STATEMENT OF INTENTION
The QEII Foundation is intentional about creating a culture of belonging. The organizational Diversity & Inclusion Pathway aims to build a foundation of cultural understanding, further embed equity practices in operations and engage with underserved communities.
We encourage applications from Black, racialized and Indigenous Peoples, 2SLGBTQ+, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you are a member of a group that has been historically excluded from opportunities, we encourage you to self-identify in your cover letter or resume and to share your pronouns. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and accommodating those with disabilities at any stage of the hiring process.
ABOUT QEII FOUNDATION
We are agents of change. We are influencers. We are innovators.
As Atlantic Canada’s largest health care foundation, our reach spans to every community in the province. We inspire generosity to advance health care through the QEII Health Sciences Centre to fund new technologies, medical research, and innovation to improve the patient experience.
We dream big and are unapologetic about our aspirations to transform health care for patients from across Atlantic Canada and beyond. We are grateful for every gift, accountable to every donor, and are committed to creating meaningful and measurable impact, for patients today and tomorrow. We partner, we innovate, we lead with heart. All in the name of transformed health, transformed lives.
Every plan we put in place, every commitment we make, is guided by our core beliefs.
We lead with heart. We nurture meaningful relationships that will last a lifetime and beyond. We value and honour unique perspectives to harness our collective strengths. We respect and care for each other in all that we do.
We take integrity to the next level. We act with a commitment to unwavering accountability and transparency. We do the right thing, even when it’s not the easy path.
We embrace boldness. We balance our humble nature by challenging the status quo and making a brave commitment to always ask ‘what if’. We remain firm and grounded in doing what’s right and in being open and honest.
THIS MOMENT, THIS POSITION
With ambitious fund development goals, the QEII Foundation is seeking a Mid-Level Giving Officer who is eager to exercise their leadership and passion. By building strong donor relations and leading and executing the mid-level giving program, this enthusiastic team player will contribute to a stronger health care system in Nova Scotia.
They will play a leading role in growing a dynamic giving portfolio, maximizing fundraising revenue and enriching the donor experience for mid-level donors. Reporting to the Director, Community Programs, The Mid-Level Giving Officer will oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of the mid-level giving program plan, work closely to align strategies with major gift, gift planning and donor relations programs and organizational strategic goals.
- Lead the path for growth within the mid-level giving portfolio with a strategic focus on: 1) Enhancing program design by identifying and managing performance improvements, leadership volunteer support and engagement opportunities, and uncovering new strategy and implementation recommendations. 2) Leading innovative, multi-channel strategies for mid-level donor acquisition, retention and upgrading. 3) Driving donor management strategies, including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective and current mid-level donors.
- Act as primary relationship manager for a large portfolio of individual prospects, building meaningful multi-channel relationships based on donor preferences, including phone, email, mail and personal visits.
- Support other relationship managers who hold relationships with mid-level donors with donor management strategies and tools.
- Grow portfolio by providing leadership in prospect identification to build, activate and manage the donor pipeline with Prospect Research, Major Gifts and Planned Giving – seeking opportunities to move mid-level donors to higher levels of giving.
- Lead development and implementation of stewardship and cultivation plans for midlevel giving program activities and implement plans.
- Collaborate with internal teams to develop program materials, data segmentation strategies and communication plans required to deliver program strategies.
- Drive ongoing program insights by collaborating with internal teams to report on midlevel program activities and performance and identifying recommendations for program advancement.
- Maintain and continue to develop skills/knowledge by attending educational sessions and staying informed on giving, industry trends and benchmarking data.
- Report findings and insights back to internal teams to support ongoing learning.
- Comply with all quality, health, safety and environmental regulations as required.
- Adhere to all Foundation policies, procedures, and business ethics.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- A university degree in Business, Public Relations or Non-Profit Management is preferred. Equivalent experience, certificates, or programs will also be considered in place of university education.
- 3 to 8 years of related work experience is considered an asset.
- Experience working or volunteering in a fundraising environment.
- Technical and professional skills including data interpretation and analysis, project management and prioritizing to meet organizational goals.
- Problem-solving, creative thinking and independence of decision making within budget or policy.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS
A collaborative and socially aware organizer who is driven to improve healthcare and patient experiences through an influential fundraising lens. They naturally hold themselves accountable and can initiate creative and innovative ideas into action.
They are an original thinker and pride themselves on offering informed recommendations and analysis. They are motivated to authentically develop a network of donors and relationships that are aligned with the Foundation’s mission.
Salary: $58,000 – $65,000/year
Benefits & Perks:
Defined Pension Plan
Health Spending Account
100% Paid Medical/Dental
Hybrid Work Environment
Applications will be accepted until 12pm on October 21, 2022.
Please be sure to include a cover letter that speaks to your experience, but we also want to get a glimpse of your personality.
Don’t be generic, be yourself.
What to Expect
- We closely review all applications and read each cover letter (we promise).
- If you are selected as a top candidate, expect a phone discovery call with a Lead Placemaker from P4G. This is someone who treats the recruitment process non-traditionally. We want to get to know what inspires you.
- Selected candidates will proceed to a virtual interview with the Lead P4G Placemaker and 2-3 organization representatives.
- Finalists may participate in a second round interview or skills activity (virtual or in person).
- P4G will check employment references and assist in presenting an offer to the successful candidate.
To apply for this job please visit p4g.ca.