Manager: Capital Campaign

Why work with the Ottawa Humane Society?

Are you looking to take the next step in your development career during an exciting time of growth at the Ottawa Humane Society? Do you want to be at the forefront and play an impactful and meaningful role in building a more humane community for people and pets? Then this might be the purrrfect fit for you!

We are currently looking for dynamic and results-oriented Capital Campaign Manager to lead our capital campaign. Reporting directly to the Chief Development Officer, the Capital Campaign Manager will play a pivotal role in leading all aspects of the campaign, from strategic planning to donor engagement and solicitation.

Our ideal candidate must be highly organized, strategic, and independent individual who can lead fundraising efforts, manage donor relationships, and ensure the campaign’s overall success. If you thrive in a busy, collaborative environment then this is a great opportunity for you to come join the OHS team.

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Salary: $60,406 to 62,847 annually


  • Extended Health, Dental, Paramedical and Vision Care coverage
  • Life and Disability Insurance (including paid short term sick leave)
  • Vacation Days, Statutory Holidays
  • Five additional Paid Leave Days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP match
  • Free on-site Parking
  • Veterinary food and other supplies discount
  • Career Development (internships, on-the-job learning, mentorships, internal and external training opportunities) and Paid Continuing Education Opportunities (bursaries, CE allowance, membership dues, tuition reimbursement)


  • Full time position working 37.50 hours per week.
  • May be required to work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays depending on operational needs.

What you bring to the table:

  • Post-secondary school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ progressive experience in capital campaign management
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a fundraising capacity in a not-for-profit organization with a track record of success in securing $10,000+ gifts
  • Minimum 2 years’ management or senior supervisory experience of staff and volunteers
  • High proficiency in Raiser’s Edge/RE NXT or equivalent database and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of fundraising and capital campaigns, individual giving and/or major gifts and the tracking and monitoring of pledges
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Boards, in leadership and leading committees of volunteers
  • Full professional proficiency in spoken and written English is required
  • Knowledge of the local philanthropic community an asset
  • CFRE certification or MNPL degree an asset
  • PMP certification an asset
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset

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The Ottawa Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. We offer accommodation for applicants with disabilities in our recruitment processes. If you are contacted by the OHS regarding a job opportunity, please let us know prior to interview if you require any accommodation.