Manager, Planned Giving

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Alberta and NWT
British Columbia & Yukon
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador
Nova Scotia
Ontario East
Ontario South (Greater Toronto)
Ontario North
Ontario West
Prince Edward Island
Job description


The position entails, but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Build, plan, manage, assess, analyze and implement the Planned Giving Program across the country.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, close and steward planned gifts from individuals from a prospect and donor portfolio.
  • Advise prospects, donors, senior volunteers, staff and professional advisors on strategic moves, opportunities and process.
  • Ensures proper administration of donor information in donor database and supply reports and analysis to the Director, Planned Giving
  • Acts as part of the CNIB Planned Giving Team and provides input into strategic and marketing initiatives.
  • Completes special projects as assigned by Director, Planned Giving
  • Achieves budget targets.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Knowledge of philanthropic principles and theories 
  • Excellent written and oral communication and public speaking skills.
  • Strong project management and coordination skills
  • Demonstrate research, analytical, problem solving, and budgetary skills.
  • Attention to detail with exceptional active listening skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities and capitalize on them.
  • Professional attitude, self-starter, flexible and creative revenue generator.
  • Recognition and stewardship event coordination and management experience

Experience and Education:

  • BA/BS required
  • Must have a working knowledge of CRA guidelines for Charitable Gift receipting for planned gift vehicles as well as a good general understanding of CRA guidelines for charitable gift receipting. 
  • Must have an understanding of Planned Giving, Planned Giving vehicles and the tax implications of Planned Giving for donors and their estates.
  • Previous development experience and/or a background in a non-profit are an asset.
  • Planned Giving training (e.g. CAGP Banff course) is an asset
  • Experience with fundraising database (Raiser’s Edge experience is an asset).
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365. 
Working conditions
  • Willingness to work flexible hours when required
  • Occasional travel may be required
Application and contact information

CNIB strives to establish and maintain an inclusive workplace and believes that the diversity of our workforce is an invaluable asset. CNIB is committed to following recruitment and selection practices based on merit, transparency, accessibility and inclusion ensuring that all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment with CNIB.

To help ensure that this commitment is met, CNIB is committed to working with all candidates that require an accommodation. If you require an accommodation, please let us know what accommodation you require and CNIB will work with you to meet your needs at every stage of the recruitment and selection process.

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Please send cover letter and resume, and mention how you learned of this position.

Please note that the successful candidate will be required to pass a standard Criminal Record Check.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CNIB, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.