Manager, Leadership Giving, Canadian Cancer Society


This position is responsible for building a sustainable major and planned gifts program throughout Fraser Valley and Interior Communities, raising funds to support vital mission priorities of the Canadian Cancer Society, BC/Yukon.


This position is responsible for developing and managing all activities related to the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major ($10K+) and planned gifts in Fraser Valley & Interior area communities. This includes growing a portfolio of key accounts, identifying prospects, and implementing strategies to engage and secure commitments from major and planned gift donors. The Manager, Leadership Giving actively contributes to the Society’s Leadership Giving department, which raises in the range of $8 to $10 Million annually. This position will also work closely with donors, volunteer leaders, VP, Revenue Development, Annual Community Managers, and the Leadership Giving Team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 5 to 8 years of experience and demonstrated success developing and growing major and planned giving fundraising results.
  • Strong track record of securing individual major gifts in a complex not-for-profit organization.
  • Solid understanding Planned Giving vehicles such as bequests, charitable remainder trusts, donor-advised funds, life insurance, annuities, gifts of stock, etc. 

For more information, to receive the full position prospectus, or to apply in confidence please contact:

Gérard Consulting – Fundraising Talent Management
Phil Gérard, President

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.

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