Manager, Annual Giving

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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St. Joseph's Healthcare Foundation
Manager - Annual Giving
Regular Full-Time

Are you passionate about healthcare philanthropy and the Hamilton community? Does developing dynamic integrated annual campaigns sound like the perfect gig? Is managing a varied portfolio where you thrive? Then this may be just the position you’ve been waiting for! St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation is recruiting a strategic, creative, results‐driven fundraising professional to help take our annual giving program to the next level.

About St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton:
As a premier academic and research healthcare organization, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH) is committed to making a difference in people’s lives and creating a lasting future for our community through integrated health services and internationally recognized programs. Our threefold mission is to provide dynamic research, revolutionary methods in health sciences education, and the highest standard of clinical care in a spirit of compassion, innovation and commitment.

About St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation:
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation works with the community to secure donations that help our Hospital to purchase life‐saving equipment, to fund healthcare research and facility renewal, and to comfort and care for the patients we’ve been honoured to serve since 1890.

Core Function:
Manager —Annual Giving supports the success and growth of the Foundation’s Annual Giving and Direct Marketing programs by fostering strong relationships with donors and friends of St. Joseph’s while generating philanthropic support from individuals, corporations and foundations.

In collaboration with the Database, Donor Services & Annual Giving team, the Manager, Annual Giving will:

  • Oversee the development and execution of various integrated annual giving campaigns using direct mail, ephilanthropy, digital marketing and in‐hospital initiatives to support annual donor acquisition, reactivation and renewal
  • Develop and support event and tribute supporter conversion strategies
  • Develop and implement a monthly, mid‐level giving and/or annual giving club strategy
  • Oversee and enhance the in memoriam and tribute giving program
  • Engage with the Hospital’s Grateful Patient audience through direct mail and direct marketing tactics
  • Enhance the e‐philanthropy, DIY fundraising and online giving programs
  • Develop and support employee engagement and giving campaigns at the Hospital
  • Build relationships with local companies/employers to grow employer matching gift programs within the community
  • Engage with Hospital departments and staff to promote philanthropy and source impact stories
  • Prepare annual budget and closely monitor revenue and expense targets
  • Proactively seek out new initiatives to grow the Annual Giving program to align with the 5-year strategic plan
Collaboration and Cross Functional Relationships

  • Work collaboratively with Marketing & Communications to develop In Hospital/Direct Marketing programs to increase community and online engagement
  • Work closely with the Manager, Major Gifts and Manager of Estates & Gift Planning to ensure strategic integration of the major, annual, mid‐level and planned giving programs to grow the giving pipeline
  • Work closely with the Senior Donor Relations Officer to develop stewardship initiatives and foster relationships to enhance the donor journey
  • Act as primary contact for mail houses, printing partners, and Canada Post, and coordinate all mass printing/mailings with third party vendors
  • This position may be called upon to assist with gift entry and tax receipting duties, and other projects to further the mission of the Foundation
Skills Required:
  • University degree or college diploma in a relevant discipline
  • 4+ years of progressive fundraising experience with proven success overseeing an Annual Giving portfolio
  • Demonstrated ability to strategically implement programs and manage competing priorities
  • Excellent writing skills and experience in creating compelling direct mail appeals
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising software
  • Strategic thinking, attention to detail and strong program management skills
  • Ability to work as a team player and be solutions oriented
Salary and Benefits:
Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience

Deadline for Applications:
February 21, 2020

Application Procedure:
Please send resume and cover letter to:
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation
Attn: Manager, Annual Giving Posting 224 James Street South
Hamilton, ON L8P 3A9

Or email to: with heading: Manager—Annual Giving

Thank you for your interest in working with St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.