The University of New Brunswick Fredericton welcomes applications for the position of Manager of Research & Stewardship with Development & Donor Relations. This is a continuing full-time (36.25 hours per week) position with the APT employee group. The position is funded by the University Budget with a salary range of $53,908 - $70,082 per annum.
Reporting to the Associate Director, the Manager of Research & Stewardship oversees the work of five research and stewardship staff members and is responsible for the recognition and ongoing stewardship for all of the institution's major individual, corporate and foundation donors. They also cover the preparation of funding proposals for major donors.
**NOTE: The position was previously advertised and closed July 22, 2019. Previous applicants need not re-apply. All applications will be re-submitted in the competition.
- Research and writing of major gift funding proposals.
- Update and expand of prospects and donor pools.
- Play a key role in prospect management.
- Maintain a current resource centre with numerous reference sources and tools.
- Provide strategic advice for UNB's fundraising initiatives.
- Design strategies to be used in securing major gifts.
- Prepare reports, lists and statistics.
To cultivate, steward and recognize UNB's major donors which includes:
- Organize events to publicly recognize major gifts.
- Provide major donors with regular progress reports on the projects they support.
- Organize special programs, events and visits for major donors.
- Organize celebrations of philanthropy such as building dedications and endowed chair installations.
- Prepare the annual donor honor roll.
- Undergraduate degree in a related field, supplemented by a minimum of five-to-seven years' experience in fundraising, public relations or alumni affairs.
- Proven track record in developing and managing donor recognition and stewardships programs and initiatives.
- Superior knowledge of charitable giving, particularly in the post-secondary sector.
- Demonstrated writing and research skills with attention to accuracy.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Good knowledge of personal computers and software applications.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to accomplish multiple tasks.
- Experience in dealing with a diverse group of constituencies.
- Ability to work some non-traditional hours at both UNB Fredericton and UNB Saint John.
- A high level of accountability and sound, mature judgement.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion.
- Knowledge of UNB and its mandate would be a definite asset.
Closing date for applications, November 22, 2019 4:30PM. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.