Senior Fundraising and Development Coordinator

Date Posted: Aug 08, 2019
Application Deadline: Aug 26, 2019

Salary Range: Other
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: Heritage
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

Toronto Ward Museum Inc.

The Toronto Ward Museum is a registered charity whose mission is to engage the public in connecting Toronto’s migration stories of the past to current day struggles in order to envision and shape a more just future for migrants. Focusing on personal narratives, the museum works to build bridges between individuals, communities and generations by reflecting on the factors that have motivated migration to Toronto while recognizing how the lived experiences of migrants have and continue to shape Toronto. Further, the museum hopes to inspire critical reflection and conversation around migration, citizenship and belonging in an age defined by global migration.



Job Description

The Toronto Ward Museum (TMW) is a registered charity at the beginning stages of what we hope will become a permanent and dynamic Toronto institution.  Building on three years of impactful programming, our medium term strategic plan is focused on achieving a sustainable revenue stream through fundraising, social enterprise, partnership development and innovation.

TWM’s mission is to engage the public in connecting Toronto’s migration stories of the past to current day struggles in order to envision and shape a more just future for migrants. Focusing on personal narratives, the museum works to build bridges between individuals, communities and generations by reflecting on the factors that have motivated migration to Toronto while recognizing how the lived experiences of migrants have and continue to shape Toronto. Further, the museum hopes to inspire critical reflection and conversation around migration, citizenship and belonging in an age defined by global migration.

In support of the museum’s mission, we are looking to hire a Senior Fundraising and Development Coordinator to work on contract, 40 hours a week, under the direction of the Executive Director. 

The expected start date for the position is September 2019.

Key Responsibilities 
Key responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Develop a fundraising strategy for the organisation.
  • Develop a business plan, which will include a feasibility study for a social enterprise.
  • Access and achieve fundraising targets as outlined in the organisation’s strategic plan.
  • Manage and secure corporate sponsorship for the organisation and its existing programs.
  • Implement best practices in peer-to-peer fundraising, increasing participation and revenue.
  • Identify new development opportunities and new prospects for the organisation.
  • Implementing an effective donor stewardship and recognition plan for the organisation.
  • Execute stewardship and recognition activities. 


Requirements:

We are looking for a results driven individual who is self-motivated, well organized and comfortable working remotely. Ability to work collaboratively in a team is a must, and experience with non-profit organisations is a valuable asset. Other assets for the position include:
  • University or College degree combined with at least 5 years of experience in fundraising and business development, in particular social enterprises.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. An ideal candidate is someone who can quickly build rapport while sharing one’s passion for TWM’s vision and mission.
  • Highly organized, able to multi-task and meet deadlines. 
  • Effective and efficient at handling competing priorities.
  • High level of responsiveness, creativity, engagement, negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Strong customer service, problem solving and planning skills are required.
  • Ability to develop cooperative working relationships and work both in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and Google Docs.
  • Flexibility to attend evening and weekend events, when required.
  • Accustom to working remotely.


Additional Info:

The Toronto Ward Museum is committed to community leadership, meaningful diversity and work by and for historically underrepresented groups. We will prioritize applications from those who identify as Indigenous, newcomers, immigrants, refugees, Black, People of Color, persons with disabilities, women, queer, trans or non-binary persons or any combination of these intersections. We encourage you to self identify in your application.

This project has been made possible by the Government of Canada
 

How to Apply:

If you’d like to be considered for the position, please forward a cover letter, a copy of your CV, and 2 references to hr@wardmuseum.ca no later than August 26, 2019.

Please indicate the name of the position in the subject line. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
 

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