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Heritage Christian School (HCS) is a K-12 campus school located in Kelowna BC, providing fully-accredited Christian education. At Heritage Christian, we are focused on growing in academics as we grow in relationship with Jesus. Our teachers are passionate Christians, creative, offer differentiated instruction, and deliver curriculum with innovation and intention. We are a highly collaborative team looking to build programs and courses that fully engage students and awaken them to the world around them and their place in it.

HCS has an opening for a Development Manager. This is an onsite position at 40 hours per week. The primary purpose of this position is to promote Heritage Christian School (HCS) in our internal and external community and to procure financial partnerships for the long-term health, growth and future impact of HCS.

As the Development Manager, your duties and responsibilities will include:

• Promote the mission of the school with external donors and contacts

• Raise $500K/year in charitable donations
– Raise financial support for HCS from inside and outside the HCS Parent/Family community
– Secure yearly/long term donor contributions via legacy funds and committed donations
– Organize a yearly major “-athon” fundraiser
– Procure gym advertisers and manage the renewal of these advertisers
– Manage all general school-wide fundraisers
– Establish alumni relationship and donor programs

• Drive Social Media presence and content as well as promote HCS through local media

• Oversee the planning and coordination of our Back-to-School BBQ and other family events throughout the year

• Promote HCS through frequent open-house showcases

• Plan, shape, and implement ad-hoc projects from the office of Head of School

We are looking for someone with the following Qualifications & Skills:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), Google Drive, Zoom, Social Media platforms, etc.
• Previous leadership experience in a similar role is preferred
• Strong communicator with warm, friendly, creative and enthusiastic personality
• Excellent understanding of graphic and artistic design, Adobe products, etc. is an asset
• Excellent communication, critical thinking, and organizational skills; with a strong attention to detail
• Must be able to work in a team and independently
• Flexible and supportive attitude towards innovation and change
• Ability to manage, change and adapt to varied workloads
• Ability to be discreet and handle confidential information sensitively
• Proactive, systems thinking, relationship and solution oriented

What we offer:
• Competitive wage
• 3 weeks annual vacation
• Benefits of:
✓ Life Insurance & Dependent Life Insurance
✓ Long Term Disability
✓ Extended Health and Benefits
✓ Health Spending Account
✓ Employee and Family Support Program
✓ RRSP Match program

Please apply online HCS Development Manager or by copying and pasting the following link in your browser https://forms.kccnet.ca/view.php?id=521852

Applications will remain open until filled.