Term: 1 Year
The Engagement Officer’s responsibility is to develop, recommend and, where appropriate, execute a range of high-impact engagement and cultivation strategies, plans and activities, including events, to assist in the qualification and cultivation of major and principal level prospects. The focus of activity will be with current donors but also long-lapsed donors, non-donors and non-alumni in order to grow the university’s donor pipeline with prospects that are critical to the university’s philanthropic success. A secondary focus will be cultivation strategies for corporations and foundations. They will work in direct support of the Associate Vice-President (AVP) Advancement Strategy and Director, Advancement Strategy to mobilize creative and customized cultivation strategies for the University’s top donors and prospects. The incumbent will collaborate with stakeholders throughout the university, especially in faculty Advancement teams, in an effort to support their Major and Principal level donor cultivation strategies. They will also work collaboratively with all members of the Advancement Strategy team, especially the Stewardship Officer, to identify and execute on opportunities for donor and prospect engagement with an emphasis on expanding the university’s major and principal giving donor pipeline.
Cultivation and Engagement Strategy
Donor and Prospect Events and Experiences
Administration and Reporting
Collaboration and Communication