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Fund Development Manager (Half-Time Contract)

Company: Bethany Manor
Date Posted: October 26, 2017

Who We Are:

  • Saskatoon Mennonite Care Services Inc. owns and operates Bethany Manor, a thriving community for nearly 400, age fifty-five plus, residents.
  • Our Mission: Providing residents with safe, affordable housing and an enriched quality of life through programs and services.
  • Our Values: Safety, Relationship, Stewardship, Quality of Life.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies to ensure successful identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations, service organizations and charitable foundations
  • Generate revenue through managing the following programs:  annual gifts, major gifts, planned gifts, corporate gifts and sponsorship, and grant writing
  • Plan, develop and implement successful fundraising campaigns and related activities
  • Coordinate internal and external communications and marketing strategies to support fund development initiatives and programs
  • Manage a timely and appropriate donor recognition process
  • Develop and oversee the donor and volunteer database, and ensure donor information privacy and confidentiality
  • Oversee fundraising administrative tasks and ensure donor records are well managed
  • Manage and attend donor events
  • Work in collaboration with the management team to develop annual work plans and budgets to ensure annual targets are met
  • Provide regular Board fund development education, motivation and support
  • Prepare timely reports and presentations as required
  • Develop and maintain a volunteer base to support fund development activities and programs
  • Ensure compliance with CRA and other applicable regulations and guidelines
  • Ensure all fund development work meets professional and ethical fundraising standards
  • Understanding and supportive of the Anabaptist faith

Education & Experience:

  • Post secondary education in public relations, communications, marketing, non-profit studies or a related field
  • Three to five years progressively responsible experience in a fundraising environment including developing, implementing and managing fundraising programs
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal relations, communications and supervisory/leadership skills
  • High degree of integrity and work ethic
  • Tact, diplomacy and confidentiality
  • Proven success leading fundraising efforts to achieve objectives
  • Solid understanding of fund development, strategies and systems
  • Strong awareness and understanding of charitable legislation, regulations and accepted practices
  • Experience with grant and proposal writing
  • Experience working directly with boards and awareness of non-profit management principles, governance, programming, finance and administration

The Fund Development Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Please send cover letter, resume and expected remuneration to or mail to Bethany Manor, Attention: Executive Director, 110 La Ronge Road, Saskatoon SK  S7K 7H8. 

Application deadline is November 26, 2017.

We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.