About the Role
The Director of Philanthropy will work in partnership to assist in the further development and full implementation of the fund development plan for Headwater Learning Foundation, Calgary Academy and Headwater Learning Solutions. This individual will oversee the organizations’ fundraising efforts in the areas of major gifts and planned giving. The fund development team exists for the mutual benefit of all three organizations and their stakeholders. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong leadership in establishing and developing long-term philanthropic relationships with high-capacity prospects and donors while leading a team of fundraisers. The Director of Philanthropy will work independently and collaboratively with all departments in building out operational successions. This individual is a self-starter who will balance their time between contributing to fundraising strategy, identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of prospects and donors and coaching a high-performing team. The Director of Philanthropy will develop and implement strategies that promote long-term sustainable growth and deepen the organizations’ relationships with donors.