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Planned Giving Manager

  • Posted:Mar 15, 2023
  • Apply by:Apr 25, 2023
  • Job Type
  • Full Time
  • Job Level
  • Other
  • Location
  • Manitoba, MB
  • Impact Area
  • Other
  • Impact Category
  • Other
  • Company Type
  • Other

About this position

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of the country’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a dynamic and outgoing individual who will join our National Development Team as Planned Giving Manager. This full-time position will have the flexibility to be based in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta or British Columbia. Hybrid work status is negotiable.

In this position, you will be responsible for the planned giving program in your assigned region, as well as shared responsibility for the national planned giving program of DUC in collaboration with other Planned Giving Managers, the National Manager of Stewardship, the Development Managers and the Chief Fundraising Officer as well as the volunteer fundraising team.

You will also be responsible for seeking opportunities, developing and implementing initiatives to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward Planned Giving prospects and Feather Society members to ensure a strong base of ongoing financial support.

You are innovative, adaptive, charismatic and enjoy a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

You are an enthusiastic team player who fosters a culture of collaboration and creativity that comes from thinking big and working together.

Your strong leadership skills and ability to engage a wide variety of individuals will be valuable in strengthening our network.

As a goal-oriented and self-motivated individual with a knack for influencing and guiding people, your emotional intelligence and ability to see the big picture will make you a great asset to our team.


• Minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in planned giving fundraising
• Major gift fundraising is also an asset
• Excellent communication and presentation skills
• Must be comfortable with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems and MS Office 365 programs
• Ability to engage prospects in a meaningful way in person and through a virtual environment (online presence, telephone or video call) when travel is not possible
• Must have ability to travel across Western Canada as appropriate
• Superior organizational skills to develop and execute campaigns and activities accurately, professionally and in a timely fashion to support program success
• Ability to foster key relationships, proven success in building and maintaining relationships and demonstrated effectiveness in developing skills of others
• Previous experience working for a conservation or environmental organization would be considered an asset
• Our COVID-19 Vaccination Passport policy has been suspended effective March 1, 2023. However, should the policy be reinstated, all successful candidates will be required to submit proof of vaccination.

The successful candidate will also have an affinity to the outdoors, conservation, and the natural environment. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application and cover letter through our online career center for confidential consideration.

Salary Range: $79,100 - $98,800

Closing Deadline: Tuesday April 25th, 2023 (11:59PM EST)

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