Director, Development & Campaigns – JOSEPH BRANT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and working in close partnership with the entire Development and Stewardship & Communications teams, the Director, Development & Campaigns will lead the development and execution of the strategic objectives of the major giving program, with a particular focus on the successful operationalization and implementation of the campaign plan as we prepare to launch our fundraising efforts this fall.

A seasoned campaign fundraiser, the Director, Development & Campaigns will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of the Campaign Cabinet and ensuring that campaign milestones are being achieved in accordance with the campaign plan, proactively evolving the strategy and approach as needed.
Working collaboratively with colleagues, the Director, Development & Campaigns will act as a champion for ensuring a best-in-class donor experience, excellence in stewardship and optimized program integration, while providing leadership and mentorship to a passionate, results-oriented and experienced team of professionals.

Salary Range:  $100,000 – $110,000 plus comprehensive benefits & eligibility for annual merit incentive

Posted On:  March 30, 2023

Closing On:  May 5, 2023

Location:  Burlington, Ontario


Effective:  Immediately

Employment Type:  Contract

This is a temporary (3-year contract), full-time position based in the JBHF offices located in the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre Building at Joseph Brant Hospital, 1245 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON.

Level:  Management

Salary Range:  $100,000 – $110,000 plus comprehensive benefits & eligibility for annual merit incentive


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The Opportunity

Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation (JBHF) is seeking a collaborative and dynamic self-starter to serve as our Director, Development & Campaigns, as we prepare to embark on an exciting campaign that will inspire and engage our community in support of our bold vision to transform Mental Health & Addictions (MHA) care for the patients we serve. The campaign will help raise the funds needed to support the expansion and modernization of JBH’s MHA inpatient unit, improving care through increased access, enhanced quality and safety, and expanded services.

Contributing to a mission-focused, fast-paced and cooperative team environment, the Director, Development & Campaigns will manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines while living the JBHF values: collaborative, inclusive, innovative, responsive and transparent and team-designed culture code: acccountable, collaborative, fun and respectful.
Demanding, challenging and exciting, this role requires a motivated, energetic and relationship-oriented individual with a demonstrated track-record of effective leadership, successful campaign management and major gift fundraising.

About Joseph Brant Hospital
JBH is a full-service community teaching hospital located in the growing and thriving community of Burlington, Ontario, serving more than 185,000 residents in Halton, Hamilton, Waterdown, Flamborough, Milton and Stoney Creek. It is honoured to be recognized as one of Hamilton Niagara’s Top Employers for seven (7) consecutive years, with a skilled staff of 194 physicians, 1,911 full- and part-time staff and more than 700 volunteers.

About Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation
JBHF was founded in 1976 to support Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH). We are committed to engaging our community, inspiring investment in our Hospital and making a difference in healthcare for our community. Our vision is to make a difference in our community, and through the generous giving of our supporters to provide an exceptional healthcare experience right here in Burlington.
The Our New Era Campaign in support of the new JBH surpassed its goal of $60M, raising an unprecedented $65M, enabling the incredible transformation of our Hospital, and having a tremendous impact on our community for generations to come.
With the successful conclusion of the capital campaign in 2019, we are poised to leverage the overwhelming support of the community to support new and emerging priorities which will continue to support our Hospital’s vision of providing exceptional healthcare.
The Foundation is governed by a team of community volunteer leaders and is managed by a dedicated staff of professionals who ensure that every donation is used effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of patients and their families.

Key Responsibilities

Qualifications and Experience Required

Compensation: $100,000 – $110,000, plus a comprehensive benefits package and eligibility for annual merit incentive.

Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter to:
Ashley Davidson, Chief Development Officer
C/o Melissa Perry, Assistant to the Chief Development Officer

Closing Date: May 5, 2023

This position is open to all Canadian citizens, permanent residents and those legally able to work in Canada. JBHF invites applications from all qualified individuals. JBHF is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. We acknowledge that the land on which Joseph Brant Hospital is situated is part of the Treaty lands and Territory of the Mississauga’s of the Credit. We acknowledge the responsibility to honour and respect the four directions, land, waters, plants, animals, ancestors that walked before us, and all the wonderful elements of creation that exist. We wish to respect and honour the Original Peoples of this land and the histories and lived experiences of these communities. It is our commitment to learn and unlearn, support reconciliation, and foster strong relationships as we operate on these traditional lands now and for generations to come.

This is a temporary (3-year contract), full-time position based in the JBHF offices located in the Halton McMaster Family Health Centre Building at Joseph Brant Hospital, 1245 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON.

JBHF employees are required to attest to having COVID-19 vaccinations.

Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation thanks all applicants, however, will contact only those selected for an interview.