Senior Development Officer, Campaign Events
Senior Development Officer, Campaign Events
Employment Terms: Full-Time, Permanent
Start Date: September 2022
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 closely with the Executive Director, Advancement and Community Engagement (ACE), the Senior Development Officer, assists with the curation, planning and execution of a wide variety of events that engage donors, prospects, and stakeholders with Branksome’s comprehensive Fundraising Campaign.
The successful candidate will oversee creation and design of compelling events that achieve Campaign financial and stewardship objectives, through cultivating and stewarding prospects and donors. This individual will manage all event logistics and budgets to execute events on time and within budget. They are also responsible for drafting invitations and speaking notes; in addition to supervising staff, contractors and volunteers for day-of execution and conduct post-event debriefing, analysis, and other follow-up processes.
The Senior Development Officer, Campaign Events will work closely with third parties, external suppliers, and senior volunteers to execute events that enhance the reputation of Branksome Hall. The successful incumbent will also be required to attend events and other school functions that may take place before or after regular hours of work and/or on weekends.
Are you someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment with excellent service orientation? Do you have excellent written and oral communications skills, the ability to multitask as well as the ability to interact positively with various stakeholders? If so, then this might be the right role for you!
The ideal candidate takes a “can do” approach, is solution oriented and can work collaboratively in a cross-functional team. In addition, the successful candidate holds a post-secondary degree and/or a diploma in a related field (event management, fundraising, marketing, project management etc.) with a minimum of 5 years of experience. Previous experience in a non-profit charity or private sector environment would be considered a strong asset. Strong organizational, interpersonal and project management skills are also essential. Strong technology skills, proficiency in MS office, Google Suite applications and familiarity with catering or event planning software are part of your profile.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of young people, please submit your cover letter and resume by September 6, 2022.
Applications to this position will be reviewed as of September 6, 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,
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.
For External Applicants Only: As an educational institution, with the health and safety of our community as a priority, 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. To learn more about working at Branksome Hall, please visit www.thinkerswanted.ca or visit our website at www.branksome.on.ca.