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Fund Development Officer

Company: The Bridge Youth & Family Services
Date Posted: March 19, 2018

Fund Development Officer 

Competition Number: 1B05-2018-12 


Temporary 1 year with the possibility of extension 

Full time - 37.5 hours per week 


Annual Salary range of $60,000 – $70,000, depending on experience 

Health and Wellness Benefits 


1. Education and experience 

Undergraduate degree/diploma in fund-development, marketing, sales or a related discipline (CFRE designation preferred). 

• Minimum 5 years successful experience in a fund development capacity, or equivalent experience in marketing & sales. 

• Experience working with fundraising volunteers and/or Board Members for a fundraising organization and/or combination of not-for-profit revenue generating experience. 

• Sound knowledge of principles and practices of fundraising techniques and CRA guidelines. 

• Proven track record in marketing & sales and/or attaining funding for various non-profit/community based programs through various grants and proposals, special events, fundraising campaigns, donor prospecting, philanthropic campaigning, corporate solicitation, and major gifts. 

• Experience in working with projects, programs and initiatives that improve health outcomes and quality of life through service delivery, programming, knowledge sharing, capacity building, self-empowerment, networking, advocacy, and fund development. 

• Experience in developing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating large scale event-based fundraising activities and campaigns. 

• Experience with building, supporting, and managing strategic collaborative partnerships. 

• An understanding of the local philanthropic community is an asset. 

2. Job skills and abilities 

Skilled in developing and initiating new fundraising, programming and service delivery ideas in partnership with ethnically, and economically diverse individuals, institutions and groups. 

• Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral skills including public speaking/presentations and representing an agency with professionalism. 

• The ability to manage priorities, multi-task simultaneous priorities, work independently with tight timelines, maintain confidentiality, and deal effectively with changing deadlines. 

• The ability to work well both independently and in a team environment. 

• Strong computer skills including all Microsoft Office programs, granting/donor databases, customer relationship management systems, and digital communications - such as social media, and web content management. 

• Proven experience utilizing one or more donor database management tools and/or online fund processing systems. 

• Must be able to work evenings and weekends when required in a variety of social and physical settings along with travel and offsite work. 


Closing date: March 26, 2018 4:00 pm 

Submit resume to: 

Please reference Competition # 1B05-2018-12 

The Bridge Youth & Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.