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Job Number:  39969
Chief Development Officer
Job Posted: Thursday, 23 November 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 22 January 2018
(30 days ago)
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

Accountability, Collaboration, Justice, Respect and Trust.


The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society (GVFB) was set up as temporary relief to the hunger crisis in 1982 and has grown significantly in the last three decades. Today the GVFB provides assistance to over 27000 people weekly. 22% of the GVFB members are children, 22% are seniors. The needs of the community are met through multiple distribution locations, community kitchens, training workshops and partnerships with more than 80 community agencies located in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and North Vancouver.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and serving as a member of the Executive Team, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) will expertly guide strategy development, implementation and evaluation of all development programs and department activities including major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, corporate and foundation donations, grant solicitation, communications and social media, event management, donor recognition and stewardship for the GVFB. The CDO will be hands-on in developing and nurturing donor relationships, as well as relationships with board members, volunteers and an array of interested stakeholders, in support of the organizations vision, mission, values, brand and food philosophy.


The ideal candidate is a dynamic and creative professional fundraiser and communicator, with a passion for cultivating and developing meaningful relationships. Accustomed to working with a team and communicating with a Board of Directors, you have a solid record of achieving ambitious fundraising targets for a regional or national organization. Thoughtful and innovative, the Chief Development Officer is thoroughly committed to and passionate about food justice and food security.

How to Apply:
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This is an outstanding opportunity to take your corporate experience and translate it into making a difference for some of the most vulnerable in our communities. If this is the right time for you to join a best-in-class organization such as this, please send your resume to Allison Rzen and George Madden at www.pfmsearch.com.
Contact Details:
PFM Executive Search
510 - 999 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC, V6C 2W2

Tel: 604-689-9970
Fax: 604-689-9943
www:   www.pfmsearch.com

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