Senior Director, Major Gifts & Stewardship.

The Royal Conservatory is seeking a skilled and experienced philanthropy professional to join the Development team s Senior Director, Major Gifts and Stewardship.  The individual will be an accomplished fundraiser with an entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to explore new horizons of opportunity while achieving personal and corporate goals and targets.
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Position is Filled for this Role

Who Are We

The Royal Conservatory is one of the largest and most respected music education institutions in the world. The RCM’s history of excellence spans 135 years, and its more than five million alumni have enjoyed the many benefits of music study and carried them into subsequent careers in a wide range of fields, including medicine, business, politics, education, law and justice, science, and sports. Illustrious alumni who have gone on to international acclaim include Glenn Gould, Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, David Foster, k.d. lang, Sir Roger Norrington, John Vickers, Shania Twain, and many others.

Developing Human Potential One Note at a Time
The mission of The Royal Conservatory – to develop human potential through leadership in music and the arts – is based on the conviction that the arts are humanity’s greatest means to achieve personal growth and social cohesion. Advancing the transformative effect that music and the arts have on society lies at the heart of everything The Royal Conservatory does.


Senior Director, Major Gifts and Stewardship

An accomplished fundraiser, you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to explore new horizons of opportunity while achieving personal and corporate goals and targets. Energized by developing authentic donor relationships, you are growth-minded and able to drive success in an integrated advancement environment. A strategist, you will be responsible for managing and overseeing the development, delivery, and implementation of strategic and comprehensive major gift and stewardship plans.

Listening and asking meaningful questions, you are solutions focused, flexible, and patient, helping donors achieve their philanthropic goals and The Royal Conservatory its revenue targets. A strong communicator, you convey information and opportunities in a meaningful and transparent way, helping volunteers and donors understand how their gifts of time and money help The Royal Conservatory achieve its mission.

As a leader, you build trust and engender confidence in your team, supporting their professional development. Always a learner, you demonstrate a willingness to share sector trends and best practices with those you lead and the broader Development team.

Why You?

Key Responsibilities

Revenue Generation

Portfolio Initiatives

Management and Administration

Competencies & Qualifications

Experience and Education


Working Environment