College Sector: Leadership and Fundraising
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EDT
Facilitator: Jill Birch, Principal and National Capability Lead – Market Development, Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions
It can be one of the most daunting, yet crucial roles for fundraisers: how to enroll, engage and sustain Presidential staying power throughout a fundraising campaign and/or long-term fundraising efforts. This webinar will discuss strategies to develop executive engagement along with key areas fundraisers should concentrate upon in light of the “time-poor” Chief Executive Officer.
CCAE Members: $200.00 plus GST/HST
Non-members: $400.00 plus GST/HST
Payment for one registration in the Webinar is valid for all advancement staff at a single institution.
Jill Birch, M.A., C.A.E.
Principal and National Capability Lead – Market Development Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions
Jill is responsible for driving market awareness and client development for the Knightsbridge’s Leadership Solution Practice. Previously, she worked at Sheridan College in Oakville, where she was Vice President, Business Development. In that role, Jill was responsible for a $40 million business unit that included fundraising, alumni, partnerships, government relations, marketing communications, corporate training, continuing education and applied research. Jill was responsible for closing two of Sheridan College’s most successful fundraising campaigns and for securing support for Sheridan’s new $65 million campus location in Mississauga.
Prior to joining Sheridan, Jill was Associate Director, In-Company Development, International Training and Partnerships for the Schulich School of Business at York University where she was responsible for building Schulich’s leadership practice. She has worked with a wide variety of clients in high-tech, health, energy, public sector, manufacturing and telecommunications.
Jill has also held VP level roles in some of Canada’s top trade associations including the Canadian Marketing Association, Retail Council of Canada and the Canadian Association of Broadcasters.
Jill received her M.A. from the University of Toronto where she researched how Chief Executive Officers learn to lead and learn to learn. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate with Griffith University, Australia where she is researching how leadership development programs may be enhanced in their content and form. Jill is a frequent speaker on leadership and management development, fundraising strategy, sponsorship and marketing communications.