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St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Manager of Communications and Stewardship

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation believes in the power of generosity to save and change lives. Founded in 1982, St. Paul's Hospital Foundation advances St. Paul's Hospital's vision by raising, managing and allocating funds in keeping with donors' wishes.

Position summary

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation requires a permanent, full-time Manager of Communications and Stewardship. This position is responsible for the development and management of all stewardship and communications activities at St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation. This includes donor-centered stewardship, organizational branding, marketing, public relations and development of fundraising materials in support of SPH Foundation’s strategic directives.

Duties & responsibilities

Communications:

  • Management of the Foundation’s brand and branding initiatives;

  • Development of public relations materials such as speaking notes and presentations;

  • Media Relations including media liaison, media monitoring, and writing materials for the media such a press releases, backgrounders, fact sheets, public service announcements and securing earned media;

  • Development and management of marketing strategies and initiatives including advertising and promotions;

  • Timely development of accurate, compelling and well-researched fundraising materials such as case statements, cases for support, proceeds statements, grant applications, fundraising campaign materials, stewardship letters, thank you letters and other fundraising materials as required;

  • Project management, content production and distribution of marketing and public relations publications including the Annual Review, websites, social media channels;

  • Support Foundation operations in production of materials such as letterhead, envelopes, memorial cards, invitations, posters etc.;

  • Manage of relationships with internal and external communication contractors and suppliers;

Stewardship and Stakeholders Relations:

  • Responsible for deepening donor and volunteer relationships through donor stewardship and recognition activities in collaboration with Development Team;

  • Develop strong relationships with St. Paul’s Hospital leadership, staff and physicians, Hospice at Glengarda partners and representatives of the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA);

  • Project management, content production and distribution of donor-centric stewardship publications such as the Spirit Newsletter and Kindred Spirit eReport.

Management:

  • Develop and manage the Communications and Stewardship annual business plan and budget;

  • Management and supervision of Communications and Stewardship Officer;

  • Oversee generation of probable donor lists, database lists and other database work as required (Raiser’s Edge);

  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Education:

An undergraduate degree in communications, journalism or public relations.

Experience:

A minimum of three years of experience working in a communication or fund raising environment is required. Professional membership in AFP, IABC or CPRS would be an asset.

Skills:

Ability to commence initiatives and to function under minimal supervision; innovative and creativity; ability to maintain confidentiality; excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and leadership skills.

Salary range:

$55,909 - $83,864 annually (Pay band 5) plus an attractive benefits package.

If this opportunity speaks to you, we invite you to apply before October 30, 2020 by submitting your cover letter and resume with references to Human Resources, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation at info@sphfoundation.org or by mail to 1702 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK S7M 0Z9.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the recruitment process will be contacted.

Please note you may be required to undergo a criminal background check in accordance with St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation policies.