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National Campus Director

Role Description:
Major Gift Officer — Full-Time

Posted: 2020.07.10
Apply with a resume and cover letter to humanresources@navigators.ca
Application Deadline – August 10, 2020
Successful first-round applicants will be offered interviews between August 10th and August 31st.

The Navigators of Canada:
For over 50 years, The Navigators of Canada™ have come alongside people who desire a deeper connection with God by offering a transformative and holistic mentoring relationship.

Navigator staff and volunteers across Canada engage people with the life-giving Word, equipping Christ followers to confidently pass along their faith. They choose to be faithfully present, intentionally and actively engaging in relational ministry with students on campus, with people in their neighbourhoods, partnering with the local church, working alongside business leaders and in global contexts beyond Canada.

The Navigator movement was founded in the 1930s by Dawson Trotman in the United States. Today the Navigators comprise a worldwide movement. Guided by 2 Timothy 2:2, The Navigators™ have a strategic presence in more than 100 countries, with staff from 70 nationalities ministering around the world in 130 languages.

We are looking for:

  • Someone with a clear understanding of the Navigator vision and who passionately resonates with the mission of the organization.
  • A commitment to donor-centered philanthropy with excellent proven skills and confidence.
  • A collaborative team player who is able to foster positive, sustaining relationships.
  • A leader with the desire and ability to professionally develop others in the areas of corporate fundraising.
Skills and Experience:
  • Experience working in a Development team context, managing and planning fundraising initiatives in a dynamic environment
  • Developing and executing a corporate funding plan for scaling up major donor programs
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or a comparable donor management database
  • Able to prioritize activities and interactions with major donors accordingly through moves management
  • Experience managing major donor relationships through the discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship phases
  • Connecting organizational plans and strategies to giving opportunities
  • Experience within a deputized-fundraising organization considered a strong asset
  • Proven history with major gifts fundraising and/or raising funds above annual salary and expenses
Qualities and Attributes:
  • Able to listen, understand and respond appropriately, using tact and good judgement in interactions
  • High integrity
  • Takes initiative to cultivate and nurture deep relationships focused on fulfilling a donor’s expressed interests and values
  • Ability to make meaningful connections between major donors and relevant organizational leaders, projects and ministries that resonate with their personal philanthropic interests
  • Developmental values centre on spiritual truth and a concern for others
  • Strong spiritual roots and understanding of ethical, Biblical values
  • Results-oriented, appreciation for accountability and regular reporting activities
  • Accreditation under CFRE, working towards CFRE designation, or other similar designation(s)
  • Five years of experience in development team setting

The Major Gift Officer will report to the Chief Operating Officer, working closely with the National Director (CEO) and will have access to Field Directors, key leaders and staff members deeply involved with Field and Corporate Fundraising.

Salary will be commensurate with experience starting from $50,000 - $65,000/annually. With the opportunity for career and salary growth tied to performance.

Apply with a resume and cover letter to humanresources@navigators.ca

Role Description:
National Campus Director — Full-Time

Posted: 2020.03.17

The National Campus Director of The Navigators of Canada is tasked with fostering strategic campus ministry growth, linking and encouraging campus personnel and giving leadership to the National Intern Program. It is expected that the work of the National Campus Director will be rooted in, and flow out of, our primary organizational value: the passion to know, love and become like Jesus Christ.

Main Responsibilities:

National Campus Director

  • Recruit a new generation of Campus Personnel to renew The Navigators of Canada presence on university and college campuses across Canada
  • Oversee the professional development of all Campus Ministry Personnel
  • Provide campus directors and ministers with opportunities to connect, coordinate and be encouraged
  • Review role descriptions and strategic planning of campus ministers before supervisor approval
  • Track new activity and growth on university and college campuses
  • Oversee Annual National Basecamp program
  • Oversee Canadian recruitment to the annual Global Student Program

National Intern Program Director

  • Oversee intern program recruiting, selection, placement, and hiring
  • Manage and ensure intern and intern supervisor compliance with Intern Financial Policy & Organizational Policies
  • Develop and train intern supervisors
  • Oversee fundraising training program for intern cohort
  • Provide interns and intern supervisors opportunities to connect, coordinate and be encouraged

The National Campus Director will report to the National Director.

Other Notes:
  • The National Campus Director will work in alignment national strategic direction and will operate in compliance with organizational policy and procedure.
  • The National Campus Director will work with the Missions Director to explore and develop cross-cultural mission opportunities for university and college students.

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris Barrett – chrisb@navigators.ca