The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Sales and Business Development
$65,984 - $85,775 / year
Competition Number: #248-23.24

Closing Date: April 12, 2024 at 4:00 PM

Development & Donor Relations and the Wallace McCain Institute

The Office of Development Donor Relations (DDR) is a unit within the Advancement portfolio, responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of private donations made to the University of New Brunswick.

UNB's Wallace McCain Institute (WMI) was founded to build & nurture the most inter-connected community of entrepreneurial business leaders in North America for the betterment of themselves, their companies & their region.


Full-time | 2-Year Term | Fredericton | Hybrid (with the possibility of Remote)

UNB is committed to ensuring employees can maintain a healthy work-life balance. As such, we are proud to support a hybrid work approach, which includes flexible hours and work-from-home options.

Standard Work Hours: Mon - Fri | 8:15 am - 4:30 pm | 36.25 hours per week

Additional Working Conditions:

  • Occasional evening and weekend work required for special events.

Salary Range: $65,984 - $85,775 per annum


Reporting to the CEO of WMI & the Executive Director of DDR, the Campaign Manager oversees strategic engagement and campaigns. This position also organizes fundraising and awareness events while building important relationships both internally and externally to the UNB community.

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual donors, foundations, and corporations to support the organization.
  • Leverage research on identified prospects to create strategies to match prospects' interests to the Wallace McCain Institute campaign priorities.
  • Manage volunteer engagement efforts to maximize volunteer experience, including the fundraising campaign cabinet members.
  • Plan and manage special fundraising activities and events.
  • Organize and coordinate events geared to prospective and existing donors and profile the impact of the WMI and the philanthropic support it receives.
  • Represent the WMI in targeted community activities, fostering impactful connections to enhance the organization's outreach.
  • Build collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the WMI campaign cabinet chair and volunteers.
  • Contribute to the development of campaign materials, donor profiles, meeting briefs, and other operational documents.
  • Research, write, edit, and manage the preparation of persuasive and accurate solicitations, proposals, case statements, reports, correspondence, and other development-related communication materials in support of the campaign and fundraising activities.
  • Draft fundraising correspondence, proposals, grant applications, web content, and social media content to communicate the campaign message consistently and engage the community and donors regularly.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A University Degree in a related field.
  • 5 years of experience in fundraising, event management, sales, business development, non-profit management, public relations, marketing, or a related field.

Additional Strengths

  • Experience in volunteer and/or project management is considered a strong asset.
  • Experience in managing events and other complex activities in support of development objectives.
  • Ability to secure major grants and gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources.
  • Ability to plan and implement long- and short-range development initiatives.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with academic leadership, faculty, prospects, donors, and/or volunteers in a wide range of roles.
  • Ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information, and prepare effective, accurate, and timely reports.
  • Strong database management skills.
  • Strong organizational, program planning, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships within a team environment.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively within a diverse community and address a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and to use discretion in interactions with donors, prospects, volunteers, and others.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups.

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University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick employs more than 3,200 full- and part-time staff, including faculty, support staff and students. UNB values people and we have proudly been named as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2024 and one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers for 2023.

UNB is situated on the unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq peoples along the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq river, a region recognized worldwide for its natural beauty. UNB is a comprehensive university with a long history of excellence in teaching and research.

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UNB offers a large variety of benefits for employees, including a full pension, a minimum of three weeks of vacation annually, the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and dental, life, and health insurance.


This position is part of the non-union Administrative, Professional and Technical (APT) group.


The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

We thank all who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.