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Position: Director of Business Intelligence & Technology
Department: Foundation
Program: Finance and Administration
Hours: Full-time
Number of positions: 1
Union group: Non-union
Salary range: As per scale

POSTED: April 30, 2021
PLEASE APPLY BY: May 21, 2021

Are you passionate about using analytics to drive business decisions? If you understand how systems can underpin and optimize the ability of an organization to make the right decision and to increase efficiency, then keep reading. This is a role that will allow you to showcase your skills while providing the Foundation with your leadership in automating and harnessing good date to drive KPI, reporting, and ultimately to optimize all aspects of the organization.

Our Shared Purpose: Build healthier communities. Shape the future of healthcare.

Southlake Regional Health Centre
Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service hospital with a regional, clinically advanced focus. We provide our communities with care right from birth to end of life and in addition, we provide top-notch services such as cardiac and cancer care across York Region and Simcoe-Muskoka. We do this through innovative partnerships and amazing people, who represent every aspect of our many services. With a team of more than 3,000 employees, 580 physicians and more than 900 volunteers, Southlake is committed to creating an environment where the best experiences happen.

Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation
Since the inception of Southlake Foundation in 1980, more than $200.5 million dollars has been raised in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre. Working with members of the community, hundreds of volunteers, the Southlake Family and our incredible donors, Southlake Foundation will continue to support life-saving medical equipment, infrastructure upgrades and expansions, and patient programs, all for the goal of providing leading edge care for patients and families, close to home. For more information visit: www.southlakefoundation.ca

The Position

The mandate of the Foundation’s Business Intelligence and Technology function is to identify and translate opportunities into actionable recommendations to achieve individual, team, and Foundation targets in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre. You will lead ensuring the technology and analytics is in place to support the fundraising and marketing areas in finding new ways to attract donors and by maximizing the value of existing donors through meaningful acknowledgement, recognition and stewardship. As such, the Director will provide recommendations for high-level strategic decisions and direct tactical decisions for business intelligence tools and applications. Responsible for leading the design and maintenance of business intelligence applications, this Director will report into the VP Finance & Administration, and will own the overall design and support of the BI technology environment, including information acquisition, management, warehousing and delivery solutions. They will drive system improvement and free up time for their work.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of analytical and supervisory experience, experience at a Hospital Foundation would be an asset
  • Numerate, analytical, with a high attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively
  • Results oriented with a strong business acumen and customer service mindset
  • Ability to develop and evolve long-term strategies while driving tactical projects
  • Advanced knowledge of non-profit systems such as Blackbaud Raisers’ Edge, Luminate/Team-Raisers, Omatic
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to develop and improve process flows
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Must not only adapt to change but drive continuous improvement
  • Proven ability to collaborate and build solid, effective working relationships with others within a team environment
  • Requires a positive attitude, ability work effectively in pressured situations, and comfort in a fast-paced environment

As the successful candidate, you must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

If you have the qualifications, commitment, and passion to join us and raise the bar for healthcare philanthropy in our communities, we would like to hear from you. It is an exciting time to be at Southlake. Southlake Foundation offers a competitive compensation package, including a benefits package that with a defined-benefit pension program.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. If interested, please apply with covering letter and resume to: foundation@southlakeregional.org

Position: Director of Development
Department: Foundation
Program: Fundraising
Hours: Full-time
Number of positions: 1
Union group: Non-union
Salary range: As per scale

POSTED: April 30, 2021
PLEASE APPLY BY: May 21, 2021

Are you passionate about healthcare philanthropy? Do you thrive in an active, fast-paced fundraising environment? Are you looking for an opportunity to shape the future of fundraising at a leading regional health care centre on the cusp of a transformational campaign? Are you looking for an opportunity to stretch your skills and learn new ones? Do you get excited about a professional growth opportunity with a dynamic, growth-focused, forward-thinking foundation? If so, we would like to have a conversation with you about your career aspirations and how they align with our bold vision and ambitious goals to deliver leading edge care close to home.

Our Shared Purpose: Build healthier communities. Shape the future of healthcare.

Southlake Regional Health Centre
Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service hospital with a regional, clinically advanced focus. We provide our communities with care right from birth to end of life and in addition, we provide top-notch services such as cardiac and cancer care across York Region and Simcoe-Muskoka. We do this through innovative partnerships and amazing people, who represent every aspect of our many services. With a team of more than 3,000 employees, 580 physicians and more than 900 volunteers, Southlake is committed to creating an environment where the best experiences happen.

Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation
Since the inception of Southlake Foundation in 1980, more than $200.5 million dollars has been raised in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre. Working with members of the community, hundreds of volunteers, the Southlake Family and our incredible donors, Southlake Foundation will continue to support life-saving medical equipment, infrastructure upgrades and expansions, and patient programs, all for the goal of providing leading edge care for patients and families, close to home. For more information visit: www.southlakefoundation.ca

The Position

The strategic lead for annual fundraising and donor experience, the Director of Development will develop and deliver a revitalized and robust annual fundraising program and provide inspired support to the Senior Leadership Team, volunteers and staff who are engaged in annual program fundraising.
The Director of Development will be a proven professional with a broad range of both strategic and hands-on fundraising experience, including direct gift solicitation, fundraising event leadership (including third party, peer-to-peer and signature events), annual and monthly giving, sponsorship, donor recognition and stewardship, donor communications and marketing, and donor cultivation.

The successful candidate will be an agile strategic thinker able to maximize and leverage opportunities. With an entrepreneurial spirit, the Director will seek revenue growth and encourage the development of a strong culture of philanthropy throughout the organization.

Key job accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Development and implementation of an annual fund development plan
  • Working with the VP, Marketing and Community Engagement, to whom this position will report, achieve annual fundraising targets
  • Oversee and manage all annual fundraising events and special projects and identify new opportunities through research, networking, marketplace and sector intelligence
  • Work cross-functionally and collaboratively to develop mission-driven fundraising events, initiatives and their supporting materials and communications to donors to inspire participation and support
  • Develop and manage a donor relations program to deliver a gold standard acknowledgement, recognition and stewardship experience that bolsters affinity and loyalty
  • Identify and secure partnerships and sponsorships that align with Southlake’s brand and revenue objectives
  • Oversee donor relations and ensure all contractual deliverables are met
  • Prepare ROI measurement analysis and activation reports for sponsors and donors
  • Develop and manage fundraising and events budgets
  • Maintain a donor database (Raiser’s Edge)
  • Ensure accurate and complete tracking of all sources of revenue
  • Draft and execute agreements and contracts with sponsors and partners
  • Provide leadership to the Foundation Team as a senior fundraising professional

Desired Qualifications

  • Senior fundraising and management experience, in the healthcare sector an asset but not required
  • Flexible and adaptable; comfortable working with uncertainty and ambiguity created by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the NFP sector
  • Demonstrated experience and proven fundraising success with all aspects of annual fundraising and donor relations
  • Strong leadership, team building, negotiating and solicitation skills
  • Ability to seek out and implement innovative fundraising approaches and initiatives
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of fundraising best practices and fundraising software platforms (Raiser’s Edge)
  • Familiarity with both individual project and departmental budget and financial processes
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and cultivate partnerships
    • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders and to represent the organization in a variety of settings
  • Experience in program planning and design and the ability to engage constructively in strategic planning processes
  • Excellent collaborative and process-management experience in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Outstanding organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • CFRE designation is an asset

As the successful candidate, you must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

If you have the qualifications, commitment, and passion to join us and raise the bar for healthcare philanthropy in our communities, we would like to hear from you. It is an exciting time to be at Southlake. Southlake Foundation offers a competitive compensation package, including a benefits package that with a defined-benefit pension program. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If interested, please apply with covering letter and resume. We encourage you not to hesitate as applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please apply with a cover letter and resume to: foundation@southlakeregional.org

Position: Vice President, Marketing and Community Engagement
Department: Foundation
Number of Positions: 1
Program: Fundraising
Union Group: Non-Union
Hours: Full-time
Salary Range: As per scale

POSTED: April 30, 2021
PLEASE APPLY BY: May 14, 2021

About the Position

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team, as Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation looks to add an innovative marketing and fundraising leader. We are seeking a Vice President, Marketing and Community Engagement to deliver an integrated, omni-channel brand strategy focused on driving revenue growth, enhancing the Southlake brand, and elevating donor experience and community engagement.

Reporting to the Foundation President & CEO, the Vice President, Marketing and Community Engagement leads and oversees marketing, communications, annual giving, donor stewardship and community engagement programs, to drive the Foundation’s philanthropic mission. A strong history of developing innovative and integrated plans is required to: support revenue generation across fundraising channels; build the Foundation’s digital footprint and influence; strengthen the Southlake brand in partnership with the Hospital; enhance the donor experience at all levels; engage the communities Southlake serves; and position the Foundation for growth.

ABOUT SOUTHLAKE

Our Shared Purpose
Build healthier communities. Shape the future of healthcare.

Southlake Regional Health Centre
Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service hospital with a regional, clinically advanced focus. We provide our communities with care right from birth to end of life and in addition, we provide top-notch services such as cardiac and cancer care across York Region and Simcoe-Muskoka. We do this through innovative partnerships and amazing people, who represent every aspect of our many services. With a team of more than 3,000 employees, 580 physicians and more than 900 volunteers, Southlake is committed to creating an environment where the best experiences happen.

Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation
Since the inception of Southlake Foundation in 1980, more than $200.5 million dollars has been raised in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre. Working with members of the community, hundreds of volunteers, the Southlake Family and our incredible donors, Southlake Foundation will continue to support life-saving medical equipment, infrastructure upgrades and expansions, and patient programs, all for the goal of providing leading edge care for patients and families, close to home. For more information visit: www.southlakefoundation.ca

ABOUT THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Brand Advancement

  • Oversee the development and execution of innovative and effective brand, marketing and communication strategies to grow awareness and engagement within the catchment area, reach the Foundation’s key donor audiences and achieve fundraising objectives.
  • Oversee an ongoing, proactive media engagement strategy that supports the Foundation’s achievement of its goals, increases affinity to the Foundation and bolsters its public reputation.
  • Lead the creative design and development of Foundation content with an emphasis on cases for support, gift proposals, annual reports, and public-facing strategic projects.
  • Lead the continued development of best-in-class omni-channel brand, marketing and communications programs to ensure delivery of donor-centric messaging that enhances community engagement with fundraising initiatives.
  • Conduct market and stakeholder research and evaluate marketing and communication strategies using data analytics, established performance indicators and industry insights.

Revenue Generation

  • Lead development of an integrated direct marketing strategy and plan for: direct mail, tribute, hospital family, mid-level and monthly giving, including data-driven strategies and plans to support acquisition, upgrades and retention.
  • Develop and implement an integrated digital marketing strategy and plan that leverages digital channels to drive fundraising success and increase brand awareness and engagement.
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction to mission-aligned annual signature events, ensuring innovative fundraising events that engage volunteers and the community and produce high return results.
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction in the identification of meaningful opportunities in third-party events to drive brand and community awareness, and optimize community engagement and revenue generation.
  • Strategically utilize data analytics to inform business decisions and generate fundraising results.

Hospital Collaboration

  • Nurture a strong, collaborative relationship with the Hospital’s strategy and corporate communications team, with a focus on brand aligned marketing and communications that advance both the hospital’s vision and strategic priorities and the Foundation’s philanthropic mission.
  • Collaborate in matters of brand stewardship and risk management.

Stewardship

  • Oversee the development of a donor recognition and stewardship program that delivers a best in class donor experience to drive engagement, loyalty and retention.

Leadership

  • Support, coach and mentor a team of 7-10 to achieve annual performance plans and professional development goals.
  • Provides critical insight to strategic, annual business, culture and talent planning.
  • Prepares a range of reports in support of the Chief Executive Officer, including but not limited to board, stewardship and campaign reports, annual and strategic plans and correspondence.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A university degree or a combination of comparable relevant skills and experience; CFRE designation is an asset.
  • 10 years or more of experience, at progressively senior levels in marketing, communications, fundraising, non-profit and/or strategic planning. A combination of relevant education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience in the charitable/not-for-profit sector is preferred.
  • Basic understanding of healthcare delivery system in Ontario; experience in a healthcare philanthropy setting is an asset.
  • Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of strategic marketing and communications plans, campaigns, projects, and initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing teams to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated experience as a strategic advisor to a senior leadership team on brand, reputation and related issues.
  • Knowledge of/or experience with marketing research and its application to drive business strategy.
  • Ability to initiate, analyze, monitor and alter strategic and annual fundraising and stewardship plans.
  • Solid understanding of what motivates prospects and donors with evidence of the ability to connect donors in a meaningful way to the causes they support.
  • A strong relationship builder with excellent communication and writing skills, who works well in a collaborative, diverse, multi-level, alliance-based environment.
  • Keen business and budget acumen; Solid understanding of data and its significance in informing business decisions.
  • Demonstrated success with digital strategies that consider emerging trends and use of relevant data sets.
  • Demonstrated success in building a best-in-class team by managing, evaluating and inspiring staff.
  • Proven creative problem-solving ability at the strategic level, as well as tactical execution.
  • Proficient in the use of corporate productivity tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, as well as Raiser’s Edge or other donor management systems.

If you have the qualifications, commitment, and passion to join us and raise the bar for healthcare philanthropy in our communities, we would like to hear from you. It is an exciting time to be at Southlake. Southlake Foundation offers a competitive compensation package, including a benefits package that with a defined-benefit pension program. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. If interested, please apply with a cover letter and resume to: foundation@southlakeregional.org

Status: Permanent Full Time
Department: Marketing & Donor Experience
Union: Management
Job Category: Foundation
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: April 12, 2021

The Position

Are you passionate about philanthropy and looking to make a difference?  Are you a strategic digital marketing professional who likes a challenge and looks for opportunities to work with others to achieve measurable results? Do you thrive in an active, fast-paced non-profit environment? Do you have exceptional digital marketing experience and can deliver impactful content and campaigns? Are you a social media guru? Are you looking for an opportunity to stretch your skills and learn new ones?

Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation has an exciting new opportunity for the right individual to advance their career as our Digital Marketing Coordinator.  We are looking for someone who is interested in helping to inspire our communities to invest in the future of Southlake Regional Health Centre, so that we can continue to deliver leading edge care, close to home in York and South Simcoe Regions.

About the Role

Reporting to the Director, Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for supporting the needs of the Foundation as it relates to all things digital marketing, social media and multimedia through a mix of strategy, tactical execution, reporting, storytelling and content development.

This role requires an independent, experienced digital marketer who is savvy not only in social media and digital marketing best practices, but loves to take initiative and has incredible attention to detail.  You will work with all areas of the Foundation to execute succinct, goal-driven content, digital campaigns and manage owned channels, website content, day-to-day social media and the production of videos and other multimedia materials/presentations as needed. You will also play an important role in developing and maintaining relationships for the Foundation and telling meaningful stories that connect with the public, our partners, volunteers and donors.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Working with the Director, develop digital marketing strategy and assets to support marketing and communications initiatives to maximize fundraising, donor experience and brand expression.
  • Plan and execute all digital marketing campaigns, including SEO/SEM, blog, newsletters, and search/display advertising.
  • Leverage existing digital marketing tools to support the timely completion of posting and issuing new content on digital properties.
  • Develop, manage and maintain the website, updating content and pages, creating content + graphics, and including regular measurement and analytics, enabling digital marketing and fundraising strategies, including peer to peer events. Following web design, development and usability best practices to keep site up to date, consistent and accurate.
  • Develop, manage and maintain social media channels, updating content, creating content + graphics and enabling digital marketing and fundraising strategies.
  • Proactively create, edit and/or coordinate videos, photography, graphics, templates and other assets, as needed, including working with suppliers and vendors for project execution.
  • You will also provide back-up support for Marketing and Communications team members when required, and complete special projects as needed.
  • You must have exceptional problem-solving skills, superior organizational skills and detail-oriented, proven ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment.
  • Self-motivated and build relationships with internal and external customer.
  • You are a team player with proven ability to build and sustain strong working relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders at all levels; capable of exercising independent judgment and flexibility.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills; attention to detail.
  • You have familiarity with principles of fundraising and donor communication and you will demonstrate commitment to understanding and demonstrating the mission and values of Southlake Foundation.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A university or college education in digital marketing, digital communications, or a combination of education and experience that is deemed equivalent.
  • A minimum of 4 years digital and social media marketing experience required. Non-profit experience an asset, but not essential.
  • Excellent understanding of current digital and social media strategies, best practices and content creation.
  • Proven experience leading and managing owned channels and paid campaigns including websites, blogs, YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Google
  • Proficiency in Google AdWords and Google Analytics with demonstrated successful campaign development, management, KPI tracking and reporting.
  • Working understanding of digital marketing, email, and marketing automation platforms (e.g. Blackbaud Luminate Online, Hootsuite, MailChimp, Marketo, Hub Spot, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of productivity software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) and advanced level experience in WordPress, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as video editing software.
  • Intermediate writing skills to prepare content for a variety of audiences and communication platforms.
  • Experienced liaising with third-party digital, graphic, photography, video, and web providers
  • Intermediate skills in video creative development including storyboarding, creative process, filming, editing and final production.
  • Solid data gathering, analysis, and reporting capabilities.

As the successful candidate you must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

If you have the qualifications, commitment, and passion to join us and raise the bar for healthcare philanthropy in our communities, we would like to hear from you. It is an exciting time to be at Southlake.  Southlake Foundation offers a competitive compensation package, including a benefits package that with a defined-benefit pension program. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If interested, please apply with a cover letter and resume to foundation@southlakeregional.org

About Southlake Foundation

Since the inception of Southlake Foundation in 1980, more than $200.5 million dollars has been raised in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre. Working with members of the community, hundreds of volunteers, the Southlake Family and our incredible donors, Southlake Foundation will continue to support life-saving medical equipment, infrastructure upgrades and expansions, and patient programs, all for the goal of providing leading edge care for patients and families, close to home.  For more information visit: www.southlakefoundation.ca

About the Marketing and Communications Team

The Marketing & Communications team drives all Foundation marketing & communications, aligning the brand across all channels. It also supports the overall strategy for the annual giving programs, special and community events, stewardship, Major Gifts and donor experience. This includes developing an integrated marketing, communications & digital strategy to support fundraising activities Foundation-wide.

The team inspires donors through the delivery of high-quality fundraising campaigns, recognition and stewardship programs, and the creation of content that helps our donors understand the impact they are making. It is also responsible for creative and digital services, proposal development, and leads and delivers all communications for the Foundation.

Status: Permanent Full Time
Department: Marketing & Donor Experience
Union: Non-Union
Job Category: Foundation
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: April 1, 2021

Job Summary

Are you passionate about philanthropy and looking to make a difference? Are you a strategic marketing and communications professional who likes a challenge and looks for opportunities to work with others to achieve measureable results? Do you thrive in an active, fast- paced non-profit environment? Do you have exceptional writing skills and can deliver impactful fundraising and brand communications? Are you looking for an opportunity to stretch your skills and learn new ones?

Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation has an exciting new opportunity for the right individual to advance their career as our Marketing and Communications Specialist. We are looking for someone who is interested in helping to inspire our communities to invest in the future of Southlake Regional Health Centre, so that we can continue to deliver leading edge care, close to home in York and South Simcoe Regions.
Reporting to the Director, Marketing and Communications, the Marketing Communications Specialist is responsible for supporting all Southlake Foundation marketing and communications initiatives through a mix of strategy, tactical execution, storytelling and content development.

This role requires an independent, impeccable writer who is savvy in marketing and communications best practices, loves to take initiative and has incredible attention to detail. The Specialist will work with various cross-functional Foundation teams to execute succinct, goal-driven content and manage the production of blogs, articles, videos and other materials as needed. They will also play an important role in developing and maintaining relationships for the Foundation and telling meaningful stories that connect with donors.

The successful candidate must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and the ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Duties and responsibilities

Strategic Input and Execution

  • Collaborate with the Director, Marketing & Communications to develop a communications strategy that aligns with the overall marketing strategy, engages our communities, donors and prospects, and drives significant growth and awareness for the Foundation
  • Supports a proactive public/media relations program to support community engagement initiatives
  • Media contact outreach – identifying opportunities to secure earned media through releases and advisories and managing income requests as well as building relationships with local media
  • Help to implement effective strategies to maximize revenue, donor experience and brand expression through both day-to-day and campaign-based execution
  • Stay informed with the trends in development writing and the needs of the industry by researching competitors, performing industry-related research, finding opportunities for growth

Content Development and Tactical Execution

  • In support of approved marketing and communications plans, write and develop content for a variety of platforms including: print + digital materials, website, social media, speaking notes, videos, and letters
  • Prepare materials to support fundraising initiatives, including donor proposals, direct mail communications and supporting messaging
  • Prepare key messages, thank you letters and speaking remarks for Foundation initiatives, including cultivation events, special events and hospital activities and ceremonies
  • Meet with hospital physicians, hospital executives, senior management and researchers to gather information on a variety of health care issues; translate that information into compelling and accurate materials
  • Work with clinical teams and patients to identify and define and impactful patient stories
  • Act as “editor” for the Foundation, editing and proofing materials to ensure quality, accuracy, and consistency by adhering to branding and communication guidelines
  • Assist staff in preparing donor correspondence, providing testimonials and proofreading completed correspondence as requested

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism, or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of directly related experience in communications or a related field. Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered
  • Familiarity with principles of fundraising and donor communication
  • Good understanding of current digital and social media strategies, best practices and content creation
  • Understating of video storyboarding and creative process
  • Advanced writing skills to prepare material for a variety of audiences and communication platforms
  • Ability to proofread others’ writing for spelling, grammar and tone, and diplomatically offer suggestions and revisions
  • A high degree of comfort and experience in adapting writing style to fit the author, audience, and voice of the piece, with a passion for effective story-telling
  • Ability to conduct interviews and research, and synthesize concepts and ideas into clear, concise and compelling written and designed documents
  • Proven ability to build and sustain strong working relationships with colleagues and key stakeholders at all levels; capable of exercising independent judgment and flexibility
  • Proficient in the use of all corporate productivity tools including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer
  • An understanding of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator as well as video editing software would be advantages to the role, but not essential
  • A basic understanding of Raiser’s Edge or other donor database management systems is an asset
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others on the Marketing & Communications, Foundation and cross functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and be self-motivated in a very high pressure, fast paced and demanding work environment is required
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the mission and values of Southlake Foundation

If you have the qualifications, commitment, and passion to join us and raise the bar for healthcare philanthropy in our communities, we would like to hear from you. It is an exciting time to be at Southlake. Southlake Foundation offers a competitive compensation package, including a benefits package that with a defined-benefit pension program. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

If interested, please apply with a cover letter and resume to foundation@southlakeregional.org.

About Southlake Regional Health Centre

Southlake is building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people. We deliver a wide range of healthcare services to the communities of northern York Region and southern Simcoe County. Our advanced regional programs include Cancer Care and Cardiac Care and serve a broader population across the northern GTA and into Simcoe-Muskoka.

Our team of 3500 staff, 580 physicians, 780 volunteers, 950 students and 90 Patient and Family Advisors are committed to creating an environment where the best experiences happen. As a recognition of our commitment to quality and patient safety, we have received the highest distinction of Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada.

With an annual operating budget of over $450 million, we care for a rapidly growing and ageing population and have developed an exciting plan for new facilities to serve our communities into the future. A member of the Southlake Community Ontario Health Team, we are working with our partners to deliver integrated care to northern York Region and southern Simcoe County.

About Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation

Since the inception of Southlake Foundation in 1980, more than $200.5 million dollars has been raised in support of Southlake Regional Health Centre. Working with members of the community, hundreds of volunteers, the Southlake Family and our incredible donors, Southlake Foundation will continue to support life-saving medical equipment, infrastructure upgrades and expansions, patient programs and staff education, all for the goal of providing leading-edge care for patients and families, close to home.  For more information visit: www.southlakefoundation.ca

DEPT: Major Gifts & Campaign

STATUS: Permanent Full Time

HOURS: Days

#POSITIONS: 1

UNION GROUP: Non-Union

POSTED: March 23, 2021

Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.

Join our team and together we will make progress on our Strategic Goals:

  • Forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities
  • Champion a culture of exemplary care and deliver clinical excellence
  • Create an environment where the best experiences happen
  • Own our role to improve the system

Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.

 

About The Position

Are you passionate about healthcare philanthropy and working with donors to inspire and support their personal legacy giving plans? Are you a strategic thinker who likes a challenge and looks for opportunities to work with others to achieve measurable results? Do you thrive in an active, fast-paced fundraising environment? Do you have an eye for detail with exceptional organizational skills to deliver the best donor experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to stretch your skills and learn new ones? Do you get excited about a professional growth opportunity with a dynamic, growth-focused, forward-thinking foundation?

Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation has an exciting new opportunity for the right individual to advance their career as our Planned Giving Officer while raising much-needed funds to help deliver leading edge care close to home for our communities of York and South Simcoe Regions.

The Planned Giving Officer will report to the Associate Director, Philanthropy, and work to develop personal relationships with planned giving prospects and donors. The Officer is responsible for the donor program administration of the Planned Giving Program, the stewardship of existing legacy donors, and increasing the planned giving pipeline by building relationships with donors who are interested in planned gift opportunities. While building a strong and successful revenue stream for the Foundation through planned giving, the Planned Giving Officer will be donor-centric and focused on securing new expectancies. The successful candidate has a strong record of past fundraising success, is knowledgeable of the York Region and South Simcoe communities, and is passionate about engaging with donors about legacy giving.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

Planned Giving Donor Acquisition (50%):

  • Contribute to the development and execution of a comprehensive legacy giving marketing plan
  • Develop and maintain Planned Giving promotional materials and communications
  • In collaboration with the Associate Director of Philanthropy, develop and execute acquisition campaigns
  • Assist in coordinating information about planned giving for inclusion in Foundation communications
  • Respond and engage with donors making inquiries about legacy giving in a timely manner and record, track and monitor communication and follow-up details
  • In consultation with other Philanthropy Staff, develop and implement tailored solicitation strategies for prospects/donors interested in bequests, life insurance, securities, and similar instruments for legacy giving
  • Monitor the internal and external environment for new acquisition opportunities

Develop and manage a portfolio of Planned Giving donors (30%):

  • Manage relationships with donors who have included Southlake in their estate plans
  • Analyze donor information and create stewardship plans
  • Develop relationships with legacy donors through personal visits and other communications
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute annual Legacy Circle donor stewardship events in coordination with the Stewardship Officer
  • Monitor and evaluate donor engagement, cultivation, recognition and stewardship strategies

 

Program Administration (20%):

  • Maintain an administration system using Raiser’s Edge to facilitate the moves management strategy, create reports, and keep records of donor interactions and communications
  • Monitor the process for each estate and work closely with VP, Finance and Operations on estate administration updating and monitoring donor files for received and future gifts
  • Administer communication with law offices for estate files and for legacy donors including letters, agreements, email communication and other communications as required
  • With the Associate Director, Philanthropy, participate in annual planning and budgeting for the Program
  • Contribute to ongoing development of the Planned Giving Program through analysis, reporting, and creative problem solving
  • Maintain knowledge of federal and provincial estate, trust and tax laws that impact planned giving
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improving efficiency in all aspects of the administration of the Program
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with Allied Professionals within the catchment area
  • Identify trends in personal donor portfolio and philanthropy generally and respond appropriately

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field such as fundraising, accounting, financial planning, legal, or insurance
  • Minimum of 3 years directly relevant experience in planned giving. Previous experience in Hospital Foundation an asset
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate the case for legacy giving to donors and prospective donors
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Strong administrative skills with advanced computer literacy: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with donor databases, especially Raiser’s Edge
  • Exceptional organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Flexible, collaborative and supportive of colleagues to achieve team success
  • Exceptional initiative, inferential, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Resourcefulness and ability to work independently to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Professional maturity and ability to manage confidential information and exercise good judgement

If you have the qualifications, commitment, and passion to join us and raise the bar for healthcare philanthropy in our communities, we would like to hear from you. It is an exciting time to be at Southlake. Southlake Foundation offers a competitive compensation package, including a benefits package that with a defined-benefit pension program. Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

If interested, please apply with a cover letter and resume. Applications being reviewed as received with candidates encouraged to apply early.

At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

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