Ontario SPCA and Humane Society
The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is seeking a strategic, growth-oriented fundraising professional to provide leadership as the Director of Philanthropy. This inaugural position will report to the Vice President of Development and will be responsible for leading the development of a province-wide Philanthropy team, implementation of a major gift strategy, development of capital campaign strategies, and will build and manage a portfolio of leadership donors.
The Director of Philanthropy is a key asset within the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s integrated fundraising program and plan for revenue growth over the next five years. This role is accountable for developing the strategy, execution and oversight of mid-level, major gift, and foundation giving through a community-based and province-wide fundraising team.
This role will lead donor pipeline development, solicitation activity, revenue generation and strong donor relationships in purpose-critical communities across the province. The incumbent will recruit, lead, develop and mentor a team of direct reports including six new community-based relationship managers.
The Director of Philanthropy will be a subject-matter expert on philanthropy and relationship-based fundraising techniques and will collaborate with fundraising and mission delivery teams to encourage and support best practices in philanthropy. The Director will collaborate cross-functionally in a leadership role to achieve the portfolio’s goals to generate new and increasing revenue for the Ontario SPCA’s strategic funding initiatives.
ABOUT THE ONTARIO SPCA AND HUMANE SOCIETY
The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity that has been operating for 150 years. The Society provides care, comfort and compassion to animals in need in communities across Ontario. We value all animals and advocate to treat them with respect and kindness.
The Society strives to keep pets and families together and offers a variety of community support services, such as sheltering and adoptions; including emergency sheltering, feral cat management programs, animal transfers, food distribution, humane education, animal advocacy, and spay/neuter services. The Ontario SPCA does not receive annual government funding and relies on donations to provide programs and services to help animals in need.
We provide care, comfort, and compassion to animals in need; we value all animals and engage our communities to treat them with respect and kindness.
Strategic Plan 2023 – 2028
What the public expects from us: Deliver Care and Promote Animal Welfare
What our Communities Expect from us: Inspire Trust and Loyalty in Our Communities
FUNDRAISING AT THE ONTARIO SPCA
Over the next five years, the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is committed to growing donor engagement and philanthropic partnerships in our communities. This comes with a commitment to invest in resources and build on longstanding success with a renewed community fundraising strategy.
Last year with the generous support of a loyal donor base of animal lovers from across Ontario we raised $15.8 million dollars to support the Society’s highest priorities and help keep pets and people together.
Strong relationships with long-standing donors drives revenue at the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. Legacy donors contribute nearly half of our annual revenue, and our committed monthly donors average a cumulative 2 million per year in contributions. In addition, corporate partnerships, a host of special and community fundraising events across our 13 animal centre communities, and donations from donor hosted events are just a few fundraising activities that help make it possible for the Ontario SPCA’s volunteers and team members to carry out critical animal wellness programs and services.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Fundraising & Revenue Generation
Team Leadership and Administration
Operational Planning and Analysis
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES
FOR MORE INFORMATION
KCI Search + Talent has been retained to conduct this search on behalf of the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. For more information about this opportunity, please contact Mia Gardiner, Senior Consultant, KCI Search + Talent by email at OSPCAP
All inquiries and applications will be held in strict confidence. Interested candidates should send resume and letter of interest to the email address listed above by September 20, 2023.
To view full position brief, please visit www.kcitalent.com
The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society provides accommodation during all stages of the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, or if you have questions, suggestions, or require documents regarding accessibility in a different format please advise Mia Gardiner at KCI Search + Talent and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs throughout the process.
The starting salary range for this position is $100,000 to $125,000 plus a full range of benefits.
The Provincial Office of the Ontario SPCA is in Stouffville and the position is hybrid with in-office days based on what is needed to lead and manage the team and portfolio. This position requires travel and a flexible schedule.
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