Leadership Giving Officer

University of Manitoba


The University of Manitoba is a driving force of innovation, discovery and advancement. Our momentum is propelled by our campus community – UM faculty, staff and students whose determination and curiosity shape our world for the better. Our teaching, learning and work environment is uniquely strengthened and enriched by Indigenous perspectives. With two main campuses in Winnipeg, satellite campuses throughout Manitoba, and world-wide research, UM’s impact is global.

Discover outstanding employee benefits, experience world-class facilities and join a dynamic community that values reconciliation, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion. We are one of Manitoba’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers. At the University of Manitoba, what inspires you can change everything.

The opportunity:

The incumbent is part of the Annual Giving team and works to increase annual support for the University of Manitoba at the leadership level ($1,000 – $25,000) and build the pipeline for future support. Responsible for planning and execution of the annual Faculty, Staff, and Retiree campaign.

Reporting to the Manager, Annual Giving, Leadership Giving Officer will be focused on qualifying and soliciting leadership annual giving prospects. The incumbent will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors by engaging prospects through a variety of mediums (face-to-face, phone/online or in writing). The incumbent will also support special projects, pipeline development, referrals to major gifts and gift planning.

The qualifications and experience we’re looking for:

· University Bachelor’s degree required. – Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation an asset.

· Equivalent of three (3) years directly related experience in fundraising required.

· Personal solicitation, both telephone and face-to-face, experience required.

· Experience working with Raiser’s Edge preferred.

· An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

· Skilled in dealing effectively with all levels of the University community, the public, and outside organizations and agencies.

· Above average communication skills, both verbal and written, with public speaking skills required.

· Articulate, motivational, enthusiastic, and comfortable working in a computerized environment required.

· Excellent training and people skills required.

· Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, working both independently and as a team member required.

· Demonstrated ability to exercise and take independent action. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and supervise activities required.

· Satisfactory work record, including satisfactory attendance and punctuality, is required

Why the University of Manitoba?

Along with being one of Manitoba’s top employers, we are proud to provide a collaborative and enriching work environment. In addition to a strong compensation package with a competitive salary, the University provides an exceptional workplace that includes:

  • Comprehensive group benefits and pension plan.
  • Competitive vacation time.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • A full spectrum of professional development opportunities.

Closing Date: January 13, 2023

Applications will only be accepted if you apply on UM Careers.

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities).

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae will be provided to participating members of the search process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $59,950.80-$85,339.80 per year


  • Employee assistance program


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location

Expected start date: 2023-02-27

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