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Branksome Hall

Development Officer, Prospect Research

Posted On: July 14, 2022
Closing On: August 26, 2022

Location: Toronto
Employment Type: contract
Level: intermediate
Salary Range: 55,000 - 65,000

Development Officer, Prospect Research
Employment Terms:
Full-Time, 3 Year Term

Branksome Hall, a leading independent International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls challenges and inspires students to love learning and shape a better world. Through the unique combination of wellbeing, outstanding academics and international mindedness, Branksome Hall students and employees become impactful leaders who give back to their communities. With our values of Sense of Community, Inclusiveness, Creativity and Making a Difference as a foundation, Branksome Hall offers a strong liberal arts curriculum that develops critical thinking and inquiry skills.

The Opportunity:

The Advancement and Community Engagement team is seeking dynamic research and analytical professional to join the team in the role of Development Officer, Prospect Research. The Development Officer is responsible for driving the prospecting and pipeline process in support of fundraising, with a focus on Major Gift fundraising. The Development Officer, Prospect Research will research, prepare, and provide profiles and detailed reports, on potential and identified prospects as well as potential volunteers and board members. Using current research methods, the incumbent will contribute to meeting fundraising targets by identifying potential donors by augmenting existing data.

Candidate Profile:

Are you someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, and are driven by achieving results, and have a natural curiosity? Are you looking to make a difference and be part of a community?  This is the role for you!

The successful candidate brings a positive and can-do approach to problem-solving and achieving results, is tech savvy, with experience leveraging prospect research databases such as SEDAR, SEDI, CharityCan to name a few. Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising databases, as well as proficiency in MS office applications and Google Suite complete your profile. A team player, you are detail and customer service oriented and are a strong communicator.  In addition, the successful candidate should also hold a university degree and/or a diploma in a related field such as library and information science, and at a minimum will have 2-3 years of experience conducting research using data analytical software.

To Apply:

Branksome Hall offers a stimulating and rewarding career opportunity and competitive compensation package. To play a pivotal role within a leading educational institution, please click apply to submit your cover letter and resume as one document by July 29, 2022.

Applications to this position will be considered from July 29, 2022 and the posting will remain open until the position has been filled. 

Applications will also be accepted by mail and can be sent to the address below:

Branksome Hall Human Resources

10 Elm Avenue,

Toronto, Ontario,

M4W 1N4

Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Branksome Hall is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with (dis)abilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, and champion diversity in its broadest sense. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. To learn more about working at Branksome Hall, please visit or visit our website at