Senior Development Officer
University of Toronto
St. George, ON, Canada
1d ago

About us :

The Faculty of Law is one of the oldest professional faculties at the University of Toronto. Today, it is one of the world's great law schools.

The Faculty's rich academic programs are complemented by its many legal clinics and public interest programs. The Faculty of Law is housed in the elegant, state-of-the-art Jackman Law Building, alongside two historic buildings, Flavelle House and Falconer Hall, on the St.

George Campus in downtown Toronto.

Your opportunity :

Our team of high-performing advancement professionals is committed to robust and ambitious philanthropic and alumni engagement goals in support of the Faulty of Law.

Reporting to the Assistant Dean, Advancement, you will proactively cultivate, solicit and steward a major gift ($25,000+) portfolio on behalf of the Faculty and contribute to the strategic planning process to develop programs and initiatives that deepen donor engagement and support.

The active involvement of faculty members, senior volunteers and the University community is essential to the overall success of our program.

Your responsibilities will include :

  • Assessing needs and contributing to the development and implementation of plans for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and recognition
  • Determining the appropriate involvement of members of the university community and volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation and recognition process
  • Developing tailored fundraising initiatives that support strategic initiatives
  • Identifying, evaluating and recommending the necessary steps to bring the prospect closer to making a major financial commitment to the University
  • Analyzing the impact of stewardship programming on fundraising initiatives
  • Meeting face-to-face with current and potential donors to discuss giving interests and opportunities
  • Developing and implementing plans to support donor management and stewardship strategies and / or activities
  • Producing complex donor reports
  • Qualifications

    Essential Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience.
  • Minimum five years experience in a fundraising role
  • Proven track record of success
  • Demonstrated major gift development experience ($25,000 +)
  • Experience managing senior level volunteers
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) and Database software
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to motivate and manage others
  • To be successful in this role you will be :

  • Achievement oriented
  • Tactful
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