A great place to work begins with its people. And, driven by excellence and a shared set of values, our team of talented professionals at United Way is dedicated to doing meaningful work in the community. We are looking to add a new member to our Resource Development Team.

Prospect Research Manager

As a leader in the social service sector, United Way Greater Victoria is committed to changing lives and building a strong and caring community. In its dual role as a year-round fundraiser and community funder, United Way is building its capacity in the area of individual giving and major gifts as part of its overall resource development department.

Working as a valued member of our integrated resource development team, specifically responsible for individual giving and major gifts, you will serve in a key role within the evolution of fundraising at United Way. You will help build individual giving and major gifts through research and donor management best practice and processes.

You will develop, implement, and manage systems and procedures to meet the information needs of major gift and annual giving (workplace) in preparation for contacting, cultivating, and soliciting major gift prospects (individuals, corporations, and other organizations, such as foundations).

You will devise strategies for obtaining new prospects in order to ensure the ongoing development, expansion, and renewal of the prospect base to ensure current and future support of United Way.

You are comfortable interpreting and synthesizing large volumes of data into easily comprehensible formats; and creating related narrative reports, tables, and charts.

Beyond this experience, the successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in library science, business, or related field with at least three years of work experience in development research.

View detailed job description. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume in confidence by Friday, January 23, 2015 to:

Janet Tudor, Director of Operations

Email: janet@uwgv.ca

United Way Greater Victoria

1144 Fort Street

Victoria, BC V8V 3K8

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.

The position will remain open until filled.