Major Gifts Officer - Branksome Hall
Major Gifts Officer
Employment Terms: Full Time, 3-year Contract
Start Date: September 2021
A leading International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for girls, Branksome Hall challenges and inspires students to love learning and shape a better world. We encourage students to push boundaries, unleash their imagination and to explore creative solutions to challenges of all sizes and scopes. The world is ever-changing and Branksome Hall places innovation at the forefront in preparing our students for the future and as influential, confident leaders.
As a member of the growing Advancement and Community Engagement team, the Major Gift Officer brings experience to the team in the strategy and solicitation of significant gifts. As a seasoned professional, the incumbent will be confident in all areas of the donor cycle (identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship) with superior communications skills. The candidate will secure Major Gifts in support of Branksome Hall’s current campaign, the most ambitious fundraising effort in its 118-year history.
This is an exciting time for a talented and creative professional to join a world-renowned educational community, open to new possibilities and committed to making a difference.
· Manage a portfolio of donors;
· Secure Major Gifts in support of key Branksome Hall priorities;
· Ensure all donor activities are well documented in Raiser’s Edge;
· Partner with the Associate Director, Marketing and Communications for proposal and donor material(s) development;
· Deepen existing relationships with donors through stewardship activities.
As the ideal candidate, you have 3-5 years of progressive major gift experience. You are skilled at navigating through data to identify top prospects and confident in engaging these prospects in conversation. With a strong sense of professional judgement and customer service orientation, you thrive in a fast-paced environment, working collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to manage multiple time sensitive complex priorities and meet deadlines effectively. You are a creative thinker and engage donors using your strong relationship management skills. You bring a positive and can-do approach to decision-making and problem-solving. Strong technology skills, Raiser’s Edge experience, as well as proficiency in MS office applications and Google Suite complete your profile.
How to Apply:
To apply for this opportunity, please visit our careers page and submit your cover letter and resume by August 13, 2021.
Branksome Hall is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all candidates who meet the minimum requirements for the position. Branksome Hall is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with (dis)abilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas, and champion diversity in its broadest sense. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates engaging in all parts of the recruitment and selection process at Branksome Hall.