Employment Terms: Full-Time, 3-Year Contract
Start Date: ASAP
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.
Reporting to the Director, Campaign and Development and working collaboratively with other members of the Advancement and Community Engagement (ACE) team, the Manager, Stewardship will be responsible for the development, implementation, and growth of all aspects of Branksome Hall’s Donor Stewardship Program. The Manager will develop and drive a comprehensive and strategic recognition and engagement system that relays impact while educating and inspiring donors.
In collaboration with members of the ACE team, the successful candidate will focus on opportunities to both ‘surprise and delight’ donors, while ensuring accurate reporting to demonstrate our accountability for their generous gift. In addition to managing the development of the Donor Impact Report, the incumbent will also participate in creating individual stewardship plans and provide support to the recognition and naming policies for the campaign. Other key activities include, assisting in developing and planning donor stewardship events, identifying Major Gift prospects, and creating meaningful opportunities to engage Major and Planned gift donors
A creative thinker with a positive, can-do approach, the successful candidate will possess a university degree in a related field. A graduate certificate in fundraising and experience in an educational institution would be considered an asset. With 4-5 five years’ progressive related stewardship experience in a stewardship role, you have a proven track record creating innovative programs that have led to increased engagement. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Your strong organizational skills support your ability to be adaptable while remaining relationship focused and results oriented. Highly collaborative, the Manager is a self-starter, who is able to prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment. Your ability to write and develop templates with significant attention to detail is supported by your superior written and verbal communication skills.
Technically savvy with strong analytical skills, you will have experience with Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Office, and Google Suite applications. Familiarity with InDesign would be considered an asset. An understanding of relevant CRA regulations and the ability to plan, budget and forecast effectively complete your profile.
Why Join Branksome Hall?
Branksome Hall offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with opportunities for professional development, collaboration with committed and inspiring colleagues and access to innovative resources.
To play a pivotal role within a leading educational institution, please submit your cover letter and resume. Applications will be reviewed as of February 2, 2023, and the posting will remain active until filled.
Applications will also be accepted by mail and can be sent to the address below:
Branksome Hall – Human Resources
10 Elm Avenue
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.
As an educational institution, with the health and safety of our community as a priority, at the moment we require all employees to be fully vaccinated prior to their start date.
We thank all applicants in advance; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.