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Fundraising Telemarketer
 
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CANADA; Gta, ON, CANADA;
Job Category: Sales and Business Development ; Fundraising, Customer Service ; Call Centre
Job Industry: Not for Profit and Charity
Job Career Level: Entry Level
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Nov 12, 2012
Contact E-mail:  postings@baycrest.org
 

Headquartered on a 22-acre campus in Ontario and fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is the global leader in developing anproviding innovations in aging and brain health.

Baycrest is unique in the world, combining a comprehensive system of care for aging patients, one of the world's top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity.

Baycrest is the global leader in developing and providing innovations in aging and brain health. Baycrest is unique in the world, combining a comprehensive system of care for aging patients, one of the world's top research institutes in cognitive neuroscience, dedicated centres focused on mitigating the impact of age-related illness and impairment, and unmatched global knowledge exchange and commercialization capacity.

Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is playing an important role in training and enlightening future professionals who will have the responsibility of caring for our aging population. Each year we provide students with practical on-site training in almost every health-care discipline.

The Baycrest Innovation Engine develops, evaluates and transfers new practices, knowledge and products from our health sciences platform to the division at Baycrest responsible for bringing products to market, and has a system-wide impact on care delivery, quality of life and health and wellness.

Baycrest, a world-class leader in innovation in aging, provides care through a unique continuum of care system ranging from wellness programs, residential housing and outpatient clinics to a 472-bed nursing home, and a 300 bed complex continuing care facility.



The mission of the Baycrest Foundation is to enrich the quality of life of our community by supporting programs and services that promote excellence in care, research, and education in the field of aging.

Baycrest is reinforcing its commitment to advancing the field of aging on a global scale. The Baycrest Foundation will embark on a major global fundraising campaign to support The Next Generation of Baycrest, perhaps the most ambitious campaign ever undertaken in support of aging and brain health. The campaign will not only be transformative to Baycrest, but will have the potential to transform geriatric medicine and patient care delivery to seniors around the world.

The newest campaign, which is to raise $600 million over the next 10 years, is the largest ever in Baycrest Foundation history!

The Baycrest Foundation has one (1) part-time opportunity for

FUNDRAISING TELEMARKETER
(Annual Giving)

Non-Union – 30 to 48 Hours Bi-Weekly


ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY
Reporting to the Supervisor, Call Centre, the Fundraising Telemarketer makes outbound fundraising calls helping to convert existing single gift donors to monthly donors and solicit donations and works against specific revenue and donor acquisition targets.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Soliciting donations on behalf of the Baycrest Foundation.
• Working against daily and weekly sales targets, making outbound solicitation calls, reading from scripts that present a compelling story that persuades prospects to make a donation to the Baycrest Foundation; responding to questions from prospects.
• Making outbound welcome and thank you calls to donors.
• Handling inbound sales calls during peak-volume times.
• Obtaining customer information such as name, address, and payment method, and entering orders into computers.
• Recording names, addresses, donations and other salient information about prospects.
• Recommending adjustments to scripts to better target the needs and interests of specific individuals.
• Maintaining records of contacts, accounts and donations.
• Finding ways to improve the donor experience through exceptional customer service.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum one (1) year of experience working in an outbound sales environment with proven success in meeting sales targets.
• Experience working on telemarketing campaigns for a charitable organization is an asset.
• Experience working with the technology in a call centre environment (i.e. familiar with dialer systems).
• Experience with Raiser’s Edge an asset.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to engage easily and effectively with donors.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work courteously and tactfully with colleagues and the public.
• Demonstrated excellent client-focused service skills and an understanding of best practices in customer service.
• Fluency in English is required; knowledge of a second language, including Hebrew, Russian or other Eastern European language, with excellent communications skills.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Good time management skills, including the ability to identify priorities and organize workload to meet varying demands originating from multiple sources.
• Proven ability to complete work and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume
quoting job posting numbers 12-0652 to postings@baycrest.org

Baycrest appreciates all applications to this position, only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you!

As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students/researchers, physicians and volunteers.







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