Fundraising Coordinator

Job Duties

Coordinate fundraising and stewardship activities

  • contribute to annual fundraising plan
  • develop and implement content calendar for all fundraising campaigns and stewardship activities
  • assist with event management and community outreach activities
  • explore options to promote planned giving and third-party fundraising
  • represent RVWS at community events
  • enhance stewardship and donor recognition activities
  • coordinate website design update

Coordinate communications

  • develop and coordinate the production of website content, newsletters, direct mail, e-news, press releases and related correspondence
  • manage social media content and posts
  • respond to inquiries from donors, potential supporters and media
  • contribute to grant applications
  • develop case for support, new donor welcome package and other fundraising resources
  • coordinate mailings

Manage eTapestry donor database

  • receive and process donations
  • prepare and distribute receipts and thank you letters
  • run queries, exports and reports
  • conduct donor and campaign analyses
  • segment donor lists

Eligibility

This job is made possible under the Canada Summer Jobs program. To be eligible under the program, applicants must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment*; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

Qualifications

  • enrollment in a post-secondary institution in fundraising, advertising, marketing, communications, public relations, business or related programs; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • previous fundraising experience an asset
  • excellent, proven verbal and written communications skills
  • exceptional planning, organizing, time management and problem-solving skills
  • strong interpersonal skills and ability to motivate others
  • strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office software
  • proficiency in eTapestry and WordPress an asset
  • reliable transportation to our facility in North Gower (there is no public transit); limited on-site accommodations are available

Term and Compensation

This is a 37 hr/wk position for up to 16 weeks. Wages are $15.00/hr. Some shift work, weekends and evenings are required. There is a limited number of shared accommodations available for out-of-town applicants.

Application Instructions

To apply, send your resume, cover letter (including your availability and eligibility under the Canada Summer Jobs program), and two written references by email to info @ rideauwildlife.org. Only complete applications will be accepted. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.