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Mackenzie Health Foundation

Manager, Community Giving

Posted On: December 6, 2022
Closing On: January 20, 2023

Location: Richmond Hill
Effective: Immediately
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: management
Salary Range: $73,077 - $110.047

STATUS: Permanent Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Foundation
REPORTS TO: Director, Campaigns
HOURS: 37.5 hours/week; some evening and weekend work required

Mackenzie Health Foundation supports Mackenzie Health’s mission to relentlessly improve care to create healthier communities through the funding of capital projects, medical equipment, technology and educational opportunities for Mackenzie Health. The Foundation just achieved an incredible $250 Million campaign milestone – the largest ever for a community hospital in Canada – but our work is not done. The Ultimate Campaign built and equipped Cortellucci Vaughan Hospital and helped enhance care at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital; going forward, our fundraising efforts will ensure a steady flow of resources to attract the very best talent, advance excellence in our programs and services and secure the latest equipment and technology as we focus on providing the best possible outcomes for every patient who comes through our doors.

Reporting to the Director, Campaigns the Manager, Community Giving helps drive revenue generation for the community engagement strategy and is a highly visible Foundation representative. The Manager is supported by and provides leadership and coaching to two direct reports. Guided by data analytics, the Manager plays a critical role in executing fundraising and engagement strategies with diverse citizens, community groups, schools, small/medium size businesses of York Region and beyond in supporting Mackenzie Health. Applying excellent time and project management skills, the Manager partners with a team of volunteers dedicated to community giving and focuses on prospects and organizations at the range of $25,000 to $100,000 through personal solicitation, direct marketing, community events, cause related marketing, peer to peer and crowd funding.

With strong relationship management, and coaching skills, the Manager will use their sound experience building teams and personal solicitation skills to lead the Emerging Leaders Council, launch a Women in Philanthropy program as well as build-out several target community initiatives to engage the rich diversity of our community.

This is an exciting opportunity for a boots on the ground fundraiser to embrace the challenge of increasing community engagement and guiding a team to deliver an exceptional donor experience to our community.

Contribute to the Foundation by
• Works in consultation with the Director, Campaigns to assist with the development of the annual community gifts strategy, budget and key performance indicators
• Drives all aspects of community portfolio execution to meet revenue targets in the $2 million to $3 million range annually
• Takes an active role in revenue generation with a personal, annual revenue goal; maintaining a personal portfolio of up to 150 prospects at various stages of development to meet defined revenue goal. Portfolio includes, but not limited to: small/medium size businesses, community groups and/or events, individuals as well as schools.
• Effectively manages and provides leadership and coaching to direct reports to spur their achievement
• Fosters learning, development and teamwork in partnership with other portfolios in the Foundation.
• Establishes processes and practices that advance the portfolio’s performance and support the Foundation’s goals.
• Works in partnership with Communications, Marketing & Stewardship to develop peer-to-peer and staff lead community fundraising tools and assets that optimize our digital first strategy.
• Monitors performance against approved objectives and metrics – evaluates existing fundraising. activities and develops strategies to improve revenue performance, reach and efficiencies.
• Acts as an Ambassador and attends community events and activities as required.
• Fosters a culture of sincere appreciation and gratitude for sustained community engagement and volunteerism.
• Adheres to Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Mackenzie Health Foundation’s Health and Safety Policies.
• Positively represents Mackenzie Health Foundation in the community.
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

What must you have?
• A minimum of 5 years of fundraising experience in a managerial role leading the development and execution of community activities and partnerships.
• Progressive management experience with the ability to effectively mentor, coach and develop a team.
• A strong relationship builder through effective communications and ability to establish trusting relationships with key stakeholder groups.
• Experience working with fundraising volunteers and diverse cultures.
• Demonstrated track record in closing community gifts in the range of $25,000 to $100,000.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Strong writing skills and ability to tailor messages to a variety of audiences.
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills.
• Experience working with data analytics.
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Raisers Edge (or equivalent)
• Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment requiring flexibility and adaptability with respect to working hours such as evenings and weekend hours
• Access to a vehicle and valid driver’s license
• Foundation staff are required to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends.

What else do you bring?
• Passion for donor relations and stewardship.
• Experience working in healthcare philanthropy or not-for-profit environment is an asset.
• Respectful and service oriented to donors, volunteers, and peer Foundation and Hospital staff.
• Demonstrates understanding and complies with patient and staff safety policies and procedures that foster a safe and inclusive environment for all.
• Ability to perform the essential duties of the job, while meeting deadlines and budgets.
• Effectively uses empathy in interactions with others.
• Demonstrates behaviours consistent with Mackenzie Health Foundation’s Commitment to Caring.
• Models’ behaviour that is aligned with the values of Mackenzie Health Foundation – Excellence, Leadership and Integrity.
• Commitment to providing an exceptional experience for staff and clients within a challenging and exciting health care environment.

*You may be required to work at any site of Mackenzie Health

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Mackenzie Health’s Occupational Health and Safety department.