The Manager, Annual Giving is responsible for the development, implementation and growth of all aspects of Branksome Hall’s Annual Giving program. Working with members of the Major gifts team, the Manager will also play a central role in identifying and cultivating campaign prospects through the creation of an Annual Giving Leadership program.
Posted On: 2021-07-15
Closing On: 2021-08-13
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective: September 2021
Employment Type: Full-Time
A leading International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls, Branksome Hall challenges and inspires students to love learning and shape a better world. We encourage students to push boundaries, unleash their imagination and to explore creative solutions to challenges of all sizes and scopes. The world is ever-changing and Branksome Hall places innovation at the forefront in preparing our students for the future and as influential, confident leaders.
Branksome Hall’s Advancement and Community Engagement (ACE) team is growing and poised to launch the most ambitious campaign in our school’s 118-year history. We are looking for high-energy, talented individuals, who have been waiting for the right vision and opportunity to make a difference.
As a member of the Advancement and Community Engagement team, the Manager, Annual Giving is responsible for the development, implementation and growth of all aspects of Branksome Hall’s Annual Giving program. Working with members of the Major gifts team, the Manager will also play a central role in identifying and cultivating campaign prospects through the creation of an Annual Giving Leadership program.
The Manager will be responsible for Annual Giving strategic planning, including developing the business plan as well as the stewardship and accountability plans for donors; creating and managing the program budget and forecasting revenue; and prioritizing target audiences and determining optimal solicitation methods for each target audience. The Manager will work to build a culture of philanthropy at Branksome Hall by leading the implementation of annual programs. This includes providing leadership to the creative direction of all annual appeals as well as developing and launching new fundraising programs, such as a parent peer-to-peer initiative. The successful candidate will manage and enhance a personalized Annual Leadership Giving program and maintain a portfolio of prospects for personalized solicitation activities. In collaboration with the Advancement team, the Manager will identify, qualify and cultivate leadership prospects for future campaign support. The Manager will analyze solicitation activities and provide suggestions and solutions for enhanced performance.
As the ideal candidate, you hold a degree or related college certificate, along with five years progressive experience, with a successful track record of creating innovative annual programs that have resulted in increased participation and revenue. With a positive, can-do approach, you have a proven track record of effective project management, successfully setting priorities and meeting deadlines. A creative thinker with the ability to critically analyze projects, you are able to adapt to changing circumstances in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The successful candidate has a strong sense of professional judgement and customer service orientation and enjoys working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to manage multiple priorities and work effectively in a goal-oriented environment. Attention to detail will come with ease to the successful candidate, who also possesses strong organizational and communication skills. The Manager will have experience planning, budgeting and forecasting, as well as the ability to analyze data and manage gift information, with understanding of relevant CRA regulations, gift vehicles and their charitable tax implications. Technically savvy, the Manager possesses advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or a similar CRM platform, Microsoft Office, and other graphic software (InDesign, Photoshop, etc).
How to Apply:
To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers page and submit your cover letter and resume by August 13, 2021.
Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Branksome Hall is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with (dis)abilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, and champion diversity in its broadest sense. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.
Salary Range: $75,000 – $90,000
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.