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Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts

Job ID4A-94-30-59-60-BE
CompanyStella's Place Assessment And Treatment Centre
Date Posted2021-10-12
Posted Until2021-11-23
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryMiscellaneous
Reporting directly to the Director of Development, the Senior Development Officer (SDO), Major Gifts will be responsible for advancing the mission of Stella’s Place by fostering strong relationships with friends, and donors, and will generate philanthropic support from individuals, corporations and foundations by managing a portfolio of donors and prospects.

Role Responsibilities
Fundraising Responsibilities – 75%
Builds and manages a portfolio of at minimum 50 major gift prospects through the donor giving cycle utilizing principles of relationship/moves management
Develops and implements donor cultivation/solicitation plans for each assigned prospect
Creates briefing notes, call reports, proposals, presentations, gift agreements and stewardship reports for portfolio prospects and donors
Meets/exceeds major gift Key Performance Indicators (i.e. number of moves, meetings and proposals per month)
Manages strategy and supports major gift activity for assigned fundraising volunteers
Develops and implements customized stewardship strategies for portfolio donors
Attends donor and organizational events as required
Assists in other duties as required in furthering the goals of the Development team and Stella’s Place

Administration – 25%
In collaboration with the Development and Operations teams, sets portfolio annual and long-term revenue plans
Ensures timely and accurate recording of moves management activity in DonorPerfect database
Prepares weekly/monthly portfolio management reports for the Director of Development and the Board
Ensures that portfolio donors are recognized according to the donor recognition vehicles and policies of Stella’s Place

Start DateAs soon as possible
Salary$70,000-85,000 per year
ExperienceQualifications & Experience
University degree or College diploma in fundraising/ non-profit management/business or equivalent major gift experience
Minimum 5 years of extensive relationship building experience in a fundraising environment
Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
Proven track record of cultivating and securing major gifts
Excellent writing, prospect research, communications and presentation skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office – Word and Excel and PowerPoint
Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Outlook, Internet Explorer
Strong knowledge of DonorPerfect or equivalent donor/CRM database
Strategic Thinker, Attention to Detail and Strong Donor Portfolio Management Skills
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of Stella’s Place
Knowledge of Federal and Provincial legislation affecting charities, and charitable status

Work SettingsSalary & Benefits:
Stella’s Place offers a competitive annual salary and a generous health and vacation package; including comprehensive medical, dental and vision health benefits, 3 weeks vacation and 15 health days annually. Vacation increases after one year of service.
Hours & Reporting:
Regular communication, coaching, mentoring, professional development, and evaluation will take place with the Director of Development on a regular basis.
This is a full time position working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. Weekend and evening work will be required occasionally.
OtherDiversity, Equity and Accommodation:
Stella’s Place is committed to having a workforce that is reflective of the diversity of the City of Toronto in general and of our participants in particular. We strongly encourage applications from racialized persons, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression and all those who can provide and contribute to diversification of perspective at Stella’s Place.

Stella’s Place is committed to hiring practices that are inclusive and barrier free. Stella’s Place will provide reasonable and appropriate accommodation during all stages of the hiring process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code in order to ensure the equal and fair assessment of all job applicants. Applicants are asked to make any accommodation request in advance.
How To ApplyInterested and qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter outlining your interest in working with Stella’s Place and how you heard about the position (include specific website or network) along with a detailed CV to with subject: Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts by November 23, 2021.

We thank all candidates for their interest. We regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.