Reports to: Regional Director, Ontario
The Development Coordinator (DC) is responsible for the overall fundraising success for the Central region of Ontario: Halton, York, Durham and Peterborough. Working with volunteer committees, the DC will be responsible for the planning, management and execution of fundraising events, including the Gutsy Walk, as well as education symposia in the assigned areas.
The ideal candidate will be based out of the Toronto office, and will be highly motivated to grow the district’s contributions to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada by seizing untapped opportunities in this growing marketplace. The individual will enjoy cultivating relationships through interaction with donors, volunteers, members and corporate prospects. The DC must be a resourceful and strategic thinker, highly organized and energetic with a keen attention to detail. The individual in this role will work on a day-to-day basis with the Regional Director and applicable Chapters on the overall planning and implementation of fundraising, education and awareness activities.
- Provide ongoing stewardship of existing relationships with event sponsors, team captains and VIPs to increase revenue and participation in key fundraising initiatives;
- Identify, cultivate and solicit corporate sponsorships in the assigned regions;
- Create new initiatives/opportunities to raise awareness and dramatically grow revenue;
- Work with volunteers to plan and coordinate all event logistics, and where applicable manage 3rd party vendors;
- Monitor and report event revenue and costs to ensure balanced budgets;
- Negotiate with vendors to optimize best value, including gift in kind donations;
- Develop strategies to increase public awareness and education events within area and liaise with appropriate agencies to maximize opportunities during November Awareness month;
- Build and maintain relationships with research scientists and local health professionals, in consultation with Regional Director;
- Work closely with chapter volunteers and event committees;
- Recruit, motivate, train and support volunteers;
- Other duties as may be assigned.
- Completion of the Fundraising and Volunteer Management Certificate, post-secondary degree and/or equivalent experience;
- 3-5 years of fundraising and/or sales experience, including proven ability to grow and expand donor base;
- Excellent time management skills;
- Strong communication skills (verbal and written), combined with interpersonal skills to successfully work with volunteer committees and key stakeholders;
- Attentive to detail, highly organized and demonstrated capacity to multi-task high priority items;
- Experience managing large and small scale community volunteer driven events;
- Self-motivated, driven and a team player;
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Skype/video chat technology.
- Available to travel within the areas of responsibility, work flexible hours including evenings and the occasional weekends;
- Driver’s license and access to vehicle required for travel;
- Successful completion of criminal and credit background checks.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada provides a competitive salary and benefits program and a rewarding work environment. Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 31, 2018. Please quote "DC-ON Central." in the subject heading in your email reply.
We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Crohn’s and Colitis Canada; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
(CCC) is a volunteer-based charity dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and to improving the lives of children and adults affected by these chronic diseases. As Canada’s leading non-governmental funder of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, to date, has invested over $100 million to foster advances in research, education, awareness and advocacy. By working together we can help advance the understanding of IBD and fund the programs that result in more treatment options and, ultimately cures. Please visit www.crohnsandcolitis.ca
for further information.