Position title: Development Officer, Leadership Giving
Term: Permanent, full-time
Reporting to: Director, Development and Strategic Partnerships
Location: Vancouver office
Salary range: $65,000/ year based on 4-day/34-hour work week, 3 weeks’ vacation and benefits package.
About the role
The Development Officer, Leadership Giving, is a self-starter who builds and maintains relationships with David Suzuki Foundation mid-level ($1K-$9,999) and leadership giving ($10K+) donors through ‘high- touch’ engagement and professional stewardship. Development Officers are responsible for populating a pipeline of prospects and engaging them in the work of the Foundation to further our mission. The Officer has a keen understanding of environmental issues and is able to convey how donors’ generosity make a difference.
The position will be based in Vancouver and may require multi-day travel once or twice per year in additional to regional day trips.
Work with the Director, Development to set and achieve annual fundraising goals and revenue targets, and to evaluate portfolio progress. Expectation to build a robust pipeline of prospects and engage them in our mission to increase organizational capacity.
You have previous experience in relationship management, donor databases and the major gifts process. You are professional, organized, and results-oriented. Ability to meet deadlines and collaborate across departments is essential. Above all, you are passionately committed to achieving the highest standards and consistently exceeding expectations in all aspects of your work.
Qualifications and skills
Please submit your cover letter and your resume online and submit your application by going to https://davidsuzuki.org/careers/ . The position will close on Sunday February 3rd, 2019.Only qualified applicants will be contacted.
We recognize the importance of a diversified workforce, and we encourage women, First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.