Posted On: 2017-03-08
Closing On: 2017-03-31
Location: Markham, ON
Effective: ASAP
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Intermediate

Job Description

The Development Associate is an integral member of the Foundation’s development team supporting its strategic priority to drive revenue and build capacity in Leadership and Legacy Giving.  The Development Associate will provide administrative and strategic fundraising support to the Director of Development and work closely with the Development team to project-manage a wide range of fundraising activities in the Leadership and Legacy portfolios in support of the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors.

Key Results Area:

  • Assist the Director of Development with the daily management of donor prospect activities and work with Leadership & Legacy team to meet related portfolio and business plan deliverables
  • Coordinate cultivation meetings with donors, prospects and volunteers and execute logistics and hospitality
  • Arrange hospital tours as necessary with appropriate hospital staff
  • Prepare meeting materials, agendas and minutes for fundraising committee meetings
  • Work with the Director and team to support the work of key leadership volunteers
  • Participate in and support monthly Prospect Management Meetings
  • Work with the appropriate teams to prepare and coordinate fundraising materials such as funding proposals, briefing notes, cultivation/solicitation packages, stewardship/impact reports and other collateral materials
  • Work with the appropriate teams to coordinate cultivation and stewardship events related to the Leadership & Legacy portfolios
  • Update donor and prospect information and run various pipeline reports in Raiser’s Edge
  • Undertake special research projects as needed to support fundraising activities
  • Work collaboratively with other Foundation departments and model behavior that encourages a mutually supportive team environment that provides exceptional donor service and delivers the highest standards of excellence and ethics in every donor interaction
  • Perform cross-functional and other duties as required
  • Available for some evenings and weekends

Positions Qualifications:

  • Minimum college or university degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-3 years work experience as a fundraising team member with significant time spent in major gifts functions
  • Strong administrative, research, project management and customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize a diverse workload, attention to accuracy and details and able to manage tight deadlines
  • Advanced computer skills using MS Office suite software including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of Raiser’s Edge an asset
  • Takes initiative, team oriented

Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.

Interested candidates are invited to apply online by March 31, 2017 by clicking here