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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    This is a once in a life time opportunity to leverage an established brand with an exceptional service record and elevate its philanthropic impact to new heights Family Services of Greater Vancouver currently provides services across the local communities of Vancouver Richmond Burnaby New Westminster and Surrey with some specific initiatives having provincial and national scope The agency operates with a budget of 24 million and 475 staff Our website www fsgv ca provides a more detailed overview of our impact As an employee of the Family Services Foundation you will have the opportunity to work in an environment where staff self describe the agency as caring compassionate open minded accepting hopeful welcoming and highly impactful Building on an existing platform of a modest donor base and a signature event the Director will have the mandate and opportunity to take charge of Family Services philanthropy efforts and utilize fundraising best practices to achieve or exceed our fundraising objectives As the ideal candidate you bring Extensive knowledge of fund raising practices charitable tax receipting and relevant CRA regulations A proven track record in establishing and executing fundraising plans encompassing such initiatives as corporate sponsorships major gifts endowments direct mail donor and sponsor recognition stewardship programs planned giving and digital media strategies A passion for people and particularly love the process of identifying cultivating and stewarding donor relationships A strong connection to the local philanthropic community A proficiency with Raiser s Edge or other fundraising database system A state of Zen with your effective project management skills A big part of this role is bouncing between projects and shifting gears regularly A strong ability to multi task and work under competing priorities and deadlines while staying calm and focused is a must Discretion and sensitivity We are a social service agency dealing

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1479 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    best quality for our donors and therefore the women and children the YWCA serves Help us make a difference Voted as one of the best companies to work for in BC YWCA Metro Vancouver is a diverse non profit that supports women s equality through a range of integrated services Skilled at meeting employee and client needs YWCA Metro Vancouver treats employees with respect and is committed to offering initiatives compensation and benefits that retain employees and help them achieve work life balance Status Term Full time 35 hours week Term One year maternity leave Location YWCA Program Centre 535 Hornby Street Vancouver Responsibilities Identify research and build relationships with foundation and individual prospects which will result in face to face meetings and solicitation of major gifts Steward and report to current donors in order to renew and upgrade their donations in the future Write compelling funding proposals as well as other departmental communication materials including letters of intent and reports Conduct research for fund development purposes to update information about social issues addressed by YWCA programs Complete solicitations on a timely basis to ensure revenue targets are met Provide excellent donor service and appropriate recognition for donations Participate in and support donor events Required Skills Strong relationship building strategy development and proven fundraising skills with 5 years related experience Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to write a variety of documents such as proposals reports and correspondence Knowledge of foundation and individual prospects with proven track record in solicitation of major gifts Experience with prospect research as well as researching social issues Strong organizational and critical thinking skills Strategic proactive work style Ability to work collaboratively with a team Strong Microsoft Word skill Experience with Raiser s Edge would be an advantage Post secondary education We

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1478 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    large scale signature fundraising events in BC Yukon which include a focus on Peer to Peer events as well as targeted community events such as luncheons and galas Reporting to the Director Philanthropy and working closely with other Event Managers across the country the Manager will liaise with internal staff volunteer committees companies and individuals of influence within the community to maximize income and ensure the success of the events portfolio Covering a broad range of duties the Manager will be expected to apply their expertise business planning volunteer management and project management skills to deliver engaging events that meet the national guidelines and standards II Essential Functions The position entails but is not limited to the following general responsibilities Manage all necessary aspects of organizing promoting and delivering signature fundraising events in BC Yukon This includes but is not limited to securing participant recruitment participant coaching event logistics sponsor acquisition and volunteer management Work closely with our marketing team both Divisional and National to ensure execution of targeted event promotion and reporting Ensure event critical paths meet national guidelines and standards and work towards the achievement of agreed targets submit regular reports to deadlines as requested Work closely with the Director Philanthropy to ensure all signature events are aided by effective volunteer fundraising committees act as an ongoing liaison to said committees In conjunction with local volunteer coordinators develop volunteer recruitment requirements and profiles and support training and management of event day and leadership volunteers Working with the Director Philanthropy Manager Major Gifts and Manger Community Giving lead provincial and local event sponsorships Manage divisional print material production using national templates and ensure their distribution in the community to maximize participation sponsorship recognition and volunteer recruitment Conduct annual analysis and evaluation of events to ensure high returns on investment and participation partnerships are maximized and meet established goals Develop a budget and monitor income forecasts in relation to event fundraising activities Play an active part in the Philanthropy team contributing to the ongoing development of the team and an exciting portfolio of events Manage the recognition and stewardship of donors and all gifts received in a timely manner Ensure appropriate administration of donor and event information in the donor database and where appropriate supply reports and analyses to the Director Philanthropy Process expenses and event reports in a timely manner Relationships Develop strong collaborative relationships with stakeholders from all communities and backgrounds internal and external Communicate consistent messages with integrity and secure commitments from different audiences Problem Solving Efficiency Develop clear workable plans and establish key cost effective strategies for achieving day to day goals Diagnose problems provide innovative solutions and make logical timely decisions Work collaboratively with fund development staff members to deliver on team targets and goals Leadership Encourage and develop a climate of learning passion and eagerness to meet organizational goals Shape products initiatives based on donor needs to provide the highest quality and consistency of support Provide leadership to event volunteers and contract staff when

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1477 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    of last year s For the next five years in addition to Annual Fund growth the School has significant capital and endowment goals This past success is expected to be dwarfed by progress in the next five years In order to increase capacity in the office the School requires an experienced fundraiser with background in major gifts and campaigns The role has significant responsibility for planning integrating and executing fundraising across Alumni Annual Fund Capital Gifts and Planned Gifts the successful candidate works directly with the Head of School on major fundraising goals This senior executive position is complex and will be both fulfilling and demanding for the right person St Michaels University School is one of Canada s leading co educational independent day and boarding schools It was recently recognized by the College Board as the top school in Canada for Advanced Placement Equity and Excellence as well as placing among the top 60 schools worldwide Our boarding population is recruited nationally and internationally to form a rich and diverse community Our graduates attend the top universities in the world many of them on scholarships The faculty culture of excellence is supported by healthy professional development resources and a dynamic program of professional growth which has earned them national and international recognition including several Prime Minister s Teaching Awards SMUS is currently implementing a strategic plan built around our vision To learn to lead to serve discovering the promise in our selves and the world This translates into a pervasive culture of fulfillment for students and staff facility renewal redevelopment endowment growth and excellence in our academic and extra curricular programs The work of the Advancement Office takes place in a School and educational context that is exciting busy and positive SMUS is a community of 970 students 720

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1476 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    position does liaise with the media but does not do media interviews Our ideal candidate possesses exceptional writing and editing skills and can create and implement a high volume of work assignments quickly and accurately The conceptual ability to translate the work of the organization and its community impact into creative compelling text that engages a variety of audiences is critical to this position High attention to detail the ability to prioritize assignments and manage multiple diverse and ongoing projects is essential The Communications Officer must exercise sound judgment excellent verbal communication and organization skills and meet competing deadlines on a consistent basis This position works independently and also as part of a team The candidate should possess a strong ability to create and deliver cross channel and platform messaging Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite Microsoft Office Suite Key Note Mail Chimp Google Analytics YouTube Facebook and Twitter is preferred As well this position oversees the maintenance of the Foundation s website through a WordPress CMS The successful candidate will have a degree diploma or certificate in a discipline applicable to the position or an equivalent combination of experience and education and a minimum of three to five years experience

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1475 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    stewarding prospects and donors Responsible for ensuring a targeted number of prospects attend Foundation fundraising events Grants Officer Duties and Responsibilities Plans and develops procedures regarding submitting applications accepting and implementing grant awards and monitoring grant awards Determines grant submission priorities in light of the university s mission strategic plan and office department objectives and determine what impacts successful grant applicants will have on capital and staffing resources Pursues the submission of international national local and private grant applications Works with the Primary Investigator Human Resources Finance and administrative staff to prepare review and process grant applications including review and approval of budgets and staffing needs prior to submission Prepares and assembles supplemental data to support grant applications and awards including the development and maintenance of standard institutional language for applications Tracks and monitors grant applications though the approval process and past the award stage Monitors adherence and compliance to TRU s and granting agency standards and restrictions Works with the Finance Office to set up grant account ledgers and record disbursement of funds Monitors monthly quarterly audits of expenditure reports Conducts as necessary on site inspections of grant project areas Assists staff responsible for grant implementation to prepare accurate required reports e g semi annual annual final and ensures timely submission of these reports Facilitates training programs provide technical assistance and grant guidance as needed Prepares written and oral presentations of grant awards and progress for a variety of audiences at various levels of the organization and external to TRU Participates in professional grant organizations and stays abreast of local national and international educational issues Participates in community organizations to stay informed and to build strategic alliances Creates and maintains a comprehensive set of grant records including declined grant requests in paper and electronic formats Works collaboratively and actively

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1474 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    the Artistic Executive Director and Managing Director to develop short term and long term private sector revenue projections Develop and adhere to annual development plan and timeline including all private sector contributed revenue targets Research and identify prospective supporters Actively solicit funds on behalf of the Society through presentations proposals mailings email campaigns and personal solicitations Manage donor cultivation stewardship recognition and reporting activities Manage the creation of fundraising collateral and tools as needed Working with Annual Giving Coordinator plan and manage donor member sponsor events Supervise departmental personnel Provide support and leadership to the fundraising committee of the Board and collaborate with committee members to develop strategies and achieve annual goals Work with the fundraising committee chair to ensure that fundraising and membership policies for the Society are up to date and effective Networking and advocacy on behalf of the Society Maintain departmental budget developed in collaboration with the Managing Director Ensure the accurate and timely management of constituent and donation records Participate in the development of the Society s annual report overseen by the Communications Manager Represent the Society and participate in Festival events and meetings as necessary Participate in the Society s ongoing strategic planning and budgeting Qualifications 3 years experience in fundraising including solicitation of significant donations Management experience within a not for profit or corporate environment Some familiarity with the performing arts sector Excellent verbal and written skills Strong computer spreadsheet and CRM database skills experience with FileMaker Pro an asset Knowledge of basic accounting Demonstrated leadership organizational and collaborative skills Knowledge of metro Vancouver business and civic community is a plus Familiarity with Canadian and British Columbia public funding is a plus Successful candidates will demonstrate the right combination of professional skills aptitude and hunger for learning You have a professional manner an outgoing

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1472 (2016-02-18)
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  • Career Postings - AFP Vancouver - Association of Fundraising Professionals Vancouver Chapter
    In order to make this project a success a capital campaign will commence in early 2016 Position Summary Reporting to the Executive Director the Capital Campaign Manager will work with the Heart of Hawthorne Foundation Society Board Directors and Leadership Team to successfully develop and oversee a capital campaign to meet project funding goals The Capital Campaign Manager will be led by Hawthorne Seniors Care Community s strategic plan including the Mission Vision and Values of the organization Duties and Responsibilities 1 Responsible for overall campaign management and campaign organization 2 Designs and implements proven strategies for a successful capital campaign including major gift campaign and fundraising activities and events 3 Researches and identifies prospects 4 Develops cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospective and current donors and works with the Executive Director and Board Members in follow through 5 Schedules meetings prepares talking points arranges presentations including those by Board Members Volunteers and Hawthorne Leadership Team Members 6 Oversees acknowledgement of all campaign gifts and pledges and the preparation of pledge payment agreements 7 Writes all campaign correspondence including solicitation proposals meeting requests meeting follow up 8 Maintains a master campaign calendar to maximize cultivation events and keep campaign activity on tract 9 Manage all donor communications newsletters recognition activities annual report updates on web site 10 Organizes and monitors volunteer assignments and follow up assisting in all aspects of volunteer led events 11 Researches and applies for grants as appropriate Required Qualifications Skills and Experience 1 University degree with an emphasis on development marketing communications or the equivalent combination of education and experience 2 Minimum 3 years of progressive fund development experience with a successful record of generating revenue growth implementing fundraising initiatives and working with major gifts 3 Excellent management communication organization planning and problem solving skills 4

    Original URL path: http://afpvancouver.org/Career-Postings/Current-Listings.aspx?CareerPostingID=1471 (2016-02-18)
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