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Job Number:  40519
Development Officer
Job Posted: Monday, 18 December 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 19 January 2018
(57 days ago)
Covenant Foundation
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Development Officer



Covenant Foundation is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to join its dynamic development team in the full-time, permanent position of Development Officer.




The Development Officer is responsible for

  • managing a complex portfolio of major individual and corporate giving and planned giving donors


  • developing and implementing programs to grow and diversify fundraising revenue for Covenant Foundation-supported facilities



As a key member of the Development Team, the Development Officer contributes to meeting fundraising goals by

  • identifying, profiling and prospecting major and planned giving donors


  • developing strategies for cultivating relationships and soliciting gifts


  • writing proposals


  • conducting a high volume of phone and face-to-face meetings with prospects


  • closing a substantial number of solicitations


  • effectively stewarding donors



Education and Experience

The successful candidate has a university degree and/or diploma, at least five years of experience in the non-for-profit development field, and a proven track record of securing major and planned gifts.


The successful candidate is relationship-driven, with the ability to quickly develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, partners, volunteers, sponsors, and donors.


A demonstrated knowledge of fundraising strategies, donor prospecting, cultivation, and stewardship best practices is essential. CFRE designation and direct experience in health care fundraising are considered assets.


Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to by 4 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018. This posting may be used to fill multiple positions.



Covenant Foundation supports Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living and the more than 150-year legacy of healing the body, enriching the mind, and nurturing the soul, by raising funds to support 19 Covenant-led hospitals and facilities across the province of Alberta.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to by 4 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018.
Contact Details:
Tracy Sopkow
Covenant Foundation
3C60, 11111 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB, T5K 0L4

Tel: 780-342-8261
www:   covenantfoundation.ca

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