Teach For Canada is looking for a dynamic, hard-working, team-oriented changemaker to support our fundraising and donor stewardship efforts.
Job term: Full-time, permanent
Start date: June 2017 (negotiable)
Location: Toronto, Ontario with occasional travel
Closing date: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
Application method: Cover letter and resume at www.teachforcanada.ca/careers
The Development Manager will report to the Director of Development and will support our fundraising and donor stewardship efforts. Specific responsibilities include:
- Manage and grow our corporate and individual donor portfolios, including strategic planning, engaging with potential donors, proposal writing, designing and implementing seasonal giving campaigns, and managing related administrative tasks
- Prepare impactful written materials for our donor stewardship program including quarterly program updates, gift acknowledgement, and donor stories
- Design, manage, and implement an annual fundraising event for 100+ donors including securing speakers, entertainment, guests, venues, volunteers and materials and producing detailed event-related project management plans
- Support the Development department’s 20-person volunteer network including managing communication, creating an outreach toolkit, and evaluating engagement
- Assist in other elements of fundraising as needed including additional proposal writing, relationship building, and prospect research
- Support the Development department’s weekly, quarterly, and annual planning and review processes to improve fundraising, stewardship, and data management
- You are a builder. Identifying fundraising leads for corporations, individuals, and others excites you. You are able and excited to track leads and cultivate relationships.
- You are tenacious. You grab hold of an idea and refuse to let it go until you’ve succeeded. You get things done.
- You communicate clearly and professionally. You write well and speak authentically. You speak with confidence.
- You are a relationship‐builder. You build relationships with ease, you engage others around you, and you are a natural storyteller.
- You see the bigger picture. You have a deep appreciation and respect for the history, culture, and autonomy of Indigenous communities in Canada.
- You have moral imagination. You have the humility to see the world as it is, and the audacity to imagine the world as it could be.
Please upload a resume and cover letter, including initial thoughts on how to approach your role, at www.teachforcanada.ca/careers by Wednesday, April 26th, 2017.
Teach For Canada is an equal opportunity employer. As an organization that works with Indigenous communities, we value Indigenous perspectives in the workplace and encourage Indigenous candidates to apply.