The University of New Brunswick welcomes applications for the position of Portfolio Manager with Development and Donor Relations. This is a full-time (36.25 hours per week) term position, ending on April 30. 2023 with the APT employee group. The position is funded by the University Budget with a salary range of $46,701 - $60,700 per annum.
The Office of Development and Donor Relations (DDR) is a unit within Advancement Office, responsible for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of private donations made to UNB. The available position will be located on the UNB Fredericton campus or the UNB Saint John campus.
- Supports 2-3 front line fundraising staff in the planning and implementation of fundraising schedules, including but not limited to: coordinating appointments and travel, finding efficiencies in scheduling and costs, and maintaining donor correspondence.
- Track meeting outcomes and ensure appropriate follow-up is taken.
- Support fundraising and stewardship staff to develop and implement customized stewardship plans for key prospects on an annual basis.
- Solicit low and mid-level leadership gift prospects.
- Follow-up on outstanding commitments and renewing donor commitments.
- Monitor progress within fundraisers' portfolios.
- As appropriate, help draft Gift Agreements using established templates and help facilitate the creation of new accounts.
- Support fundraising staff with the administrative work involved with planned giving and bequests.
- Collaborate closely with research staff and project management staff to on-board new projects into the portfolio and remain current on institutional priorities.
- Coordinate the preparation of all meeting documents.
- Help front-line fundraisers satisfy back-office demands while they are travelling.
- Conduct basic research in the Colleague database.
- Assist front-line fundraisers to enter contact reports into the Colleague system or other software as required and with daily writing tasks.
- Host donors and alumni on campus, as appropriate.
- Support and attend special events, attend staff meetings and other internal meetings as required.
- Two-year business administration or office management diploma, or equivalent combination of related training and experience.
- Three to five years' experience in a senior administrative role, preferably in a post-secondary or fundraising environment.
- Must have a strong administrative background and ability to deal professionally with the public.
- Superior communication skills. The ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and professionalism.
- Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Closing date for applications is November 20, 2020 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.