We are looking for passionate and skilled professionals eager to make a difference in our community and join our team.
Current Career Opportunities
We are currently seeking one Major Gifts Officer to join our team.
Major Gifts Officer
Covenant Foundation is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to join its dynamic development team in the full-time, permanent position of Major Gifts Officer.
The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for managing relationships with major gift donors and prospects through the donor cycle. The Major Gifts Officer will have ultimate accountability for meeting specific individual revenue targets by working to align the interests of the donor with the needs of Covenant Foundation. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for building and managing a complex portfolio of major individual and corporate giving and planned giving donors. This will include supporting Foundation events, sponsorship, and donor stewardship for Covenant Foundation-supported facilities. This role reports to the Vice President Philanthropy.
As a key member of the Development Team, the Major Gifts Officer will actively manage a portfolio of current and prospective major gift donors with the capacity to make major gift donations and manage the donor cycle from discovery calls and donor visits to cultivate, solicit, steward and provide ongoing relationship management to donors, as well as track donor activity in donor database Raisers Edge. The Major Gifts Officer will play a key role in working with volunteers, colleagues (facilities and foundation) to identify individual donor prospects; develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for those donor prospects and develop compelling development proposals.
The Major Gifts Officer will help develop donor acquisition, retention and migration strategies for major gift donors, and work closely with the appropriate foundation teams with regard to gift administration, public affairs, research, proposal development, recognition and stewardship;
The successful candidate has a university degree and/or diploma, at least five years of experience in the non-profit development field, combined with a proven track record of soliciting and closing gifts at the $10K plus level. The successful candidate is relationship-driven, with the ability to quickly develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues, partners, volunteers, sponsors, and donors. A demonstrated knowledge of fundraising strategies, donor prospecting, cultivation, and stewardship best practices is essential. The ability to articulate the importance of philanthropy to healthcare is critical. The ability to think strategically and work independently in driving new initiatives and enhancing existing opportunities while working in a fast-paced environment, while prioritizing and multi-tasking is key.
Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.
Covenant Foundation supports Covenant Health, Covenant Care, and Covenant Living and the more than 150-year legacy of healing the body, enriching the mind, and nurturing the soul, by raising funds to support 17 Covenant led hospitals and facilities across the province of Alberta.