St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation

Manager, Major Gifts
Posted Date: 
Monday, April 30, 2018
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Manager, Major Gifts

About St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation:
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation works with the community to secure donations that help our Hospital to purchase life-saving equipment, to fund healthcare research and facility renewal, and to comfort and care for the patients we’ve been honoured to serve since 1890.  Every gift to St. Joe’s supports hope, healing and discovery at our Hospital.

Core Function:
Reporting to the Vice-President, Development, the Manager, Major Gifts is responsible for the overall management of the major gifts program, including a personal portfolio of prospects, as well as managing major gift staff and administrative projects.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

o Develop and implement strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts, including: determining ongoing relationships with prospect/donor; recommending specific purpose and level of gift; identifying those to be involved in cultivation and subsequent solicitation; assuring that solicitations and stewardship are carried out.
o Manage major gift staff members, including setting and reviewing individual and team goals, developing plans to ensure success and conducting annual job performance reviews.
o Support the President & CEO, Vice-President, Development, and selected senior Hospital leadership volunteers in moving top prospects through the donor cycle. This will involve the preparation of strategies and fundraising materials for calls and follow-up.
o Work closely with other areas of the Foundation (i.e. Special Events, Marketing & Communications and Annual Fund) to maximize leadership gift opportunities.
o Assist in other duties as required in furthering the goals of the Major Gifts Team and the Foundation.

Skills Required:
o University degree or college diploma
o Minimum five years experience
o Excellent writing, research, communications & presentation skills
o Superior Relationship building skills
o Strong knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising software
o Strategic thinking, attention to detail and strong program management skills
o Ability to work as a team player and manage staff
o Healthcare philanthropy experience is an asset

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.Deadline for Applications May 22, 2018.

Application Procedure

Please send resume and cover letter to:
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation
Attn: Manager, Major Gifts Posting
224 James Street South
Hamilton, ON L8P 3A9

Or email to: with heading: Manager, Major Gifts

Thank you for your interest in working with St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.