Northern College is seeking a Capital Campaign Manager in our External Relations/Cultural Division. The successful candidate will be creative and innovative, with an entrepreneurial mindset. They must have the ability to direct and manage numerous projects simultaneously, with strong analytical and plannings skills. Advanced verbal and written communication skills are required to build and nurture productive and successful relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders. If you are familiar with and adhere to Imagine Canada ethics and Association of Fundraising Professional Code of Ethics or certified as, or pursing a Canadian Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation, this is considered an asset. Regular participation in conferences organized by the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE), the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Canadian Association of Gift Planner and/or the Estate Planning Council Membership is also an asset.
At Northern College, we’re committed to the ongoing success and development of everyone who passes through our learning spaces, whether they be our students, employees or community members. We believe in investing in those who invest in us, constantly working to build a collaborative and friendly working environment while offering top tier benefits and generous pension packages to our eligible full-time employees with purposeful, rewarding work, supportive supervisors and positive, engaged work teams.
Reporting to the Chief Cultural Officer, the successful candidate is responsible for the planning and management of a diversified and integrated fundraising strategy with activities that engage current donors, mobilize new prospective donors, and grow revenues to support the key priorities of Northern College.
What you will be doing:
- Ensure the strategic growth of the fundraising programs and donor base;
- Lead a formal and structured fundraising approach to inspire greater engagement from donors in alignment with the College’s priority needs. The development programs will encompass principal and major gifts, planned giving, gifts-in-kind and annual campaigns with alumni, the College community and various donor groups;
- Coordinate and support the fundraising efforts of all key participants—including the management of volunteer and donor relationships; and
- Improve and enhance the fundraising program with a focus on solid pipeline management, bringing new ideas to the table, and working closely with the External Relations team to operationalize any new activities proposed.
A detailed job description is available from the Human Resource Services department.
What you will need to be considered:
- Three (3) year diploma/ degree in Business, Finance, Community Development, Marketing, Communications, Arts & Humanities or another related field of study; and
- Three (3) years of experience with knowledge of major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, managing successful campaigns and motivating fundraising volunteers.
The incumbent may be required to provide a criminal reference check.
As part of Northern College’s action on reconciliation, the College recognizes its responsibility to make a difference through increasing the number of Indigenous employees who work in the academic field. We encourage applicants who identify as Indigenous to apply.
Northern College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. To request reasonable accommodation at any time during the selection process, please contact the Human Resource Services department. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
Northern College values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest in Northern College, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
To apply, submit your covering letter and resume online at www.northerncollege.ca/careers/