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Job Number:  40217
Fund Development Manager
Job Posted: Monday, 4 December 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 18 December 2017
(65 days ago)
Parkinson Association of Alberta
Region: Calgary area Type: Full time
Location: Calgary Salary: (not entered)


 Fund Development Manager


Parkinson Association of Alberta (PAA) is the voice of Albertans and their families living with Parkinson disease.  Our purpose is to ease the burden through advocacy, education, client services and find a cure through research.


Reporting to the CEO, the primary responsibility of the Fund Development Manager is to ensure the continued success and growth of Parkinson Association of Alberta’s Fund Development Program.  The Fund Development Manager will oversee the development, management and cultivation of activities regarding the association’s local & provincial events, donor stewardship, volunteer recruitment and prospect management and related relationship development.              




Write and implement an effective Fund Development Plan to meet the mission and priorities of the organization. Develop strategies for individual giving (annual renewal campaign, special events), corporate sponsorship, workplace giving, foundation giving, major gifts and capital funding

  • Develop and oversee the provincial Fund Development budget
  • Work with the CEO to identify, cultivate and steward individual donors, corporate sponsors, foundations, and Fund Development volunteers
  • Create consistent and effective materials (case story, brochures, press releases, website, etc.) to communicate Parkinson Association of Alberta mission and impact to various constituencies
  • Work in collaboration with the Marketing & Communications Coordinator to design, develop, manage and implement communications with current and potential donors
  • Provide support to the CEO and Board of Directors Fund Development Committee
  • Facilitate Fund Development meetings and provide direct supervision to the Fund Development team
  • Oversee development and management of donor management database ie Artez/Frontstream



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, non-profit leadership, or a related field, and 5 or more years experience in Fund Development
  • Strong knowledge of broad-based fundraising campaigns including: major gifts, direct mail, planned gifts, special events, corporate and foundation gifts
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, and ability to build a positive team environment
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and implementing innovative and successful Fund Development strategies
  • Proven success in solicitations of individual gifts of $1,000 and above
  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant applications
  • Knowledge and experience with fundraising database applications
  • Commitment to the mission and goals of Parkinson Association of Alberta  


  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer
  • Budget management skills
  • Ability to manage and oversee staff
  • Effective time management and organizational skills, with ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team and independently

This position requires access to a car and a valid driver’s license and a criminal records search check is a condition of employment.




Parkinson Association of Alberta offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.    


Please forward your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to one of the following:




Fax:      403-243-8283


Mail:    Parkinson Association of Alberta

             102, 5636 Burbank Cres SE

             Calgary, AB  T2H 1Z6


Attn: Maria Iandolo, Executive Assistant


This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been found.


Parkinson Association of Alberta is an equal opportunity employer. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




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Fax: 403-243-8283

Mail: Parkinson Alberta Society
Attn: Maria Iandolo
102, 5636 Burback Cres SE
Calgary, AB T2H 1Z6
Contact Details:
Maria Iandolo
Parkinson Association of Alberta
102, 5636 Burbank Cres SE
Calgary, AB, T2H 1Z6
www:   www.parkinsonalberta.ca/job_opportunities

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