Position Title: Coordinator, Annual Giving (4 month contract)
REPORTS TO: Manager, Annual Giving
In collaboration with leaders in the Engagement pillar, the Coordinator, Annual Giving is responsible for providing support in donor growth, revenue generation, events, and public lottery. This is a contract position until February 29, 2024 with the potential to be extended and/or made permanent.
ABOUT ROYAL COLUMBIAN HOSPITAL
Royal Columbian provides the highest level of care to the most critically ill and injured from throughout the region and province. We are a provincial referral center for cardiac care, trauma, neurosciences, high-risk maternity, neonatal intensive care, and mental health. No other hospital in the province provides this level of care, or offers all these services, on one site or in such high volumes.
Right now, Royal Columbian is undergoing a $1.49 billion multi-year, multi-phase redevelopment that will create a world-class critical care hospital. The “crown jewel” of this project is the Jim Pattison Acute Care Tower, scheduled to open in 2025.
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION
Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation (RCHF) is an independent charitable organization that raises millions of dollars each year to fund major projects, priority equipment needs, facility enhancements, research, education and innovation at RCH.
Supporting by thousands of individuals, businesses, community groups and foundations, RCHF strives to achieve its vision to inspire giving and grow funding so patients have access to the best in health care at Royal Columbian Hospital..
Whether it’s a heart attack, car accident, tumor removal or a stroke, Royal Columbian Hospital is known for providing the highest level of care during life or death medical moments. Often, patients and their families wish to express gratitude and honour the care received with a gift to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation.
We’re searching for an experienced Annual Giving Coordinator to help us acquire, renew and lift giving through partnership events, third party events, and public lottery.
The ideal candidate is passionate, creative, detail oriented, and dedicated to providing superb client service at every turn. This role demands an expert in all aspects of event planning, including cost containment, venue scouting, equipment logistics, room setup, and a wealth of best practices.
KEY AREAS OF INVOLEMENT:
Special Events Coordination
- Coordinates and manages partnership events in collaboration with volunteer committees including hospital staff.
- Coordinates all aspects of event planning, meeting strict deadlines and budget demands, including but not limited to gaming licenses, venue scouting, venue preparation, catering, entertainment, equipment, décor, sponsorship and promotional materials and organizing committee meetings.
- Assists in the research and pipeline building of potential new sponsors for various internal and external events, programs and campaigns.
- Works with the Engagement Coordinator on enhancing the stewardship of event stakeholders such as volunteer committees, hospital staff and sponsors.
- Executes the public lottery from end-to-end, including developing innovative strategies to grow awareness and participation in the lottery program.
- Supports Foundation team members with the coordination of in-house mailings and additional projects as needed.
- Researches viable prospects and prepares grant applications and proposals.
- Performs other fundraising activities as necessary to achieve overall fundraising goals.
- Supports volunteer program, including recruitment, retention and coordination of tasks related to the program.
- Works closely with other members of Engagement Team to ensure branding and messaging of programs align with policies.
- Supporting front desk coverage as required.
- Executes other projects as required.
- A combination of education and work experience in business, communications, fundraising management or related discipline.
- Must have a valid BC driver’s license, and access to a reliable vehicle.
- Some practical experience in a related role in a fundraising environment.
- Some direct knowledge or experience in annual giving.
- Proven experience planning and organizing events.
- Experience working with a wide variety of stakeholders including volunteers, staff and donors.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
- Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
- Demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the donor-centered approach to fundraising and best-in-class stewardship practices
- An excellent “customer service” attitude
- Demonstrated successful track record in fundraising from individuals with outstanding interpersonal skills
- Proven ability to multi-task in a busy environment, to work well under pressure, and to prioritize tasks appropriately while meeting time-sensitive demands
- Proficient in MS Office and general computer skills
- Working knowledge of appropriate software applications such as Raiser’s Edge; ability to generate reports and queries
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position
- Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends, as required
- Actively seek opportunities and challenges for personal learning, character building and growth
- Model qualities such as honesty, integrity, resilience, and confidence
- Listen well and encourages open exchange of information and ideas
- Create connections, trust and shared meaning with individuals and groups
- Temporary employees receive 4% of their total wages as vacation pay with each regularly scheduled pay, in lieu of traditional vacation time
- The potential for hybrid working arrangement (up to 2 days remote)
- The opportunity to be part of a reputable health foundation and to make a difference one patient at a time
- A collaborative and supportive working environment
RCHF is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring on the basis of merit. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
RCHF celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment. Through a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experience, we are better able to serve our community. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
To apply, please send your cover letter and resume via email to: