Job Posting 61770

Associate Director, Major Gifts
People First HR Services
Winnipeg area, Winnipeg
closes in 25 days (Fri, 24 Apr)
full time

CancerCare Manitoba Foundation exists to support the incredible and lifesaving work of CancerCare Manitoba.  Due to donor generosity, the Foundation has given over $125 million to CancerCare in the past 20 years for local research, clinical trials, patient programs and capital initiatives.

To continue supporting CancerCare Manitoba’s objectives, the Foundation is embarking on a significant campaign to expand philanthropic support over the next number of years.  They are ready to welcome an Associate Director, Major Gifts during this transformational time - a newly created position reporting to the Chief Development Officer (CDO).  This is an exciting position for a relationship builder who is entrepreneurial, energetic and goal-oriented. 

If you excel at fostering and nurturing partnerships, are driven and motivated to support your community – then consider this opportunity to make a great impact.

Overview of Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight, strategy, development and coordination of the overall Major Gifts Program.
  • Manage a portfolio of major and strategic gifts that includes cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Identify, assess and qualify new donors as well as continue to nurture relationships with existing donors, planning and implementing individual strategies for each.
  • Provide support, research and information to the CEO and CDO regarding prospect lists.
  • Ensure the development of an effective tracking system on major gifts activities.
  • Attend events and meetings, representing the Foundation in the community.
  • Develop an understanding of the granting process and CancerCare Manitoba’s financial needs.

Preferred Experience and Skillset

  • You have completed post-secondary education (a Certified Fund Raising Executive designation is an asset).
  • Demonstrated experience and track record in planning and executing a major gifts program or equivalent experience in relationship building, prospect or partnership development and stewardship.
  • You’ve been responsible for managing a donor process and have been instrumental in making asks.
  • You are a strong and influential communicator and prefer to work in partnership with others.
  • You enjoy and embrace people leadership and are a champion of collaboration, transparency, inclusion and communication.
  • You love working with people and are a natural at developing genuine and meaningful connections.
  • You have a strong understanding of the charitable and philanthropic sector.
  • Healthcare industry experience is an asset.

About CancerCare Manitoba Foundation

CancerCare Manitoba Foundation’s mission is to support CancerCare Manitoba’s strategic priorities. Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Foundation has been able to grant more than $125 million to CancerCare since 2000.  This investment profoundly impacts patient outcomes and bridges the gap of initiatives and programs not eligible for government funding or where financial resources are not available.  CancerCare Manitoba is the provincially mandated agency for cancer and blood disorders and the Foundation shares its bold vision, “A world free of cancer” and the goal that no life is cut short by cancer.

CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is the only charitable organization exclusively fundraising for CancerCare Manitoba.  All funds raised and donated remain in Manitoba. 

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