Director, Annual Giving, Trinity Western University

Langley City, British Columbia, Canada · Trinity Western University


Position Purpose and Summary
The Director, Annual Giving will work with an exciting, dynamic and supportive team who have met and exceeded their goals year after year. Working for the second largest employer in Langley, BC, and the largest Christian university in Canada, you will be responsible for a $1 million portfolio while working with a highly collaborative team in achieving the overall financial goals for the University.

Reporting to the Executive Director of Development the Director, Annual Giving (Director, AG) designs, implements and coordinates a comprehensive donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship program for all donors in the annual giving portfolio. As part of the Development Team, the Director, AG works with his/her colleagues to deliver marketing to donors for other areas (church relations, parent relations, major donors, legacy donors etc.).

Key Areas of Accountability

As part of the Trinity Western University (TWU) donor relations strategy the Director, AG provides tactical leadership for the direct mail strategy, alumni calling program, and grant-writing as part of acquiring and retaining increasing numbers of donors.

1. Donor Relations Program & Analysis
In order to improve overall donor engagement, through the use of various communications methods (mail, email, social media, telephone etc.), ensure that TWU donors are communicated with effectively and efficiently. As campaigns, projects and events are built and maintained, monitor overall results, produce reports and analysis for further improvement and future success. The following are examples of deliverables:

2. Strategic Donor Identification & Recognitio
In order to reduce donor attrition, implement a comprehensive plan that leverages various mediums to thank TWU donors for their ongoing support. Establish and implement strategies for the following:3. Grant-Writing

4. Budget Management

Trinity Western University encourages applications from all eligible candidates who are able to commit to the university’s mission, values, and Christian identity as articulated in its Statement of Faith and Community Covenant. We are committed to an ethic of inclusion and to the equal treatment of all persons without discrimination in accordance with human rights law.

We particularly invite applications from indigenous people, women, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Trinity Western University is located on the traditional ancestral territory of the Sto:lo people.


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TWU offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including extended health & dental, life insurance, an RRSP matching program, and tuition waivers!

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