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 a full-time opportunity for a highly motivated and strategic EVENTS COORDINATOR (Events, Corporations and Foundations)
ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY This position works primarily on donor cultivation and stewardship events. This position works under the supervision of the Event Specialist to complete tasks, and works collaboratively with internal departments, senior leadership and prospective donors to organize events that create awareness of the Foundation, awareness of the new campaign, cultivate giving and create ambassadors for Baycrest.
RESPONSIBILITIES • Assisting with the coordinating of donor cultivation and stewardship events. • Maintaining a positive working relationship with internal stakeholders and event participants. • Researching best practices in event management across Canada. • Maintaining event planning timelines ensuring that all elements are prepared in advance and briefings take place within the subscribed window. • Maintaining donor information, event invitation and participant lists by entering data into Raiser’s Edge. Liaise with the Major Gifts and Annual Giving team to ensure proper identification and follow-up of attendees. • Coordinating guests lists, catering arrangements, décor and A/V requirements. • Being the day-to-day contact for third-party vendors, when appropriate. • Working with the Event Specialist to follow detailed critical path for each event and ensuring consistent quality across all events. • Providing support for monitoring the budget status throughout the year. • Assisting in finding creative ways to save costs and finding efficiencies where possible. • Working with the finance department to reconcile final accounting of each event. • Serving as an official representative at other Foundation events to promote the mission of the Baycrest. • Working collaboratively with the event team staff and other Foundation departments as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS • College Diploma or Undergraduate Degree or combination of related education and experience. • Minimum two (2) years of experience in an event planning/fundraising environment. • Previous experience with stewardship and cultivation events would be an asset. • Proficient with Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office. • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills. • Outstanding organizational skills; proven ability to multi-task with competing priorities to ensure responsibilities are fulfilled on time. • Self-directed, but able to work as part of an effective team. • Must be flexible and willing to travel (locally) and work outside of regular business hours on occasion.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume quoting job posting number 13-0020 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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