Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Leadership Giving will develop and manage their own portfolio of major gift donors.

The Director of Leadership Giving will contribute to the organization’s strategies, plans, and successes by strategically guiding the growth major gifts. This role will provide leadership, develop strategy, and enhance fundraising effectiveness.

Salary Range:  $80,000 – $100,000

Posted On:  May 30, 2024

Closing On:  June 4, 2024

Location:  Ajax-Pickering, ON

Employment Type:  Full Time

Level: Senior

Salary Range:  $80,000 – $100,000





-A minimum of five years progressive experience in the advancement field.
-Experience as an exceptional, proactive fundraiser, with experience in new donor cultivation, engaging new communities, and building a sustainable pipeline.
-Skilled background in identifying strategic business development opportunities and leading such initiatives.
-Strong relationship builder who works well with donors, staff, committees, external strategic counsel, and external foundations.
-Demonstrated ability to build donor relations across all categories of giving with success in creating strategies that convert donors to higher levels of giving.
-Experience recruiting, and supporting senior volunteers directly involved in gift cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
-Proficiency with donor databases and systems, Raisers’ Edge preferred
-Strong communication and presentation skills.
-Passion for health care philanthropy.
-Knowledge of the community is an asset


The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with Lakeridge Health’s policies and procedures.

Lakeridge Health thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Successful External applicants must provide a satisfactory Criminal Investigation Reference for the vulnerable sector, dated within the past six (6) months.
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

At Lakeridge Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are committed to fostering a culture that is respectful, inclusive and accessible and to employing a workforce that is representative of the diverse community we provide services to. As an equal opportunity employer we welcome applications from all qualified applicants.

Lakeridge Health is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment and to preventing the transmission of COVID 19 infections among Lakeridge Health team members and our patients. New Lakeridge Health team members will be required to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 during their Post-offer/Pre-employment Health Assessment, subject to any exemptions recognized under the Ontario Human Rights code.