The Senior Fundraiser will provide dynamic leadership to all aspects of the SMUS fundraising program. The department has ambitious annual targets, as well as many new initiatives for the coming years. The Annual Fund is a key element in an extensive and comprehensive fundraising program, and raises money for program enrichment, endowment and capital projects. The School's Strategic Plan sets out ambitious fundraising goals to achieve the SMUS Vision.
Critical CompetenciesSignificant fundraising experience and successFamiliarity with a personalized Annual Fund process (rather than a direct mail campaign)Understanding of the role of Mission and Vision in fundraising effortsAbility to forge and sustain relationships with potential donorsSelf-disciplined, independent, confident and possessing excellent initiativeOutstanding interpersonal communications skillsExcellent writing skillsExceptional attention to detailPositive energy and flexibilityPerforms well in a deadline-driven environmentHoned research and database skillsPreferred QualificationsCompletion of a university degreeExperience working within an independent school environmentExperience working in an organization with varied constituencies, as reflected in the SMUS communities of alumni, past parents, students, staff and friends of the SchoolA proven fundraising recordA CFRE designation
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We are located in Victoria, BC.We have a diverse boarding program for Grades 8-12 and our day students join us for kindergarten up to graduation. We are an international community defined by our passion for education.
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