Location: Rundle College, Calgary, Alberta
Capacity: Full-Time Permanent
Application will close upon selection of a suitable candidate

Rundle is pleased to offer a competitive salary range and an impressive list of benefits.

Our values of “Together: Be Kind, Be Curious, Be Well” are embraced by our community each and every day — inside and outside the classroom.

Founded in 1895, Rundle College is an independent school that provides an outstanding educational experience for approximately 1,200 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. In addition to academic achievement, Rundle’s programs emphasize character development, leadership training and good citizenship.

Academics are at the core of our programs; however, at Rundle we aim for a balanced approach between academics, co-curricular, and character/leadership programs. We believe our students are so much more than just the grade on their paper and encourage them to develop many talents and choose kindness above all.

Rundle’s College Campus offers a traditional yet dynamic K–12 learning experience. Rundle Academy offers a personalized program for students in grades 4–12 with diagnosed learning disabilities and/or ADHD. Rundle Studio follows the same exceptional model as the Academy program providing a virtual program for students in grades 7–9 with diagnosed learning disabilities and/or ADHD.

Rundle College is committed to its Mission: to create a nurturing, engaging environment that provides an enriched, personalized education, preparing students for an ever-changing world. Rundle College will help students discover their potential, challenge them to attain their best and
celebrate with them when they do.


Reporting to the Director of Advancement, the Development Officer, Annual Giving is responsible for the development and execution of Rundle’s Annual Giving strategies, communications, and engagement opportunities. This person will also support the day-to-day experience of Annual Giving donors, along with the identification and prospecting of potential Major Gift donors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the planning and implementation of a comprehensive Annual Giving program with a goal to increase the number of donors and the amount raised each year.
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly annual giving reports for Director of Advancement.
  • Identify, recruit and train volunteers to assist with Annual Giving appeal.
  • Work closely with faculty to identify community members as potential volunteers, donors and help provide coordination with fundraising efforts.
  • Manage marketing, communication and solicitation strategies to achieve consistent and strong growth in revenue and participation rates. Examples may include the use of Direct Mail, digital appeals, peer-to-peer campaigns, monthly donor programs, social media, etc..
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure alignment with strategies, programs and initiatives.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in Major Gifts for support and elevate donors to fully realize their philanthropic potential.
  • Plan and execute on annual events, stewardship and donor engagement opportunities.
  • Engage with development of key messages and written communication to advance strategic priorities including solicitation, cultivation and celebrations of donors.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities, with the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong inclination to work independently and collaboratively, take initiative, and think strategically and creatively.
  • Project management skills will be considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge or equivalent Customer Relationship Management database is considered an asset.


  • 5 years of related professional experience
  • Completion of a Criminal Record Check

How to Apply

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and express their interest in confidence through our Talent Community on ADP. We appreciate all applications, however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Rundle adheres to the Employment Equity Act. Please contact the Rundle Business Office at 403-291-3866 for further details or if you require any information in an alternate format.

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