Organization Name:

Red River College

Date Posted:

2021-07-19 15:08:32

Application Deadline:

August 9 2021

Salary Range:

(Recommended to include, but not required)

$63,548 - $86,962 per annum

Position Description:

Job Description

Development
Applicants are to clearly demonstrate how they satisfy the selection criteria in their written submissions and must identify the competition number they are applying for in the subject line of the email.
An eligibility list may be created for similar casual, part-time, full-time, and term positions

DUTIES
The Senior Development Officer’s primary responsibility is to fundraise for Red River College, with a major gifts focus to identify, build and grow relationships with current and prospective donors (individuals, corporations, foundations, association and organizations with the capacity to contribute gifts will be part of this portfolio) and to secure funding for College initiatives. Building relationships with high net value potential donors and securing external funding ensures the stability of academic programs, college revenue, graduation rates, a positive corporate image and is critical to RRC’s future.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree in Business Administration, Arts or related field of study. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Knowledge of concepts, principles, best practices and ethics of fundraising
  • Experience in prospecting and securing new individual and corporate prospects, closing five- and six-figure gifts, based on annual goals
  • Proven experience developing fundraising campaigns and meeting/exceeding major gift targets
  • Knowledge of development, implementation, evaluation of strategic fundraising plans
  • Several years experience in external relationship management such as sales, fundraising, account management
  • Knowledge of economic impacts and industry sectors
  • Ability to work under pressure while adhering to tight deadlines and managing competing priorities to achieve multiple fundraising targets
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills including the ability to persuade and negotiate with a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to present to a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent critical thinking skills to problem solve, develop trust and credibility with prospects and donors
  • Ability to direct and advance a project from inception to completion to encourage collaboration among participants
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals member or eligible to become a member
  • Values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Commitment to lifelong learning

ASSETS

  • Certificate in Fundraising Management
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or equivalent database

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • This position may be required to work evenings and/or weekends
  • Incumbent must provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Records Check
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers’ License

COMPETITION NUMBER
2021-119

CLOSING DATE
August 9, 2021

SALARY
$63,548 – $86,962 per annum

POSITION LOCATION
Notre Dame Campus (Winnipeg, MB)

POSITION TYPE
Full-Time Position Available

APPLY BY EMAIL TO
humanresources@rrc.ca

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