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Habitat for Humanity Canada

Annual Giving Officer


Posted On: April 4, 2023
Closing On: April 21, 2023

Location: Toronto (Hybrid role)
Effective: As soon as we find the right person!
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: beginner
Salary Range: $45,000-55,000


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Habitat for Humanity Canada is a national charitable organization working toward a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to call home. We bring communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership and other housing solutions across Canada and around the world. With the help of volunteers, Habitat homeowners and 48 local Habitats working in every province and territory, we provide a solid foundation for better, healthier lives in Canada and around the world.

We deeply value our culture and colleagues, and we have collaboratively created the following vision statement: “We foster and build equity through affordable housing, by fully integrating diversity and inclusion into everything we do. Every individual involved with Habitat feels safe and encouraged to bring their whole selves to our mission and they know they are valued, heard, and respected.”

The Annual Giving Officer will execute the development, management, and delivery of Habitat Canada’s annual giving appeals. This role will work as an integrated member of the Resource Development team, contributing their expertise to maximize fundraising revenues for the organization primarily through direct response and digital.

Your Impact

As a key member of Habitat for Humanity Canada’s Resource Development team, your major functions will be to:

  • Deliver a best-in-class direct response program by supporting the creation of new strategies and tactics that drive one-time, monthly, mid-level, designated and undesignated revenues.
  • Assist in the development of annual planning, analysis, tactics and reporting.
  • Execute Annual Giving Integrated Campaigns via key channels of Digital & Offline;
  • working with external agencies and collaborating with internal partners.
  • Execute regionalized versions of Integrated Campaigns with participating affiliates, leveraging customization technologies to reach Affiliate supporters & increase revenue potential.
  • Execute initiatives to cultivate and engage supporters, including: Welcome Package, Thank You/Impact Campaign(s) and various stewardship initiatives.
  • Luminate Online and Team Raiser hands on management to ensure that proper information is in place to solicit and steward donors at an effective and efficient level.
  • Support the Database Manager and Campaign Manager on donor segmentation.
  • Maintain and optimize invoice/cost tracking process.
  • Collaborate with the Communications team to develop compelling fundraising experiences and activations. Manage all internal collateral review processes.
  • Make recommendations based on insights derived from program results and from the analyses of donor database activity.
  • Liaise with external agencies to ensure campaigns/projects are delivered on time and on budget by supporting communication and revenue objectives, providing strategic input, managing the approval process for copy and creative, and facilitating required donor data.
  • Grow knowledge of giving trends and stay abreast of emerging technologies to help grow our individual giving programs.
  • Facilitate the creation and sharing of reports on fundraising activities, giving trends, and plans for growth.
  • Attend Habitat Canada staff meetings and events as required.

Qualifications 

  • Post-secondary education, or recent experience, in a relevant discipline from a recognized academic institution, preferably in Marketing or Fund Development.
  • Superior knowledge of marketing and donor relation principles and data segmentation techniques.
  • Experience with a CRM platform, e.g., Raiser’s Edge, SalesForce, etc.

Skills & Attributes

  • 1- 3 years of experience in the field of not-for-profit Annual Giving, or Donor Care
  • Demonstrated track record of providing coordination and management in the development and implementation of targeted multi-channel annual giving campaigns that include mail, online, email, social, telephone and / or face to face.
  • Demonstrated success leading agencies and agency relationships in the delivery of direct marketing fundraising programs.
  • Advanced knowledge and working experience in Team Raiser campaign development and Luminate Online
  • Demonstrated record of problem-solving and priority-setting in a fast paced, complex and evolving environment.
  • Effective at developing positive internal stakeholder relations including the ability to influence without authority.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage details and execute with excellence.
  • Ability to effectively develop strong cross-functional partnerships, evidenced by a track record of teamwork and collegiality.
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office and other relevant software programs.
  • Empathetic to Habitat’s cause – with a passion to make a difference.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Throughout your interview process, we’ll learn more about your skills and experience and determine your starting salary based on what you bring to the team

 Please note that we will be reviewing and evaluating applications on an ongoing basis, and we therefore encourage early submissions.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Habitat, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. So, if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance. Habitat for Humanity Canada will arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable those with disabilities to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

We thank all applicants for applying however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted (no phone calls please).

About Habitat for Humanity Canada

Founded in 1985, Habitat for Humanity Canada is a national, charitable organization working toward a world where everyone has a decent and affordable place to call home. Habitat for Humanity brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership. With the help of volunteers, Habitat homeowners and 48 local Habitats working in every province and territory, we provide a solid foundation for better, healthier lives in Canada and around the world. Habitat for Humanity Canada is a member of Habitat for Humanity International, which was established in 1976 and has grown to become a leading global nonprofit working in more than 70 countries. For more information, please visit www.habitat.ca.