Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta – Director, Fund Development

Are you a development professional interested in youth education and providing young people with the confidence and knowledge needed to succeed in life? Are you interested in taking your Development career to the next level? JA Southern Alberta is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to help lead our fund development program as Director, Fund Development.

Be part of a global organization that makes a lasting impact on the local community.

JA Southern Alberta has strong individual giving and corporate giving programs and we are looking for someone to take this stable $2M per year organization to the next level.

Reporting to the President & CEO and supervising a Fund Development Coordinator and Manager, the role of the Director is to oversee, execute and monitor a variety of fund development programs that support the growth objectives and funding priorities of JA Southern Alberta. You will be responsible for achieving these objectives by leading and cultivating relationships with corporations, foundations and individuals. You will also be responsible for donor research, proposal development, grant writing and donor stewardship. Oversight of database management and reporting and special events, including the Alberta Business Hall of Fame, round out your portfolio. Your ability to work in a face-paced, team environment, managing multiple stakeholders will ensure your success in this role.

The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years of experience, be goal-oriented, self-motivated and have excellent communication and computer skills. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and work experience are required. CFRE is an asset. Interested candidates should forward a resume and cover letter in confidence by Thursday, March 31, 2022 to:

Melissa From
President and CEO


A full role description is available upon request.

We thank all applicants in advance but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.

JA Southern Alberta is a not-for-profit charitable organization with a mission to inspire and educate young people to experience free enterprise, understand business and economics and develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills. JA Southern Alberta has developed an outstanding reputation with donors, volunteers and the educational system. The strength of these relationships permits JA to deliver business and finance programs to nearly 50,000 Grade 4-12 students this year engaging volunteers from the corporate sector.

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