.

    Position Outline

    As the successful candidate, you will work with the Manager, Communications to implement digital strategies to support St. Paul’s Foundation’s short- and long-term communications and marketing goals. You will be responsible for the Foundation’s newly launched website, social media channels, and digital campaigns, working with the Communications team and other Foundation staff to support the continued success of the Foundation’s fundraising efforts.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manage the Foundation’s website and social media channels
    • Contribute to and execute the Foundation’s digital content strategy
    • Serve as the day-to-day point of contact with our digital agency and freelance graphic designers
    • Ideate, create, publish, monitor, measure, and optimize content on the Foundation’s website and social media channels
    • Own and maintain site analytics, metrics, and reporting
    • In partnership with our digital agency, plan and execute phase two of the Foundation’s new website (e-commerce and personalized content)
    • Lead cross-departmental working group on web governance
    • Lead editorial planning for the Communications team and represent the Foundation at meetings with other communications staff across Providence Health Care
    • Develop, execute, and report out on digital campaigns related to fundraising portfolios, including Annual Giving campaigns and signature events
    • Ensure quality control and brand consistency is maintained with digital content  
    • Develop annual budget and workplans for digital projects
    • Stay up-to-date with digital media developments, particularly in the non-profit sector

    Qualifications

    • Four or more years of progressive digital communications experience, including website, social media, and digital content creation, preferably in a non-profit environment
    • Experience managing content and communities on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Twitter
    • Demonstrated experience using CMS (preferably WordPress Gutenberg), social media scheduling tools, and other e-tools in a communications capacity
    • Proficiency in project management and ability to complete multiple projects with tight deadlines
    • Excellent quantitative analysis skills (e.g. Google Analytics) and ability to apply learnings
    • Superior writing and editing skills
    • Understanding of branding, graphic design, and print and web production principles and best practices
    • Demonstrated initiative in problem-solving and in setting and achieving goals
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Proficiency in any of the following would be helpful:
      • Microsoft Office, InDesign, Photoshop, email marketing, HTML, Luminate, Raiser’s Edge, Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Hotjar
    • Sound judgment and tact, and ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion
    • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Digital Media, Marketing, or a relevant field preferred

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to creating a great workplace. At St. Paul’s Foundation, we are fully committed to building a strong and representative team. To that end, we especially encourage applications from members of all communities who are disadvantaged on any grounds under the BC Human Rights Code, including people of colour, people of all genders and sexualities, people with disabilities, and Indigenous Peoples, who, as a result of colonization, are under-represented in positions of economic, social, and political influence and leadership.

    To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to the attention of W. Tam at SPFCareers@providencehealth.bc.ca by 5pm on December 16, 2022.

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

Volunteer Opportunities

  • 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:

  • In addition to volunteering with St. Paul’s Foundation, a number of on-site opportunities are also available at the hospital. Please visit the Providence Health Care website to learn more.