Development Officer

Lethbridge College

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le Oct 24, 2019
Lethbridge College, Alberta, Canada
Type d'emploi
Annual Salary
Starting at $62,130 to $73,095 per annum; commensurate with education and experience.
Heures par semaine
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The Development Officer will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospective major donors in support of fundraising initiatives.

Connaissances et compétences

• Proven experience in major gift fundraising (>$10,000) and skilled in strategy development
• Thorough knowledge of the college environment and academic structure preferred; combinations of post-secondary education and related work experience considered
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and commitment to work in a team environment; must be able to interact with donors and prospective donors in a professional and courteous manner
• Experience in drafting proposals, briefings, contact notes, stewardship plans/letters and other correspondent for prospects and volunteers
• Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize competing demands to effectively meet deadlines
• Ability to exercise independent judgment in decision provided by the Director of Development and Alumni Engagement
• Responsible for achieving portfolio goals
• Strong computer skills
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the Director of Development and Alumni Engagement as required

Tâches et responsabilités

• Manage a portfolio of prospective donors,­ preparing research and implementing key actions needed to support a gift decision
• Establish and maintain professional and productive work relationships with major donors providing strategic advice and support as required
• Maintain accurate and timely records of donor contact/visit activity
• Provide regular updates on prospective donors/donor contact/activity to the Director of Development and Alumni Engagement

• Prepare information for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations
• Assist in building and maintaining long-term relationships with external stakeholders associated with Lethbridge College and its various fundraising initiatives
• Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospective major gift donors
• Identify gift opportunities across Lethbridge College and prepare proposals for presentations to prospective donors

• Perform duties in a manner that will earn the full confidence of the Director of Development and Alumni Engagement
• Assure discreet handling of all business dealings

• Raise funds to fund College capital projects, including departmental projects and to build Lethbridge College’s inventory
• Responsible for achieving financial targets based on strategic timelines around major campaigns


• Minimum of a diploma/degree in Business Communications or related discipline required; as well as, 3 – 5 years’ experience with donors and sponsor cultivation

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