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Job Number:  40844
Capital Campaign Director
Job Posted: Thursday, 4 January 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 15 January 2018
(5 days ago)
Pilgrims Hospice Society
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

Capital Campaign Director


For over 20 years Pilgrims Hospice Society has provided supportive programming and services for those living with a life-limiting illness, their families and loved ones.

Pilgrims Hospice is ready to embark upon an exciting phase in our journey – building our new Hospice Centre. Pilgrims Hospice Centre will deliver highly integrated programs and services designed to support those living with a life-limiting illness, their families and loved ones, from diagnosis through bereavement in a modern, state-of-the-art home-like environment.

With a proposed target of $15 million, we are seeking an experienced Capital Campaign Director to provide support to our Capital Campaign Cabinet in the implementation and management of the campaign, from pre-public launch through to public launch, building opening and campaign completion.

Reporting to the Executive Director with accountability to the Capital Campaign Cabinet Chair the successful candidate will be a key member of the Capital Campaign team.


Key Accountabilities


The successful candidate will:

  • Contribute to and lead the implementation of the capital campaign plan, ensuring excellence in planning and execution. Ensure milestones/targets are achieved.
  • Working with the Capital Campaign Cabinet, Executive Director and other stakeholders lead the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship of prospective supporters and donors.
  • Oversee campaign management including budget and timelines.
  • Develop, prepare and deliver campaign reporting and progress on a monthly basis.
  • Manage cultivation and recognition events including campaign launch, milestone celebrations, and grand opening celebration.
  • Oversee campaign communications, including the development of content for use across web and social media platforms, presentations, press releases and ongoing public relations outreach.
  • Engage volunteers in the support of the capital campaign. Determine volunteer roles and opportunities and ensure volunteers are utilized, engaged and appreciated.




  • Significant fund development experience, including demonstrated success in securing gifts of up to $1million.
  • Capital campaign experience and the ability to demonstrate previous success in campaign planning, management, and completion.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent relationship building skills; demonstrated ability to work with and through others.
  • Experienced in the effective use of donor management systems (ie. eTapestry)
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment, diplomatic and collaborative in nature.
  • Understanding of hospice palliative care and a sense of purpose for the work of Pilgrims Hospice.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are required.
  • Flexibility to work outside of business hours from time to time is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of related education and experience.
  • CFRE considered an asset.


This position is a one-year renewable contract with the potential for ongoing employment following campaign completion. 

Please submit your resume with salary expectation in confidence to:

Monica Robson, Executive Director


Closing date for submissions is January 15, 2018.


We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants moving forward in the interview process will be contacted.

How to Apply:
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Please apply via email.
Contact Details:
Monica Robson
Pilgrims Hospice Society
9808 148 Street NW
Edmonton, AB, T5N 3E8

Tel: 780-413-9801
www:   www.pilgrimshospice.com

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