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Job Posting – Development Support Officer (St. Mark's/Corpus Christi Colleges)

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Job TitleDevelopment Support Officer
Organization NameSt. Mark's/Corpus Christi Colleges
Closing DateSat Sep 16, 2023
Salary Range Minimum$ 42,500.00 CAD
Salary Range Maximum $ 55,000.00 CAD
Job Description

Development Support Officer
[Permanent, Full-time]

Reporting to the Director, Development and Alumni Relations, the Development Support Officer (DSO) will perform the key logistical tasks required to keep the office running. These include maintaining accurate philanthropic and alumni databases, gift administration, prospect research and internal office management, and event management.

Expectations and Responsibilities:

The Development Support Officer is responsible for all administrative aspects of the Office.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the following tasks, but not limited to:

  • Processing donations and preparing acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
  • Coordinating production and mailing of appeal letters.
  • Continually updating and correcting database records.
  • Maintaining foundation, corporation, and individual donor files.
  • Creating monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
  • Tracking tax credit donations in the database and keeping a file for each tax credit donor.
  • Answering donor questions regarding tax credit programs.
  • Creating and maintaining guest lists, gathering, and preparing registration materials and other duties as assigned for fund-raising events.
  • Assembling volunteer, donor and media kits for events and meetings.
  • Handling all administrative details associated with the Institutional Advancement Committee meetings (i.e., preparing and distributing notices, agendas, minutes, etc).
  • Conducting preliminary research on prospective corporate, foundation and individual donors.
  • Preparing media materials for distribution (i.e., copying, filing, mailing, e-mailing).
  • Preparing Office content for delivery through Communications & Online Services’ digital mediums.
  • Assisting the Office in developing complex strategies to secure gifts up to $25,000 and raising an average of $1.5 million annually from projects and appeals.
Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in the non-profit sector in a similar role with 1-3 years of experience is an asset.
  • Professional demeanor with excellent oral, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills, ability to multi-task.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and stakeholders.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to meet deadlines and achieve project goals.
  • Advanced skills on Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience with fundraising/development computer applications are an asset.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of judgment, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Exceptional fundraising and event planning skills; recognized professional designations or program completions are an asset.
  • Commitment to forwarding the missions and visions of St. Mark’s College and Corpus Christi College.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Applications open until filled.

SMC and CCC welcome applications from any person with the skills and knowledge to contribute productively to the scholarly life of the Colleges. We especially welcome and encourage applications from persons of diverse faiths, visible minority group members, Indigenous people, and persons with disabilities.

St. Mark’s and Corpus Christi Colleges

The Community of St. Mark’s, which includes St. Mark’s College, Corpus Christi College, and St. Mark’s Parish, is the Catholic centre at UBC. St. Mark’s College educates undergraduate and graduate students through a theological lens, preparing them to become leaders in Catholic schools, healthcare, and social services. It also prepares the academic formation for men preparing to serve as permanent deacons in the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Corpus Christi College provides students with the good undergraduate start that develops the individual student’s potential and enables success today and beyond. Our offerings are unique, imbued with Catholic values, while complementary to UBC.

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How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Applications open until filled.  

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