Friday, April 1, 2011

OHS Job Opportunity: Manager — Legacy Giving

Overall Purpose: Under the direction of the Director of Development, the Manager: Legacy Giving is responsible for achieving the legacy giving goals set by the OHS.

The Ottawa Humane Society is a non-profit, community-based organization and a registered charity. Since 1888, we have been the leading organization providing a safe haven for sick, injured and homeless animals in Ottawa. If you are interested in joining our team, please read the information below.

In accordance with OHS' objectives, philosophies and policies and procedures, the Manager — Legacy Giving is responsible for the following:

1. Professional Responsibilities
• Develop and maintain relationships with OHS legacy giving clients and prospects
• Promote legacy giving inside and outside the OHS
• Assist in the development of legacy giving policies
• Oversee the development of the OHS legacy giving plans
• Develop and maintain a network of support for OHS activities
• Develop written and other materials to support the legacy giving program
• Manage and coordinate legacy giving resources
• Supervise and coordinate legacy giving staff, volunteers and contractors
• Maintain excellent relationships with OHS partners and donors
• Prepare and deliver written and verbal presentations
• Be aware of and make use of community resources
• Provide advice and assistance to other Managers, Directors, the Executive Director, OHS Board and committees

2. Administrative Responsibilities
• Represent OHS in a professional manner
• Be thoroughly familiar with and ensure adherence to pertinent legislation, regulations, guidelines, OHS mission, policies, procedures and plans
• Participate in supervision, evaluation and training sessions
• Prepare accurate expense accounts and other forms
• Produce written reports and records
• Develop and maintain legacy giving records
• Network with other service providers and professionals
• Attend staff meetings and other meetings as required
• Provide training, orientation and supervision for student, volunteer, and work placements as required
• Hire, fire and discipline legacy giving staff in consultation with the Executive Director
• Be familiar and ensure compliance with all health and safety policies and procedures
• May be required to assume the responsibilities of Supervisor

3. Program Development
• Participate in appropriate OHS committees
• Establish and ensure evaluation of program objectives
• Participate in the identification and achievement of OHS objectives
• Participate in public relations and promotional activities

Education and Experience:
• A degree or diploma or commensurate experience
• 2 to 4 years of demonstrated excellent performance in development, preferably planned giving
• Proven project and other management experience
• CFRE designation and CAGP membership are assets

• Excellent verbal and written skills in English are required
• Bilingualism (English/French) is preferred

Essential duties and working conditions:
• Employment is conditional upon maintaining a valid driver's license and access to an automobile
• The Manager will be required to work evenings and weekends as needed
• Employment is conditional upon maintaining confidentiality of OHS information

Salary/Wage Range: Commensurate with experience.

Closing Date: April 8, 2011

Apply in writing to: Rob McCulloch, Director of Development

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