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Job description

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UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT (UA)

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER, COMMUNITY PROGRAMS (P1717)


Posted on: April 4, 2019
Deadline: April 17, 2019
Grade: 12

Scope

Reporting to the Principal Director, Annual Giving, the incumbent is responsible for building relationships with internal and external members of the Concordia community, in order to secure annual Community Campaign gifts (less than $25,000) through peer-to-peer fundraising, personal solicitations and other fundraising efforts.

Primary responsibilities

  • Identify, recruit, and manage volunteers to participate in peer-to-peer fundraising activities to support Concordia’s annual Community Campaign.
  • Develop a network of internal volunteers (faculty, staff and retirees) to bolster the level of philanthropic support for the Community Campaign from the internal community.
  • Develop volunteer opportunities for alumni to support affinity-based fundraising initiatives (including class reunions, extracurricular involvement, etc.).
  • Conduct personal solicitations, prepare solicitation proposals, and draft gift agreements.
  • Provide professional leadership and direction for the Concordia Shuffle, including volunteer management, communications, event strategy and logistics, etc.
  • Recruit corporate sponsors for the Concordia Shuffle, in conjunction with the Shuffle Advisory Committee.
  • Participate in the development of solicitation materials, including appeal letters, stationery, brochures, email communications, etc., to support fundraising initiatives.
  • Develop reporting methods and provide analysis to enhance the quality of community-based fundraising activities.
  • Assist in the coordination of other Annual Giving programs, as required.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field relevant to the primary responsibilities and two to four years’ experience in a related field.
  • Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English and French in order to compose solicitation materials and other documents and to communicate effectively with internal and external clients and donors
  • Good knowledge (Intermediate level) of Word, Excel and PowerPoint to create and format documents, mail merges, create spreadsheets and charts and create presentations.
  • Ability to work with Outlook and to research information using the Internet and other sources.
  • Capable of working with confidential information; discreet with a strong sense of confidentiality; tactful and sensitive to diverse cultures and constituents.
  • Familiarity with mainframe database applications; knowledge of electronic mail and the Internet.
  • Basic knowledge of budget and financial reporting procedures.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills; ability to handle a large volume of work during peak periods and to work under minimal supervision.
  • Work experience in a university environment is an asset

Salary

$65,444.99– $78,173.81 per annum

Union/Association

CUPEU

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by April 17, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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