Posted On: 2020-01-24
Closing On: 2020-02-23
Location: Downtown Toronto, ON
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management

Job Description







Kensington Health:

Kensington Health is a not-for-profit, community-based model of specialized healthcare services that creates consistently better health outcomes by tirelessly pursuing the best ways to respond to unmet healthcare needs within the communities we serve.  



The Kensington Health Foundation is seeking a Capital Campaign Manager to join the team. The Campaign Manager will lead and inspire with strategy, vision, passion and an entrepreneurial spirit for its $10M capital campaign for the Kensington Hospice Expansion. The Campaign will support nine new residential hospice suites and include a mix of capital requirements to build the new facility and support the full extension of our Hospice programming, along with sustainable solutions to help strengthen our service provision now and well into the future.

The primary focus of the role is to implement and manage all aspects of the $10M Hospice Expansion through 2022, including all solicitation phases of the campaign, event planning, cultivation, and overseeing campaign publications and communications.

The Campaign Manager is responsible for campaign strategy, including establishing solicitation priorities, managing prospect lists, developing and executing targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a range of projects, preparing and providing support to the CEO, Campaign Cabinet, staff, Board members and volunteers.

The Campaign Manager is a hands-on, donor-focused role. The successful candidate has a get-it-done motivating spirit, along with the gravitas to speak with high net-worth donors, and understands what is involved in overseeing a capital campaign, working to set and maintain the fundraising pace and achieve campaign goals.


Principle Accountabilities: 

Working with the CEO and Chair of the Hospice Campaign Cabinet to develop campaign strategy and set campaign sub-goals, this position will:

  • Provide leadership to assure that campaign management and organization, including pipelines, prospect tracking, strategy, moves management, task assignment and maintenance of timelines are met.
  • Act as the staff lead organizing and administering steering committee meetings.
  • Scheduling meetings for the CEO, Campaign Cabinet or Board members, preparing talking points, presentations and materials for all donor outreach and solicitations.
  • Maintaining master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep Campaign Cabinet on track.
  • Identify prospects on the individual, corporation, and foundation levels.
  • Create and edit campaign communications, such as solicitation decks, acknowledgments, follow-up letters, and newsletters, with the campaign assistant.
  • Track and manage donor data, dashboards and reporting using Raisers’ Edge.
  • Work with staff across Kensington to manage logistics for site visits and events, coordinating publicity as appropriate.
  • Work in concert with the CFO to ensure donation reporting and gift-acceptance is compliant with the Foundation’s policies and procedures and guidelines established by the Canada Revenue Agency for Charitable Organizations.
  • Identify and research donors.
  • Manage special projects related to the Campaign as required/assigned.


Required Skills and Abilities: 

  • 5+ year’s development administration experience, preferably in a capital campaign, including management and oversight of staff.
  • Proven experience working with Boards and lay leadership.
  • High proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or equivalent database and the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with multiple stakeholders within Kensington Health and the community.
  • Outstanding persuasive writing, editing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to coach and develop junior staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational capacity, problem solving and long-term planning ability.
  • Proven ability to lead and organize multiple stakeholders in a fundraising environment.


Required Knowledge and Experience:

  • Proven record of success in a fundraising administration for non-profit organizations.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of fundraising and capital campaigns, individual giving and/or major gifts and the tracking and monitoring of pledges.
  • Knowledge of the local philanthropic community.
  • Experience working in multiple-entity environment an asset.
  • Strong experience working with Boards and leading committees of volunteers.


Required Professional Designation/Certificate:

  • University undergraduate degree.
  • CFRE, Master’s degree, or equivalent experience in non-profit fundraising administration.


Remuneration: Based on experience + competitive benefit package.

Location: Downtown Toronto.


Please submit resumes by 11:59 PM on Sunday, February 23, 2020. Please apply on our website.

Kensington Health Centre thanks all applicants for their interest in advance however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Kensington Health Centre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from equity seeking groups. Candidates will be provided with an overview of the various elements of the selection process, such as tests, skills demonstrations, etc. Kensington Health Centre is committed to providing reasonable accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.