Posted On: 2019-08-02
Closing On: 2019-08-16
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Effective: As soon as possible
Employment Type: Full-Time
We hear it again and again. From patients. From physicians. From nurses. From donors. There’s a spirit of relentlessness at St. Michael’s Hospital. It’s a never-say-no attitude, a willingness to go beyond. It’s why St. Michael’s is legendary for taking on some of the world’s toughest health challenges. It’s why we are leaders in so many areas of medicine — multiple sclerosis, cystic fibrosis, ophthalmology, critical care, trauma, minimally-invasive cardiac care, neurosurgery, urban health, neonatal care — and the list goes on and on. It’s a unique attitude that cuts across every department, and it is ever-present at St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation.
We are hiring two Senior Philanthropy Officers to join the team. Are you are a powerful, relentless, compassionate fundraiser who wants to help usher in the next era of medical innovation and discovery? Do you have experience in an academic or health-care research environment? Do you go above and beyond to provide unparalleled donor and grateful patient experiences? Then we have a role for you.
At St. Michael’s Hospital, “can’t” is not in our vocabulary. By joining our Foundation, you will become part of a fun, fierce and dynamic team of fundraisers, supporting a global research and patient care powerhouse that takes on some of the toughest health care challenges anywhere.
We are St. Michael’s, and we stop at nothing.
Job Description - Senior Philanthropy Officer - Research & Education
St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation, through its philanthropic activities, assists St. Michael’s Hospital in attracting the resources required to fulfill and enhance its mission of caring, research and education as inspired and fostered by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Our physicians, surgeons, scientists and staff are relentless in taking on some of the world’s most intractable health challenges. At St. Michael’s, our health-care teams have a unique attitude. They never say no. They never give up. No matter the problem, St. Michael’s looks for a way to solve it. St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation is leading the way in helping the hospital break new ground in kidney transplantation, neonatal care, multiple sclerosis, and cardiac and neuro innovation. It’s thanks to our donors and champions – who go to the wall for St. Michael’s, day in and day out – that St. Michael’s can continue to develop revolutionary approaches to patient care and to conduct research that changing how diseases are treated and future generations of doctors and scientists are educated.
The Foundation supports St. Michael’s ongoing mission to be a healthcare leader providing innovative and compassionate care driven by the incredibly generous help and support of all its donors. Since the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute debuted in 2011, St. Michael’s has become internationally renowned as a research powerhouse – at the forefront of new medical discoveries and home to the world’s top talent.
By joining St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation, you will become part of a growing team of top and incredibly dynamic team of fundraisers who support St. Michael’s as an internationally renowned patient care and research powerhouse – at the forefront of new medical discoveries and home to the world’s top talent.
Sr. Philanthropy Officers at St. Michael's Hospital Foundation are part of a dynamic, diversified and talented team of fundraising experts. This role’s primary responsibility will be to strategically plan, implement and actively build solicitation and pipeline strategies along with stewardship activities to maximize individual, corporate and foundation donor support through various channels integral to building a robust pipeline of prospects and donors. This position will focus on building our Research, Innovation and Education portfolios, building both strength and vision of the research powerhouse for donors. It is an exciting opportunity for someone with graduate education in a research or health discipline. This position works closely and collaboratively with a team of dynamic Directors of Philanthropy and the Offices of the VP Research & Innovation and VP Education, in the rollout of effective and sustainable programs to achieve targets and other agreed financial and non-financial goals for this vital portfolio for St. Michael's.
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Accommodation for job applicants with disabilities is available upon request.
Please send your resume and cover letter to https://unityhealth.to/careers/ and search for Foundation.
While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.