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Fund Development and Communications Coordinator

(Posted December 11, 2019)

Anticipated start date week of January 20, 2020

Our small national charity is looking for a dynamic new team member ready to jump in and start coordinating our donor outreach and stewardship programs and assist with communications. In this new role, you’ll have a chance to help us develop and execute from the ground up our fundraising plans to help us grow. While you like to write stories about individuals, create e-mail appeals and stewardship reports; you also like to dive into the data to find opportunities. You know what is working on social media and how to drive interest. The ideal candidate can also help with events, corporate partnerships and our general communications.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the coordinator will be responsible for the following:

• Develop and execute fund development plans from annual campaigns to generating monthly and legacy opportunities
• Lead donor correspondence including stewardship pieces
• Identify members of the community to spotlight and develop donor journey stories
• Create content for donor appeals throughout the year, in print and electronic
• Assist with our monthly electronic newsletters and other communication pieces
• Assist with event planning and marketing of CCA National conference
• Seek out, write and coordinate grants opportunities
• Work with the Executive Director to execute corporate partnerships
• Assist with content for CCA’s social media channels
• Other related duties as assigned

Skills & Education

• 1 – 2 years fundraising, marketing or communications experience
• University degree, college diploma and/or post-diploma in fundraising, communications, marketing or public health communications
• Familiarity with developing and posting content for social channels
• Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects
• Strong written and verbal skills in English, French is an asset but not required
• Knowledge of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity a definite asset but not required
• WordPress or web content management experience also an asset
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Experience creating some basic graphic design elements in programs (i.e. Canva, InDesign) an asset

Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary range: $38,000 – $42,000 plus health and dental benefits after probationary period
Some travel may be required and ability to work from home 1-2 days per week
Employees must follow the CCA Success Expectations Statements and confidentiality agreement and eligible to work in Canada.

Three-month probationary period.

Application Deadline: December 24, 2019
Please include a cover letter with resume. Please no phone calls.

Send cover and resume to: – Attn: Melissa Secord, Subject: Fundraising and Communications Coordinator

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