The Give | Leadership Giving Officer

Leadership Giving Officer

Imagine a place where your talent can make a meaningful difference. At the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation, we’re devoted to inspiring donor generosity to improve health care access for all patients in our communities. We are purpose-driven, collaborative, diverse and focused on results.

Reporting to the Director of Leadership Giving, the Leadership Giving Officer is a key member of the fundraising team, responsible for inspiring and stewarding mid-level and legacy donors. Using a donor-centric approach, they employ direct marketing, project-management, and relationship-management techniques to plan, coordinate, and execute strategies that inspire donors and provide meaningful opportunities to impact health care delivery in our hospital and across New Brunswick.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward mid-level and planned giving prospects to grow the impact of these programs and increase fundraising revenues.
  • Use a blend of direct marketing and face-to-face fundraising strategies to design and coordinate an annual communications, engagement, and stewardship plan for mid-level and planned giving prospects. Faithfully and on a timely basis, execute that plan so prospects remain inspired and connected to their giving.
  • Identify top mid-level and planned giving prospects and create individualized plans based on their giving history, donor interests, and giving potential.
  • Fully utilize Raiser's Edge NXT database platform to identify prospects, manage donor relationships and build stronger relationships.
  • Employ fundraising analytics, metrics and reporting methodologies to track performance, drive program strategy and optimize results.
  • Work collaboratively with Foundation team members to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks that will be used to secure gifts.
  • Keep current and knowledgeable of new trends in mid-level and planned giving.
  • Perform other mid-level and planned giving activities as may be required.


What You Bring to our Team

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing/communications, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of progressive, well-rounded experience in fundraising, project management and/or relationship-management roles.
  • Passion for the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation’s mission.
  • Professionalism, knowledge, productivity, and high ethical standards.
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal and presentation.
  • Ability to communicate in both of Canada's official languages is considered an asset.
  • Ability to work in an environment of accountability and metrics.
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, or equivalent CRM.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to interact effectively with individuals across the organization.
  • Tact and an ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment that requires a flexible schedule, including travel and occasional weekends and evenings.
  • Access to a vehicle and valid driver's licence.
  • Knowledge of planned gift vehicles and/or CFRE designation considered an asset.


What we Have to Offer You

  • A commitment to a team culture of high performance and innovative thinking.
  • Flexible hybrid workplace. Comprehensive health and wellness benefits.
  • Matching RRSP contribution program.
  • Expected salary ranges between $63,572 to $90,060 per year


To Submit Your Application

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Angie Kelly, Director of Leadership Giving at SJRH.Foundation@HorizonNB.ca.

All inquiries will be kept in strict confidence. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a terrific team environment! We thank those who apply but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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