Leader, Fundraising

Location: York Region, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-28-2018
We are proud to be partnering with our client, a non-profit organization that helps to rebuild families has retained The Talent Company to assist in recruiting for a Fundraising Leader. The opportunity will be based in York Region.
The Manager of Fund Development is responsible for managing the overall fund development plan with the support of the fund development team, overall marketing and communications strategies, volunteer coordination program as well as the day-to-day administrative operations.
  • Manages Fund Development team functions ensuring consistent implementation of policies, procedures, and legislation, as well as developing new or revised policies that align with the organization
  • Develops and implements the organization’s fund development plan which consists of fundraising, fund development, marketing and communications strategies
  • Manages and oversees the production of promotional material, publications, newsletters and educational materials for the organization ensuring accurate and timely delivery of publications
  • Manages the production of the annual report and ensures the provision of information and materials
  • Manages and monitors all fund development activities and develops, recommends and implements fund development policies and procedures that align with the organization’s goals and objectives
  • Plans, develops, implements and evaluates all aspects of fund development including, but not limited to direct mail, telemarketing, awards, third-party events, foundation requests, government requests, special events, major gifts, sponsorships, bequests and other fund development initiatives
  • Researches funding sources to support the organization’s goals and objectives identifies new funders, educates/engages potential donors and tracks donor solicitations/relationships
  • Manages administrative functions related to fund development including the development and maintenance of the revenue source database, volunteer/donor profiles, mailing lists, records, and statistics, as well as ensures adherence to ethical and legal requirements
  • Maintains a high level of professional expertise, awareness of fund development trends and requirements, and contacts within York Region
  • Manages the organization’s website and other social media, ensuring up-to-date/accurate information relating to the organization, as well as ensures the website is effective for fund development initiatives
  • Develops, recommends and provides leadership for capital campaigns
  • Develops, recommends and implements donor recognition programs in order to increase donor loyalty and contribution
  • Prepares special project/government funding applications
  • Manages, coordinates, plans, monitors and evaluates all aspects of events including sponsorship, promotion, logistics and event volunteers
  • Represents the organization at community events and public speaking engagements making presentations on various communication topics to internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaises with and provides staff support to the Community Awareness Committee of the board and board members
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of new fund developments including legislative/ethical practices pertaining to fundraising and requirements of the funders (United Way, Trillium, etc)
  • Manages the corporate giving program and major gifts donors
  • Develops a comprehensive marketing and communication plan
  • Post Secondary degree (i.e. Business Administration, Marketing, Communications) and a minimum of five years management related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience managing a fundraising function and team
  • Sound knowledge of abuse and family violence  especially in relation to current and developing practices, needs and legislation
  • Experience in non-profit organizations
  • In-depth knowledge of fund development, marketing, public/education relations resource development and communications programs and strategies
For more information about this opportunity and our client, please contact Melissa Palleschi at melissa.palleschi@thetalent.co. If this opportunity is not right for you, we are always grateful for referrals.
About The Talent Company

The Talent Company is an HR Solutions Firm. We work closely with our clients to FIND, KEEP, REWARD and TRANSITION their talent. We act as a trusted search partner for leading organizations providing customized and timely recruitment services.  For a list of our current opportunities, click here.
this job portal is powered by CATS