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Mackenzie Health Foundation

Senior Development Officer

Posted On: February 27, 2024
Closing On: March 27, 2024

Location: Vaughan, ON
Effective: Immediately
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: intermediate
Salary Range: $79,000 – $101,000 annually

JOB TITLE: Senior Development Officer – MH Foundation
STATUS: Permanent Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Mackenzie Health Foundation
REPORTS TO: Vice President, Philanthropy
HOURS: Days; 7.5 Hour Shifts (with flexibility required)

Mackenzie Health Foundation invites you to be part of an extraordinary journey. We’ve achieved the incredible milestone of raising $250 million – the largest campaign ever for a community hospital in Canada. However, Mackenzie Health’s mission to relentlessly improve care and create healthier communities is far from complete. As we grow, so does the demand for quality healthcare. Join us in ensuring continued investment to attract top talent, enhance program excellence, and secure cutting-edge equipment and technology to advance the future of world-leading health care in York Region. Enjoy a fulfilling work environment with flexible schedules, growth opportunities, and a culture of inclusivity and belonging.

Mackenzie Health Foundation seeks a skilled and experienced Senior Development Officer to join our major gifts team. This pivotal role will be responsible for cultivating and managing a portfolio of donors focusing on securing gifts of $100K and above. This role involves strategic planning, donor engagement, and collaboration with our healthcare partners to drive major fundraising initiatives.

Contribute to the Foundation by:
• Manage and expand a portfolio of major gift donors, focusing on securing gifts of $100K and above.
• Work closely with the Vice President, Philanthropy, and the major gifts team to strategize and execute fundraising plans.
• Engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors with personalized strategies.
• Maintain comprehensive records of donor interactions, proposals and communications.
• Create and implement strategic, progressive and productive moves management plans for assigned relationships
• Prepare compelling and strategic fundraising materials including, but not limited to, briefing notes, proposals, letters, reports, acknowledgements, speaking notes and impact updates
• Establish productive and meaningful relationships with the hospital team, including physicians, medical professionals and leadership
• Participate in special events and community engagement activities to promote the Foundation’s mission and fundraising goals.
• Provide accurate progress reports and ensure the effective management of multiple projects and deadlines.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

What must you have?
• A university degree or college diploma in Business Administration, Communications, Non-Profit Management, or a related field.
• At least 5 years of experience in philanthropy or fundraising, with a proven track record of securing major gifts, preferably in the healthcare or not-for-profit sectors

What else do you bring?
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, integrity, professionalism, and diplomacy at all times.
• Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities, analyze results, and recommend strategies.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe Acrobat, and donor management software (Raiser’s Edge/NXT a plus) database management
• Knowledge of the healthcare sector and philanthropic trends is beneficial.
• Ability to analyze results and make appropriate adjustments and recommendations
• Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of ethical practice
• Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, integrity, professionalism, and diplomacy in the role and when communicating with donors and volunteers at all times.
• Adheres to Occupational Health and Safety Legislation and Mackenzie Health’s Health and Safety Policies..
• Commitment to the values and mission of Mackenzie Health Foundation.
• Proven ability to work independently as well as to perform effectively in a team-orientated environment
• Alignment with the values of Mackenzie Health Foundation – Excellence, Leadership and Integrity

Preferably your profile also includes:
• Access to a vehicle and valid driver’s license

This position is full-time and permanent, with a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends. The position supports the Foundation’s mission of enhancing healthcare in York Region and offers a fulfilling work environment with growth opportunities and a culture of inclusivity and belonging.