Tuesday, 10 December 2013
Career Opportunity at Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD)
Position Title: Director of Development
Reporting To: Executive Director and President
Position Status: Full time contract, minimum of one year.
Start Date: Immediately
The Director of Development is responsible for identifying and developing social enterprises and new sources of revenue for the association, and for growing the existing sources of revenue.
Revenue Generation and Management
. Identify potential social enterprise businesses and research their feasibility.
. Develop and implement long-term and short-term strategic plans and business models for social enterprises.
. Develop sponsorship strategies, packages, and targets.
. Develop and implement annual fundraising and marketing strategies.
. Manage other revenue generating partnerships and programs as directed by the Executive Director.
. Support the implementation of appropriate partnerships as directed by the Executive Director.
. Support the development of positive working relationships with community stakeholders, cultural, business, and other relevant partners to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization.
. Support the implementation of the organization's long and short term strategic goals and directions.
. Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization.
. Develop a comprehensive communication plan to promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the organization
. Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts.
. Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities and social enterprise.
. Experience working with all forms of revenue generation in a not-for-profit context, including corporate sponsorships, government, foundation and grants, etc.
. Experience negotiating successful sponsorship packages and agreements.
. Post-secondary degree.
. CFRE certification is an asset.
. Experience with capital campaigns programs an asset.
. Analytical and problem solving skills.
. Ability to communicate in both official languages (English and French) is an asset.
. Knowledge and/or willingness to learn about Deaf culture and our official sign languages (American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des Signes Québécoise (LSQ)) and our community.
. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc), fundraising database and familiarity with Google products considered an asset.
Location: CAD head office in Ottawa, ON.
Application MUST be received by 5 p.m. on Friday December 20, 2013 including a cover letter and resume by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject line MUST include "Director of Development.")
The Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD) appreciates all applications and will reply to those applicants being considered for the position will be contacted.