Manager: Capital Campaign, Full-Time - Ottawa Humane Society

May 31, 2024
Nepean, Ontario

The Manager: Capital Campaign is responsible for achieving capital campaign goals set by the Ottawa Humane Society (OHS)

  • Lead campaign management and activities, including pipeline management, prospect research and tracking, strategy and evaluation, moves management, task assignment, and maintenance of timelines 
  • Organize and administer campaign teams and committees 
  • Schedule campaign meetings for the Chief Development Officer, CEO, committees or Board members, preparing talking points, presentations and materials for all donor outreach and solicitations. 
  • Maintain master campaign calendar 
  • Identify and research individual, corporation, and foundation prospects, in conjunction with other development staff or volunteers
  • Create and edit campaign communications, such as solicitation documents, offers, acknowledgments, follow-up letters, newsletters and naming agreements 
  • Identify and solicit, including writing and submitting grant applications, potential community grant funding sources, in conjunction with other development staff 
  • Track and manage donor data, dashboards and reporting using Raisers’ Edge NXT
  • Work with OHS staff to manage logistics for site visits and events, coordinating publicity as appropriate 
  • Develop, implement, evaluate and ensure adherence to standard operating procedures within assigned functional areas
  • Manage, and ensure adherence to department and campaign budget
  • Provide advice and assistance to other managers, directors, CEO, and OHS Board and committees as required
  • Be thoroughly familiar with and ensure adherence to pertinent legislation, regulations, contracts, guidelines, OHS mission, policies, procedures, plans and collective agreement
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of best practices and trends in capital campaign fundraising
  • Produce and maintain accurate reports, records, and files
  • Participate in evaluation, training, and meetings, as required
  • Provide training, orientation and supervision for staff, students, volunteers, and work placements, as required
  • Be familiar with and ensure compliance with all health and safety policies and procedures
  • Participate in professional development opportunities

  • Post-secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ progressive experience in capital campaign management 
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a fundraising capacity in a not-for-profit organization with a track record of success in securing $10,000+ gifts
  • Minimum 2 years’ management or senior supervisory experience of staff and volunteers
  • High proficiency in Raiser’s Edge/RE NXT or equivalent database and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of fundraising and capital campaigns, individual giving and/or major gifts and the tracking and monitoring of pledges 
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Boards, in leadership and leading committees of volunteers
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required
  • Knowledge of the local philanthropic community an asset
  • CFRE certification or MNPL degree an asset
  • PMP certification an asset
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset

  • Employee may be required to work occasional evenings, holiday and weekend shifts
  • Employment is conditional upon maintaining a valid driver's licence 
  • Employment is conditional upon maintaining confidentiality of OHS information
  • Employment is conditional upon the ability to work around all species of animals safely

The Ottawa Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. The OHS offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by the OHS regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.
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