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Havergal College

Manager, Annual and Leadership Giving

Posted On: September 22, 2022
Closing On: October 14, 2022

Location: Toronto
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: beginner
Salary Range: $80,000 - $95,000

We are seeking an individual who is aligned with our core values and reflects our core competencies to join our Advancement team as the Manager, Annual and Leadership Giving.  This is a Full-time position.

About Havergal

Founded in 1894 and located on a beautiful 22-acre campus in midtown Toronto, Canada, Havergal College is one of Canada’s pre-eminent independent schools for girls from Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12. At the forefront of women’s education for over 125 years, Havergal offers a contemporary liberal arts education and is rooted in the Anglican tradition.  Havergal’s mission is to prepare young women to make a difference. Through our outstanding academic and cocurricular programs, we nurture a culture of capability that fosters self-confidence, leadership, critical thinking, and global mindedness within our students.

At Havergal College, we believe that great schools are made up of great people.  We are committed to building a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates with a diverse range of experiences and perspectives, including women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Colour) peoples, and persons with disabilities.   We are seeking candidates with a wide range of experiences and diverse identities and perspectives to contribute to our culture of excellence.

The Position:

The Manager, Annual and Leadership Giving will focus on building and growing an annual, full cycle fundraising program for the school’s priorities including annual giving for the annual fund,  Leadership Annual Giving for the annual fund and beyond, as well as other programs, covering a gift range of up to $24,999. In consultation with the Executive Director (ED), Advancement, the Manager, Annual and Leadership Giving will also identify key priorities of the school and ensure that these are promoted effectively within the scope of the work. The fundraising plan will include goals, strategies, metrics and programming that aim to build and engage our broader stakeholder base. The Manager, Annual and Leadership Giving will identify, cultivate, and steward meaningful relationships with established and potential donors, seeking and securing gifts for the Annual Fund, as well as identifying potential major donors, and assessing and conducting asks of and planned giving prospects through a combination of direct mail solicitation, face to face asks and other relationship-building activities that promote the purpose of annual fund support for the school. The Manager, Annual and Leadership Giving will also work closely to identify, collaborate with and/or solicit constituent groups within the giving range such as parents for areas such an annual fund as well as for Reunion Giving. The Manager, Annual and Leadership Giving will also give leadership to the annual Grad Giving program, including process and outcomes.

This role will also work to ensure effective stewardship of Annual Fund donors, through recognition of gifts and the delivery of any necessary reports and communications, such as pledge reminders and stewardship reports, to appropriate constituents.

To learn more about this opportunity, the expectations, qualification requirements and How To Apply please visit our website at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to express their interest no later than October 14, 2022.

We thank all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Havergal College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Cathy LeBlanc at 416-483-3519 ext. 6526 or by email at accessi