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Our dedicated and talented staff and volunteers play a key role in the success of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, a registered charity that raises funds for medical equipment, research and enhanced patient care at St. Paul’s Hospital.

Career Opportunities

Database and Annual Giving Assistant

Term: Full time permanent
Reports to: Database Manager and Annual Giving Manager
Office Location: 510 -1125 Howe Street (main office of the Foundation)

Job Description:

The Database and Annual Giving Assistant  provides assistance to the Database Manager with Raiser’s Edge and Annual Giving teams with high volume tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fundraising and Stewardship
    • Search information on donor’s giving history (Raiser’s Edge)
      • Make appropriate notes for Annual Giving Manager’s strategies
    • Prepare and mail thank you cards and in memory Tribute cards
    • Prepare stewardship mailings as needed
  • Back up database
    • Assist in keeping database “clean”
  • Assist in database management
  • Assist with general gift processing
  • Assist with Accounts Payable
  • Provide back-up phone support and greet visitors whenever needed in Hospital office
  • Provide support for Foundation events as required
  • Various clerical duties such as photocopying and filing
  • Other related duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Computer literacy and skills required, specifically with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM or database is considered an asset
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise good relationship building skills as well as tact, discretion and good judgement.
  • Ethical behavior, consistent with the mission and values of the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.

TO APPLY:

Please direct applications (resume and cover letter together as one file, in PDF or Word) to: sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca.  Attention to Tracy Dallas.

Posting closes at 5:00pm PST on August 28, 2015.

Due to volume of applications we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Communications Coordinator

Term: Full time permanent
Reports to: Communications Manager
Office Location: 510 -1125 Howe Street (main office of the Foundation)

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation is currently seeking a Communications Coordinator to join its Marketing Communications team. This is a unique opportunity to join a well-established, well respected foundation while being involved in the growth of a newly rejuvenated team.

Job Description:

The Communications Coordinator reports to the Communications Manager to support the day to day communications operations of the Foundation, working with the rest of the Communications team to execute plans that support the continued growth of the Foundation’s programs.

Experience: Communications Coordinator must have at least three years of communications experience (agency experience is an asset), with media relations, digital communications and social media expertise. S/he will demonstrate the ability to manage up as well as manage across with her/his peers at the Foundation.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a combination of agency and non-profit experience.

Requirements include:

  • Superior media relations, social/digital media, research, writing, editing, and reporting skills
  • Demonstrated ability to support the development of communications plans, implement communications/marketing tactics and report out on results
  • Experience writing for traditional, social, and digital media, and a demonstrated understanding in the difference in writing styles depending on the media channel and audience
  • Experience administering social media and digital channels, including content development, paid support and community management
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Hootsuite, Facebook Ad Manager and WordPress CMS
  • Experience coordinating and supporting in the planning of media outreach programs, including interviews, tours and events
  • Relationships with members of the media and a demonstrated knowledge of current events and news outlets
  • Proven ability to coordinate multiple small or medium-sized projects simultaneously and complete multiple projects to tight deadlines
  • Ability to perform well under pressure and be a team player, work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and tact, with ability to handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion
  • Communications, marketing, business, journalism or bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

Responsibilities: 

  • Contribute to creation of communications plans that meet the communication team’s objectives
  • Coordinate and help develop media outreach campaigns providing ongoing strategic analysis of program results
  • Administer the Foundation’s social media channels, including contributing to content development, community management, engaging partner organizations, building community with external audiences and reporting out on results
  • Utilize measurement/analytics tools to analyze media coverage and online conversation (volume and tone), report out on results and make recommendations for program refinements
  • Write, edit, and publish copy and visual content to the Foundation’s website
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies and trends and demonstrate understanding of how they integrate into communications programs
  • Support the production of biannual Promise magazine and annual report, including writing and editing articles, organizing photoshoots and sourcing images, and overseeing production.
  • Support the development of marketing collateral materials as required, with team members and external suppliers
  • Write, edit and proofread to create high quality content
  • Coordinate photo shoots, video shoots and provide logistical support as required
  • Coordinate multiple projects from concept to completion by anticipating challenges, troubleshooting problems, proposing solutions, and ensuring deadline adherence
  • Assist Communications Manager and Director on tracking and monitoring of budgets
  • Other duties as required

TO APPLY:

Please direct applications (resume and cover letter together as one file, in PDF or Word) to: Sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca.

Posting closes at 5:00pm PST on September 4th, 2015.

Only those candidates short listed for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your interest in working with St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.

 

 

Development Assistant, Leadership Giving

Term: Full time permanent
Reports to: Chief Development Officer
Office Location: 510 -1125 Howe Street (main office of the Foundation)

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation welcomes applications for this unique opportunity to join an experienced and enthusiastic team of professionals to raise funds for enhanced  patient care, capital projects, equipment, research and teaching at St. Paul’s Hospital in the position of Development Assistant, Leadership Giving.  We are seeking a strong administrator that can work with a variety of important organizational priorities.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to coordinate team efforts and develop and implement processes to contribute to the efficiency of the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general administrative support to the Leadership Giving Team, including the Chief Development Officer.
  • Coordinates team activity including preparation for meetings and participation in third party events
  • Prepares customized and personalized donor/prospect information packages and correspondence
  • Ensures accurate and timely information for donor/callers/visitors/allied professionals
  • Scheduling meetings and appointment including those with donor hospital representatives, as well as ad-hoc and committee board meetings
  • Manage the Chief Development Officer’s calendar
  • Preparing for meetings by booking meeting rooms, ordering catering, and/or preparing any relevant documents such as agendas, briefing notes and donor information packages
  • Develops, implements, maintains and records the administrative systems procedures required for effective and efficient operation
  • Coordinates and prepares mailings including merging, printing and assembly of packages using Microsoft Office (Word & Excel)
  • Works with Donor Relations in bringing forward and organizing recognition, stewardship and prospecting events
  • Prepares and coordinates invitations to events including reminders
  • Assists in the preparation of personalized proposals, terms of reference and stewardship documents
  • Documenting activity in the electronic filing system and Raiser’s Edge Database
  • Prepares expense reports and budgets
  • Attends fundraising events as required
  • Reception coverage periodically
  • Not all duties are listed

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years related administrative experience
  • Advanced Computer knowledge working with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PointPoint & Outlook)
  • Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM or database experience is considered an asset
  • Experience working with Raiser’s Edge considered an asset
  • Strong Project Management capabilities and excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with all levels of staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to exercise good relationship building skills as well as tact, discretion and good judgement.
  • Ethical behavior, consistent with the mission and values of the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.TO APPLY:

    Please direct applications (resume and cover letter together as one file, in PDF or Word) to: sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca.  Attention to Tracy Dallas.

    Posting closes at 5:00pm PST on August 31, 2015.

    Due to volume of applications we receive, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative volunteers

St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are available on-call to support a variety of short-term administrative projects.

Specific responsibilities

  • Assist with small to large mail outs
  • Assemble and organize packages

Qualifications

  • Have availability during business hours
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail

Competencies

  • Handle sensitive information with tact and discretion
  • Commitment to the mission of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation

Benefits

  • Meet other volunteers who share similar interests
  • Gain valuable experience volunteering for a major hospital foundation

TO APPLY:

Please phone 604-806-9646 or email sphfoundation@providencehealth.bc.ca.

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