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Manager of Donor Relations

United Way Greater Victoria is looking for an experienced Donor Relations specialist to join their management team. In a lead role within the Resource Development team, you will foster and grow donor relationships through meaningful engagement and customized stewardship. You excel at writing and are comfortable at developing proposals and presenting to small and large groups.

You have demonstrated analytical, research, and project management skills. You have experience seeing a project through from planning to execution to evaluation involving various stakeholders along the way. You are a team player with a positive attitude, self-motivated, creative and solution-oriented.

This position is a key connector between the organization’s resource development, community investment and marketing/communications departments. Strong negotiation skills are an asset. You have a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing or Adult Education with a least five years experience working with high net worth individuals in a non profit setting.

Full Job Description

Please send your resume in confidence to:

Marg Rose, Director of Philanthropy
United Way Greater Victoria
201-633 Courtney Street, Victoria BC V8W 1B9

Thank-you to all applicants for your interest in this opportunity. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. NO PHONE CALL OR EMAIL INQUIRIES PLEASE.

Application Deadline: Until filled

Resource Development Officer

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Summary:

The Resource Development Officer reports directly to the Director, Community Campaign and is in a key fundraising and relationship management position. The incumbent will have strong organizational skills and will understand how to build, maintain and influence key relationships with donors, workplace volunteers, United Way long term volunteers and key community stakeholders.

Work involves utilizing specialized skills in fundraising and volunteer management with strong knowledge of the operating and/or business environment. Develops implements and manages campaign plans, and guides, coaches and influences volunteers and donor groups with effective campaign strategies. Also provides team leadership and supervision of volunteers. Maintains and produces electronic and paper files, reports and analysis.


Knowledge, Education and Experience

The ideal candidate will have a degree in related area plus a minimum of three years experience in a similar position and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in the area of relationship development, leadership giving, moves management, fundraising, sales and/or marketing is required. New business development an asset. Experience working with volunteers is preferred.

 Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent relationship management and problem solving skills
  • Proven track record of identifying, cultivating and securing new business
  • Excellent team, leadership and volunteer supervisory skills
  • Ability to lead and facilitate meetings and training
  • Strong presentation and training skills
  • Strong numeric and analytical skills
  • Consistent attention to detail, accuracy and quality of work
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a hectic work environment
  • Strong database management ability and proficiency in Microsoft office
  • This position requires a valid drivers license

Work Hours:

In accordance with article 16.1 of the CUPE 50 Collective Agreement

Full Job Description

Apply to:

Hazel Braithwaite, Director, Community Campaign hazel@uwgv.ca or Janet Tudor, Director of Operations janet@uwgv.ca until filled