Employment - Development Officer - Events and Sponsorship

Development Officer - Events and Sponsorship

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Temporary



CBU invites applications for the Development Officer, Events and Sponsorship. This is a full-time limited term position until approximately July 2026.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and executing CBU’s sponsorship program, in addition to the coordination and execution of fundraising initiatives and stewardship/cultivation events of the development department. The successful candidate will also be instrumental in the success of the evolving sponsorship/partnership initiatives on and off campus and specialty events in the Development office.

Keys to this role will be opportunities to develop new signature events and inspire the community in 3rd party fundraising events. This role will support a variety of identified high priorities and critical special projects within the development department and across campus with a particular focus on donor engagement, sponsorship fulfillment and activation.

Some qualifications of this role but not limited to are:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Public Relations, or related field. An acceptable combination of education and experience may also be considered.
  • Demonstrated experience in people leadership considered a strong asset.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in fundraising, sponsorship, donor stewardship, or event planning.
  • Three to five years experience in event execution and management.
  • Knowledge of fund development software will be considered an asset.
How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Applications for the successful candidate will include:

  • a cover letter describing the expertise of the applicant
  • a complete resume
  • a list of at least three references.

Applications must be received by July 5, 2024.

Click here to view more information and to apply.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (study permit, open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
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Cape Breton University
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Experience Required
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To be Determined
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Posted on
June 11th 2024
August 4th 2024