Posted On: 2019-04-18
Closing On: 2019-05-16
Location: Newmarket, Ontario
Effective: July 2, 2019
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Intermediate

Job Description

Pickering College is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12.  Founded in 1842 as a Quaker school, and established in our current Newmarket location in 1909, the mission of Pickering College is to instill in each individual the ability and responsibility to make the world greater, better and more beautiful than they discovered it.  Our vision is to develop innovative, courageous and compassionate global citizens who take action, true to Quaker values.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Development, the Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving will develop strategies and long-range plans for alumni and parent engagement leading to achievement of annual giving goals.  This will include identifying key metrics and analytics for evaluation, tracking and reporting and the development of giving strategies to enhance participation of alumni and other constituents.  The Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving will develop strategies, plans and processes for enhancement, maintenance and utilization of Raiser’s Edge database in alignment with departmental objectives. Working closely with other members of the Development team, Communications team, Board members, faculty and staff, the Manager, Constituent Relations and Annual Giving will successfully increase annual giving to achieve fundraising goals. 

This position requires excellent organizational, communication, problem-solving and customer service skills. The ideal candidate has a University or College degree, a minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience, and preferably a CFRE or other fundraising designation. This experience will be coupled with proven experience strategizing, researching, planning and implementing annual fund giving.   Candidates must have extensive experience with the use of a donor database, preferably Raiser’s Edge, in order to record, analyze, report and track prospects through “moves management”, along with significant exposure to use of data analytics.  In addition, applicants must bring familiarity with all legislation pertaining to charitable giving.  Experience working in an educational environment in the alumni relations area is an asset, with independent school experience preferred.

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume no later than May 16, 2019, to:

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate(s) must provide a current Vulnerable Sector Screening Police Report. Suitable accommodations are available for applicants with accessibility needs due to disability upon request.