Acadia University Development Officer, Annual and Planned Giving Office of Advancement Full Time in Wolfville, NS

Acadia University

Branch Wolfville NS CA

Development Officer, Annual and Planned Giving Office of Advancement
Wolfville, NS

Development Officer, Annual and Planned Giving. This position is best suited to a person with a background in business, marketing and/or sales….

Acadia University is one of Canada’s leading primarily undergraduate institutions. For over 175 years, Acadia has been providing students with a learning environment that ensures they have every opportunity to succeed in life. Our graduates emerge with the tools required to be global citizens and community leaders. Acadia’s faculty and staff are key to our institutional success and share a commitment to provide our students with a high quality post-secondary education. Located only one hour from Halifax in Nova Scotia’s beautiful Annapolis Valley, Wolfville offers residents an affordable lifestyle, outstanding recreational opportunities, internationally acclaimed restaurants, a healthy economy, and the best weather in the Atlantic Provinces.

Development Officer, Annual and Planned Giving
Office of Advancement

The Opportunity

Acadia seeks a Development Officer, Annual and Planned Giving in the Office of Advancement to fill a two-year term contract to generate financial support for Acadia through various fundraising programs.

The incumbent will be responsible for contributing to the achievement of revenue goals through supporting other staff and through personal success in fundraising efforts specifically in the areas of annual and planned giving.

To fulfill these goals, the Development Officer will provide leadership in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of charitable gifts in support of specific projects. S/he will be required to manage the direct mail and planned giving programs while maintaining up-to-date contact reports. The Development Officer will also prepare and present proposals for prospective donors, provide outstanding stewardship, and contribute to the overall fundraising strategy for the University.

A detailed job description is available upon request.

The Candidate

We are seeking a candidate who is skilled in relationship building, and in creating, developing and presenting proposals.

A solid record in fundraising and stewardship is essential, along with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other staff and volunteers.

This position is best suited to a person with a background in business, marketing and/or sales. A bachelor’s degree in these areas is preferred, along with a minimum of three years of related experience.

Experience in gift planning vehicles and direct mail will be considered assets, as is an Acadia degree and/or CFRE.

The Rewards

Acadia offers a comprehensive benefit package in addition to a starting salary of $56,000 – $59,000 per annum.

To Apply

Forward your resume & cover letter, quoting competition #18-15-CB in the subject line, via:

Post: Jennifer Veinot – Staffing Administrator, Acadia University Box 17, Wolfville NS B4P 2R6
E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 902-585-1075

Consideration of applications will begin on 29 May 2018.

For further information, please contact Jennifer Veinot at 902-585-1253 or [email protected]. To see more information on why Acadia is an employer of choice, please visit our website at http://www.acadiau.ca/human

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Acadia University is committed to employment equity in the workplace. We thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The University reserves the right not to fill this position.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Wolfville, NS, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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