Fund Development Officer
Permanent Full time (40 hours/week)
Reporting to the Director of Development & Special Projects, the Fund Development Officer is responsible for implementing best practices and driving development relations efforts including major gifts, special events, donor cultivation and solicitation, foundation and corporate relations. Our Fund Development team is small but mighty.
The Fund Development Officer brings a breadth of skills and knowledge to the team, is a can-do, go-getter who would like to move up in their fund development career. The goal is to advance the organization’s position with relevant stakeholders, as well as to drive a broader profile for the organization.
We are looking for an individual who shares McMan’s core values of Respect, Trust, Empathy, Genuineness and Commitment.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years related experience, a proven track record of raising funds from a variety of sources; including major gifts from individuals, foundations, corporations and government organizations. Required competencies for this role include;
- Demonstrated results in soliciting corporate sponsorship and philanthropic fundraising.
- Demonstrated expertise in prospect identification and research, event fundraising, board relations, donor cultivation and stewardship.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Strategic leadership
- Understanding of Canada Revenue Agency guidelines for tax receipting of charitable gifts
- High level written, oral and presentation skills
- Ability to connect with a variety of audiences
- Innovation, creativity and problem solving abilities
- Familiarity with donor tracking systems
McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association of Calgary & Area is a responsive and innovative organization making a difference in the lives of more than 2600 vulnerable children, youth and families annually.
We support children, youth and families with complex needs that can include mental health issues, addictions, homelessness, poverty and disability by providing them with the services and supports they need to thrive. As a fundamental practice across all McMan services, we work with individuals to help them maintain and grow relationships that can extend beyond our professional support – lifelong connections that can help people sustain and build on, their strengths and new skills.
When applying for any job most people want to know what a company can offer them. With McMan, it’s a solid blend of an extensive benefit plan, generous time off allowances, and the opportunity to contribute to the community at large. Access is provided to benefits within the first month of employment, with a plan that includes vision, dental and prescription drug coverage, and an Employee Assistance Program. A 100% employer contribution pension plan is also provided after 6 months of employment. With three weeks of vacation, a flexible schedule, and access to 12 personal days off per year, the organization encourages a work/life balance.
If you feel you have the skills, background and the desire to work in an extremely rewarding and challenging environment, apply now. If you’re looking to make a difference, make it with McMan.
Salary Range: Please submit salary expectations with your cover letter and resume
Closing Date: Until suitable candidate is found
Please submit resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org