Job Posting – Fund Development Coordinator

Job Position:   FUND DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR

Terms:                         35 hours / week

Rate of Pay:                $22.00 / hour

Position to start:       A.S.A.P.

Languages:                 English, French

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, Agapè Centre is looking for a Fund Development Coordinator to create, implement and oversee all fundraising and public education efforts.  The successful candidate shall coordinate and promote all necessary components of various fundraising events.  We are looking for a passionate and driven individual that will raise awareness and champion the mission of the Agapè Centre with community businesses, organizations and general public.

Responsibilities

  • In addition to the Executive Director, act as a spokesperson for the organization for the purpose of fundraising events
  • Represent the organization at community activities to enhance the organization’s community profile
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and Management Team to create an annual fundraising development plan with a goal of increasing revenues to support the strategic direction of the Agapè Centre. Draft plan to be completed by January 31 of each year – for approval by the Board of Directors before year end for the upcoming fiscal year
  • Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals according to the yearly plan are being achieved
  • Monitor trends in the community or region and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary
  • Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure strategic plans and critical fundraising processes are carried out in a timely manner.
  • Help develop and oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising events as specified in the fund development plan to generate funds for the organization
  • In collaboration with the Management Team, identify and develop corporate, community and individual prospects for the organization’s fundraising priorities
  • Develop a comprehensive communication plan to promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness of the activities of the organization
  • Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts
  • Prepare quarterly newsletter targeted to donors and volunteers and post on website and social media
  • In collaboration with the Management Team, build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization
  • Manage Agapè’s social media accounts and website, and provide content for public information displays

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of experience in fundraising
  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attentive to details
  • Team player and supportive of employees and volunteers
  • Able to work independently and to problem-solve
  • Proficient in both official languages
  • Flexibility to attend evening and weekend events
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Programs
  • Have a valid driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle

Interested candidates are to forward their resume and cover letter to Johanne Couture, Executive Director for the Agape Centre electronically at: jcouture@agapecentre.ca or by mail at 40 Fifth Street West, Cornwall Ontario, K6J 2T4.

DEADLINE for applications:  Tuesday April 10, 2018, 2018 at Noon

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