Posted On: 2020-07-30
Closing On: 2020-08-14
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective: asap
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Senior
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Job Description


The ShareLife and Development Office of the Archdiocese of Toronto is seeking a full time Manager, Major Gifts and Corporate Campaigns to be responsible for the planning, organizing, directing and monitoring of the components of the ShareLife Corporate campaign; including contributions from corporations, foundations, individuals and employee campaigns.

The Manager will also be responsible for the research, identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts from prospective donors for the annual ShareLife campaign, and major Archdiocesan initiatives, and to develop and implement strategies for the stewardship of these donors.  They will also be responsible for the oversight and management of current ShareLife special events (Golf Tournament, Mass of Thanksgiving, Donor Events) and development of new events.

The Manager is also responsible for the supervision of the Coordinator, Schools and Employee Campaigns and the Development Coordinator, ShareLife.



  • Assume personal responsibility for identifying and securing major gifts from individuals and corporations
  • Recruit volunteers, canvassers, assign donors and prospects, and track canvasser progress in the corporate campaign; ensure appropriate follow up/contact with donors and prospects
  • Develop, write, and present proposals to corporations, foundations; individual and prospective donors; provide ongoing stewardship
  • Working with the Communications Manager, develop marketing plans for the corporate, school, employee and community campaigns, and to participate in developing ShareLife’s overall corporate communications strategy
  • Work in conjunction with Catholic Charities and member agencies to develop the general Case for Support and for specific target donors
  • Develop budgets for campaigns
  • Work with the team to develop and implement various public functions such as Kickoffs, Campaign Launches, Mass of Thanksgiving, and other ShareLife donor events and make presentations as required
  • Work with the ShareLife Golf Committee to plan and host the annual ShareLife Golf Tournament
  • Working with the Coordinator, School and Employee Campaigns, oversee the ShareLife schools and employee campaigns across the Archdiocese
  • Support the parish campaign through public speaking at parishes and other events as required
  • Other duties, as required

General Requirements:

  • University degree or equivalent
  • CFRE designation preferred
  • A demonstrated track record of success in the identification, research, cultivation and stewardship of corporations and major gift prospects
  • Minimum five years experience
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work as part of a team
  • Marketing skills and analytical ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to recruit, train and motivate volunteers
  • Able to relate well to senior corporate executives and to work with clergy
  • Knowledge of the structure of the Catholic Church, its tenets and culture, and respect for its leadership and parish clergy
  • A criminal background check will be required of the successful applicant


Those wishing to be considered should submit their resume and cover letter in MS Word or PDF format noting position number 2020-13 to: Stephanie Nargoz, Director, Human Resources at Deadline for receipt of applications is  August 14, 2020. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


In compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), the Archdiocese of Toronto provides reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If contacted for an interview, applicants should make any accommodation needs known at that time.