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Development Officer, Annual Giving - The University of British Columbia

Vancouver, BC

Job Description

Development Officer, Annual Giving – Call Centre Program

Join a bold, world-leading and highly accomplished development and alumni engagement team — and help UBC shape a better world.

The Development and Alumni Engagement (DAE) portfolio at UBC joins development (fundraising) and alumni UBC functions under one umbrella. DAE is a one of the leading advancement teams in Canada.  With over 300 employees, DAE currently raises over $200 million and engages over 86,000 alumni annually. As a top tier research university, and a go-to destination for the world’s brightest minds, UBC has the opportunity to influence what our future will look like. DAE is inspired to enable UBC’s pursuit of excellence in research, learning and engagement by maximizing donor and alumni engagement. For more information about DAE, please visit

Annual Giving at UBC is a dynamic, collaborative team within Development and Alumni Engagement, responsible for raising $5m annually to support the university. We deliver a portfolio of appeals and campaigns across mail, email, phones and online.

The Development Officer, Annual Giving – Call Centre Program will be responsible for leading UBC’s student fundraising call centre and managing the student philanthropy program. They will inspire and lead a large team of student callers to create a fun, productive work environment and achieve ambitious targets. They will also set up and manage UBC Annual Giving’s new student philanthropy program, including working with student volunteer groups and managing student fundraising projects.

Salary Range:
$0 - $0

Job Requirements

If you’re a collaborative team worker with a positive outlook, the ability to lead, and strong strategic and tactical skills, we’d love to hear from you.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Four years experience in fundraising, sales, or customer service with one year in a supervisory or mentoring role
  • Experience working with students and/or volunteers
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects and/or events
  • Customer service and/or call centre experience, ideally in a fundraising capacity
  • Ability to take the lead and work independently under their own initiative
  • Analytical thinking and ability to draw meaningful conclusions from data and make strategic recommendations
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility in working hours with the capacity to work evenings and possible weekends

How To Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit UBC Staff Careers site.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.