Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts
Advance the mission of the Foundation by increasing the level of involvement and philanthropic commitment of donors and residents within the Hospital’s catchment area.
Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Senior Development Officer is responsible for developing and furthering relationships with the Foundation’s existing donors, prospective donors, and the community at large. The SDO will manage a portfolio of approximately 100-125 major gift donors and prospects to include cultivation and stewardship activities, as well as the direct solicitation of major gifts.
Manage a portfolio of approximately 100-125 major gift donors and prospects.
Cultivate relationships to solicit major gifts, both individual and corporate including matching gifts and third party events.
Work with the President & CEO to ensure timely and effective donor recognition and stewardship.
Work with the President & CEO to ensure timely and accurate database documentation, retrieval, analysis and reporting of data related to all aspects of major giving and donor relations.
Prepare monthly and annual reports on major donor activity and plans.
Partner with President & CEO in establishing best practices and realistic and attainable financial goals.
Operate within established guidelines and approved budget.
Manage and document personal progress towards achieving deadlines, goals and objects.
Identify and develop new prospects to reduce portfolio attrition and promote growth. Develop and implement strategies to re-engage donors whose giving has decreased or lapsed.
Develop a thorough understanding of the Sturgeon Community Hospital Foundation and be prepared to fully convey with donors/prospects.
Ensure excellent customer service is provided to donors/prospects through timely responsiveness, and quality in all interactions and personalized communications.
Participate in training and professional development opportunities.
Other duties can be reasonably expected in a team environment including attending events outside of usual working hours.
A minimum of 3-5 years of progressive development experience with a demonstrated focus on individual giving and a proven track record of cultivating, upgrading and closing major gifts.
Highly effective interpersonal, conversational and presentation skills leading to developing and maintaining a positive relationship.
Knowledge of the principles associated with fundraising in the areas of personal solicitation and donor relations.
Self-starter with exceptional organizational skills and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment with attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to exercise judgement and appropriately handle confidential matters and information.
Must possess a current and valid driver’s license: willingness and ability to travel as necessary for events, meeting and donor visits.
Knowledge of Raiser's Edge is a great asset.
About Sturgeon Community Hospital Foundation
The Sturgeon Community Hospital has played an important role in the lives of individuals in St. Albert, Sturgeon County, Parkland County and Edmonton since August 1971. From that day onwards, its fundamental mission has remained the same, to provide the highest quality health care to each and every person the hospital serves.In 1992, the Sturgeon Community Hospital Foundation was formed to raise funds to assist the hospital in its mission. The Foundation is supported by the many generous donations from committed individuals, corporations, organizations and service clubs who believe in the Sturgeon Community Hospital and its vision to providing excellent health care.The Foundation raises funds to support the four key areas within the Sturgeon Community Hospital including:Enhanced family carePurchase of leading edge medical equipmentSupport of further innovationOn-site and community education