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Job Number:  39457
Senior Development Officer
Job Posted: Friday, 3 November 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 1 December 2017
(53 days ago)
Let's Talk Science
Region: Calgary area, East Coast (St John's area), London area Type: Full time
Location: Let's Talk Science Office Salary: (not entered)

Are you a natural relationship builder? 

Would you like to work for a company that supports a family friendly work environment?

Do you like to know that your work will make a difference to children and youth?


If so, we invite you to submit your application to join Let’s Talk Science – Canada’s leading national, charitable organization that engages youth in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) –

and become the newest member of our growing team.


Senior Development Officer


We have an immediate opening for a Senior Development Officer working out of any one of our three LTS offices: Calgary, Alberta; London, Ontario; St. John’s, Newfoundland.


Within a matrix operating structure, the Senior Development Officer is responsible for fund development to support the mission of LTS.  Reporting to the Senior Director, Development, this position will be accountable for the development of prospects, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, major and planned giving, sponsorship and strategic planning to ensure success.  Working collaboratively with the Fund Development team, the incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal skills to creatively and persuasively build relationships and secure donations to support strategic organizational fundraising goals.  The Senior Development Officer will also lead the process for development of customized proposals including budgets, donor and sponsor agreements, correspondence, recognition and stewardship reports as per LTS guidelines.



  • Fundraising experience and demonstrated track record of achievement, most particularly related to major gift fundraising
  • Completion of post-secondary education
  • Experience using Raiser’s Edge database
  • Graduate of a fundraising program or working towards Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation an asset
  • Flexibility to work outside regular hours and use personal vehicle
  • Willingness to travel regionally and nationally as appropriate
  • Bilingual (English French) an asset


This is a full-time 3 year renewable contract, which includes benefits and is located in any one of our three LTS offices:  Calgary, Alberta; London, Ontario; St. John’s, Newfoundland.


A full position description can be downloaded from our website at: http://www.letstalkscience.ca/About-Us/Careers

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter quoting “Senior Development Officer” as outlined in the "Contact Details Section".

Let’s Talk Science is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. If you have a disability that requires accommodation to assist you with any aspect of the hiring process, please contact the Coordinator, Human Resources listed above. Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Heather Small
Let's Talk Science
1510 Woodcock Street, Unit 12
N6H 5S1
London, ON, N6H 5S1

Tel: 519-474-4081
Fax: 519-474-4085
E-mail: (please submit all documents in one pdf file)
www:   www.letstalkscience.ca/About-Us/Careers

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