Location: The Shrine of Our Lady of Grace - King City, Ontario, Canada
Overview of Organization
The Order of St. Augustine in Canada has managed a parish and shrine at Marylake in King City, Ontario for almost 60 years. The Marylake Shrine is the primary foundation of the Augustinians in Canada.
Chief Advancement Officer Position:
We seek to hire the first advancement director in the history of the Shrine. This individual will be a key player in the conceptualization, development, and management of a long-term, comprehensive advancement strategy and plan for the Marylake Shrine, and the thousands of families and individuals it exists to serve. We invite you to apply if you think that your background, experience, and credentials fits these requirements.
The Ideal Candidate:
Strong affinity for the Augustinian Catholic mission with devotion to the Virgin Mary
Strong work ethic
Outstanding communicator – orally and verbally
Ability to create a vision, an advancement strategy, and a plan to follow through
Have an advancement strategy and a plan and follow it through
Proven experience working in an environment where work is routinely evaluated and measured (benchmarks for performance).
Other Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Proven track record in advancement, particularly in the areas of major gifts, strategy development, and board development (minimum 5 to 7 years)
Experience in hiring and developing staff
Experience working with fundraising boards and major donors,
Working knowledge of fundraising databases,
Understanding of how social media is integrated in fundraising donor acquisition and retention.
Salary and Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with the experience and record of success.
How to Apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume by email to Michael Gerrity at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close December 17, 2018.