This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Other
The Development Officer, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts works closely with Chan Centre senior leadership and the Faculty of Arts Development and Alumni Engagement office to facilitate maximum private and public sector support through fundraising, sponsorship and grants. This position is responsible for administering fundraising and sponsorship programs, including research, developing strategy, preparing proposals, grant writing and stewardship. The position participates in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects, donors and sponsors, and assists in developing strategies for closing gifts.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ related experience in major gift fundraising, grant writing, and sponsorship. Fundraising experience in the arts community is preferred, as is knowledge of the university environment and academic structure. The successful incumbent will have strong verbal and written communication skills, computer skills, as well as the ability to plan, coordinate and supervise the work of others, execute a variety of complex projects, and meet imposed deadlines.
Works in partnership with senior management to facilitate maximum private and public sector support for the unit;
Develops and implements a plan for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift prospects and donors;
Develops and implements strategies for closing major gift solicitations and coordinates staffing for major gift solicitations;
Develops and manages a portfolio of major gift prospects (75-125) making face-to-face visits (100-125 annually) for the purpose of discovery, cultivation and solicitation strategies for major gift prospects (a major gift is defined as a donation of $25,000 or more); or is responsible for supporting development related activities of senior university administration by managing complex relationships with multi-unit stakeholders;
Develops proposals and works with donors to generate gifts for priority projects, with an expectation to make solicitations (20-25 annually) at the major gift level; or administering fundraising programs, conducting research, developing strategies and preparing proposals;
Ensures that appropriate donor recognition, acknowledgment and stewardship programs are in place;
Generates donor/prospect solicitation materials and correspondence;
Performs other related duties as required.
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. An undergraduate degree in an applicable discipline. A degree in commerce, marketing or economics would be an asset. Minimum of 3 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Three years' fundraising or related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Requires UBC wide knowledge and understanding of priorities, projects and opportunities. Thorough knowledge of the university environment and academic structure is preferred. Ability to work independently while exercising good judgement at all times. Computer experience required; MS Windows environment, Microsoft Office preferred. Experience working with a centralized fundraising system an asset. Ability to plan, co-ordinate and supervise the work of others, execute a variety of complex projects, and meet imposed deadlines. Strong verbal and written communication skills, both verbal and written, having the ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with donors, co-workers and other campus departments.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
HOW TO APPLY:
For more information and to apply by November 4th 2018, please visit: http://staffcareers.ubc.ca/30415
Salary: $65,634.00 (minimum) - $78,791.00 (midpoint) - $94,550.00 (maximum)
Contact Name: Jennifer Peng
Contact Phone: (604) 822-4790
Since its opening in spring 1997, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts has earned an international reputation for its striking design, stellar acoustics and exceptional programming. From classical, jazz, theatre, dance, opera, to renowned speakers, the Chan Centre is a vital part of UBC campus life where artistic and academic disciplines merge to inspire new perspectives on life and culture. The Chan Centre also hosts rehearsals and performances by the UBC School of Music and the UBC Department of Theatre and Film throughout the year.
The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts is an integral part of UBC’s Faculty of Arts, a research-intensive faculty, encompassing a full range of courses in the social sciences, humanities, and creative and performing arts. Truly unique in it is scope, the Faculty of Arts is a dynamic and thriving community of outstanding scholars – both faculty and students.