Reporting to the Senior Director, Principal Giving, the Donor Relations Officer is responsible for developing, implementing, managing, and assessing a comprehensive donor relations strategy and program. The focus of this role is to communicate the impact of philanthropy at BC Women’s Health Foundation in a way that makes donors feel passionate and joyful about investing in women’s healthcare, and support the strategic fundraising goals of BC Women’s Health Foundation.
The position will support the Principal Giving and the Annual Giving teams in ensuring appropriate donor cultivation, stewardship, recognition, and acknowledgement programs and processes are in place. On a day-to-day basis, they will work independently to plan and implement donor relation events, accountability newsletters, stewardship reports, thank you calls, hospital recognition (plaques + donor walls) and other activities within the allocated budgets. With excellent writing skills, an ability to tell a compelling story, and an attention to detail, the Donor Relations Officer will manage all aspects of the projects, including timelines, logistics, and vendor relationships to ensure all requirements are met. Additionally, they will provide leadership in recommending better, more effective ways to implement cultivation, stewardship, recognition activities, and stewardship metrics.