The Apra Canada website is available for all managers and employers within the fields of Prospect Research, Advancement Research, and Development Research to advertise current employment opportunities.

To post a position, please send the listing to Apra Canada's Communications Team. Job postings are free of charge.

Postings will be screened to ensure that they are relevant to our membership of fundraising research professionals. Jobs that meet this criteria might be positions in prospect research, prospect management, data science, data management, or other professional fundraising and research opportunities.

Submitted postings must also include a salary range for the position.

Senior Research Strategist, Prospect Research - University of Calgary

Reporting directly to the Manager, Prospect Research, this position is responsible for managing strategic information that will assist development and senior staff with the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift & high level donors (>$25,000 with focus on $1M+). The Senior Research Strategist will manage all efforts to build a pipeline of qualified donors in support of key institutional initiatives. The qualified candidate should have knowledge of a wide range of electronic and print resources and must be highly proficient in the use of sophisticated searching techniques and analysis of financial and other information.

Senior Development Officer, Prairie Provinces - Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo

The Senior Development Officer, Prairie Provinces will be responsible for managing key relationships with a focus on raising major gifts to support the conservation mandate of the Wilder Institute. As a member of the national Development team for the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo (WI/CZ), the Senior Development professional with a proven track record of identifying, prioritizing, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift prospects to support the institution’s fundraising priorities, is committed to managing relationships with donors and partners by adopting a philosophy of donor-centric fundraising.

Prospect Researcher - World Vision (Full-time Temporary)

The Prospect Researcher is responsible for major gifts prospecting and research, database management, and pipeline development, including moves management, financial reporting, and analysis. This individual will ensure that all WVC Philanthropy fundraising teams are equipped with robust pipelines of well-researched Major Gifts, Corporate and Foundations prospects. Additionally, the Prospect Researcher will provide donor management support for Middle Donors and Church Engagement. Together with the Product Manager, Campaign Manager, and Director, Philanthropy Engagement, they will build and maintain a strong moves management system that continuously moves donors through the stages of the donor cycle while continuously conducting internal and external research to identify and allocate new HNW individuals, corporations, foundations and planned giving prospects to the Philanthropy teams’ pipelines. They will also provide strategic direction on the structure of CRM ensuring they are meeting the unique needs of all Philanthropy teams to create a best-practice customer service model.

Community Engagement Co-ordinator - The Bishop Strachan School

The Community Engagement Co-ordinator will help support, and deliver community building programs that connect diverse communities and encourage meaningful dialogue. The Co-ordinator will work closely with departments across the whole school by organizing and executing event activities adhering to school policies and procedures. The Co-ordinator will be the first point of contact for the Parent Association, Alumnae Association and other Advancement community building events and groups arriving at BSS. The Co-ordinator will meet, organize and direct all community members in a warm, friendly, professional manner, to ensure that all needs are appropriately handled and to reinforce the school as a welcoming and inclusive environment for all.

Officer, Prospect Research - Campfire Circle

Campfire Circle is currently seeking an Officer, Prospect Research to join our Donor Experience & Analytics Team. Reporting to the Associate Director, Donor Experience & Analytics, the Officer, Prospect Research is a hands-on and participative member of the Development team, providing critical research and prospect management support for Campfire Circle’s fundraising program. The ideal candidate for this role is an individual who is curious, organized and highly attentive to detail. You will work collaboratively with team members across the Development Department so you will possess strong teamwork and communication skills.

Director of Development - Pride Toronto

The Director of Development holds a crucial role in strategically creating and executing a comprehensive annual and multi-year development plan. This plan will encompass various essential elements, such as major gifts, annual giving and membership, corporate sponsorships, foundation and government grants, in-kind support, planned giving, and events fundraising. Additionally, the incumbent will develop effective strategies to nurture and sustain long-term donor relationships, while also focusing on donor cultivation and stewardship. The ideal candidate will lead a dedicated team and collaborate closely with them to achieve ambitious annual fundraising targets for Pride Toronto. This role demands a strong sense of responsibility and a keen ability to drive results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. The Director of Development will play a key part in the organization’s continued success, and their efforts will significantly impact the achievement of Pride Toronto’s mission and goals.

Associate, Strategic Giving and Donor Stewardship - The National Ballet of Canada

With a passionate commitment to excellence, The National Ballet of Canada is among the finest dance companies in the world and has been recognized as one of Canada’s top employers. The company raises over $13 million annually towards Artistic Director Hope Muir’s bold vision for artistic excellence, new production, international touring, and education while also building one of the largest dance endowments in North America.  At the heart of this growth is our generous community of donors and a dedicated staff and volunteer team. 

Campaign Director, Major Gifts - UHN Foundation

As a part of University Health Network (UHN), UHN Foundation acknowledges Canada’s history. To help combat persistent injustices, racism, and complex inequities within our society, we are committed to evolving our approach to interacting with their communities. UHNF supports the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s calls to action and is fundraising for UHN’s Indigenous Health Program. Establishing meaningful partnerships is one way UHNF is engaging their donors, friends, and partners to contribute to reconciliation and build capacity with Indigenous communities.

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