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Job Number:  58196
Director, Major Gifts & Planned Giving
Job Posted: Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Closing Date: Monday, 25 November 2019
(in 8 days)
Gatineau Health Foundation
Region: Ottawa area Type: Full time
Location: Gatineau Salary: (not entered)

The mission of the Gatineau Health Foundation is to raise funds to have an impact on the well-being and health of the Outaouais community in partnership with the Outaouais Integrated Health and Social Services Center. As major gifts and planned giving are an essential part of the overall fundraising strategy,  the Foundation is looking for his/her next:





Reporting to and working closely with the General Director, the Director of Major and Planned Gifts will be responsible for building and deepening engagement with gift prospects and donors and driving broader awareness and philanthropic support for our client's programs. Providing expert guidance with responsibilities for donor and prospect research, cultivation and stewardship, planned gifts, and events, the director will model best fundraising practices and be a committed team player who collaborates with all department directors to maximize efforts and results.  



  • Develop, structure, direct, evaluate and update the annual strategic plan and action plan for the Major Gifts and Planned Giving Program;
  • Identify leadership giving prospects and donors and create and implement thoughtful strategies to attract multi-year transformational gifts and planned gifts;
  • Provide support to the CEO and other organizational leaders for meetings and interactions with key major donors and prospects;
  • Work with colleagues as needed to create compelling solicitation and cultivation materials;
  • Assure accurate comprehensive data capture toward actionable moves management, reporting, and analysis for all major, planned, and event giving efforts against key performance indicators; 
  • Prepare, organize and conduct information sessions and one-on-one meetings on the Foundation's planned giving program for potential donors and partners;
  • Plan and implement a donor recognition and retention program and liaise with other staff members;



  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • A decade of experience in obtaining proven major gift solicitations ($ 10,000 or more) from individuals, businesses, and foundations;
  • Knowledge of planned gifts and their ramifications: estate planning, taxation, wills, trusts, etc .;
  • Familiarity with research and database analysis to identify major and planned giving opportunities;
  • Maturity, professionalism and collaborative leadership;
  • A strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Bilingualism French and English;
  • Computer skills (CRM and/or database traditionally used in philanthropy, ex.: ProDon).
If you think you have the profile that our client is looking for, please contact Lily Serreau, CHRP, Executive Search Consultant and send her your resume. All information received will be treated confidentially and only successful applications will be contacted.


How to Apply
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Please send your resume to Lily Serreau at
Contact Details
Lily Serreau
Director, Executive Search
BNP Philanthropic Performance
Tel: 438-738-5650
www:   www.fondationsantegatineau.ca/accueil/

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