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 raise $600 million in the next 10 years to support The Next Generation of Baycrest. 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.
To support the achievement of the campaign objectives, the Baycrest Foundation has two full-time opportunities for a MANAGER, MAJOR GIFTS (Principal & Planned Gifts Team)
ABOUT THE BAYCREST FOUNDATION 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 hospital that includes both Acute and Complex Continuing Care.
The Baycrest Foundation raises funds to support Baycrest’s vision: to be the global leader in providing innovative and effective solutions to the challenges inherent in the process of aging through the integration of exemplary clinical care, education and scientific discovery. The Baycrest Foundation does this through developing and nurturing relationships with community leaders, donors and prospects in Toronto, Canada and internationally, and by generating awareness and recognition for Baycrest and its work.
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Working collaboratively with the Baycrest Foundation team, and reporting to the Director, Principal & Planned Gifts, the Manager, Major Gifts supports and advances the Principal & Planned Gifts programs at Baycrest by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and providing exceptional stewardship to a portfolio of donors and managing a robust pipeline of Major Gifts prospects.
The Manager, Major Gifts will be responsible for: • Developing and managing a portfolio of up to 150 Major Gifts ($25,000+) donors and prospects as the primary relationship manager. • In collaboration with the Director, Principal & Planned Gifts, building relationship with the assigned donors, designing and executing strategic cultivation and soliciting plans for all assigned prospects. • Working closely with Baycrest teams, translating funding opportunities into plans and proposals, while keeping volunteers and other fundraising partners informed and involved to maintain momentum on various projects. • Managing and supporting Major Gifts donor activities, preparing effective briefing notes and other campaign materials. • Working with internal team members, external legal counsel, etc. to negotiate and structure complex Major Gifts. • Developing donor recognition and stewardship strategies for assigned donors, including special communications, events, naming opportunities, media advertorials, etc., in collaboration with the Baycrest Foundation team. • Liaising with other Foundation teams to identify cross-prospect and donor opportunities. • Identifying, recruiting and deploying key staff, volunteers, Board members to support Major Gifts initiatives. • Monitoring performance metrics to assess the effectiveness of Major Gifts initiatives. • Planning campaign projects and events, such as Major Gifts donor cultivation initiatives, in collaboration with the Director, Principal & Planned Gifts and other members of the team. • Contributing to corporate strategic direction and operational initiatives success through participation on key organizational committees.
Candidate Qualifications include: • Completion of a University degree, and minimum of three (3) years of major gifts fundraising experience. • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building-skills, and natural ability to exert influence, develop personal and effective working relationships and inspire confidence and trust in donors, leaders and stakeholders. • Natural ability to communicate a compelling and inspired vision. • Prospect development and moves management knowledge and skills. • Demonstrated success in donor development planning, proposal development and donor solicitation, gift closure and stewardship. • Strong project management skills, and ability to work in a time-sensitive, goal oriented and deadline-driven environment. • Strong analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, consensus-building and conflict resolution skills. • Knowledge and experience in working with the Jewish community an asset. • Experience in working with diverse ethno-cultural donor groups an asset. • Enthusiastic self-starter who is able to function well in the Baycrest Foundation’s collaborative, team-oriented environment. • Knowledge of development software (i.e. Raiser’s Edge), online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information. • High level of technical literacy in the Microsoft suite of software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, MS Project). • Knowledge of legislation, regulations, legal and ethical standards/requirements relevant to the profession. • Ability to use discretion, judgment and tact in handling sensitive/confidential information and situations. • Certificate in Fundraising Management or equivalent is an asset. • Police Reference Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search is required.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume quoting job posting numbers 12-0722 and 12-0723 to email@example.com by January 31, 2013.
Baycrest appreciates all applications to this position, only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you!
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