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Job Number:  41056
Fund Development Coordinator
Job Posted: Friday, 12 January 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 4 February 2018
(74 days ago)
Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $50,000 / year

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada (PHA Canada) is seeking an innovative, results-oriented fundraising professional for the full-time position of Fund Development Coordinator. The ideal candidate will possess enthusiasm for our mission, exceptional interpersonal skills, and the ability to take initiative, solve problems, and manage competing priorities. As PHA Canada embarks on its 10th anniversary year, this position offers an energetic self-starter the opportunity to help propel a growing and dynamic community-based health organization into its next decade.


Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a serious and progressive disease affecting the arteries of the lungs that can lead to right-heart failure. PHA Canada exists to empower the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, advocacy, awareness, and research. Working with and on behalf of the PH community, we aim to support all Canadians affected by PH and to increase the visibility of this rare, potentially fatal lung disease. Established in 2008, PHA Canada is a federally registered charity accredited through the Imagine Canada Standards Program. For more information, please visit www.phacanada.ca.


Working under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Fund Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the development and implementation of short and long term fundraising strategies that will cultivate a culture of philanthropy in support of our mission. This includes outreach to current and prospective donors/supporters, donor recognition and stewardship, proposal writing, and the development of fundraising collateral/resources.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Works collaboratively with the Executive Director and other staff to develop an annual work plan to execute strategic priorities established by the Board of Directors
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of PHAC’s fund development plans, including annual and monthly giving, direct appeal, third party and peer-to-peer fundraising, corporate partnerships/sponsorships, planned giving, grant writing, events, etc.
  • Conducts new donor prospect research; cultivates and solicits new individual, corporate, and foundation supporters; solicits event and program sponsors
  • Writes fundraising communications such as funding appeals and proposals, donor correspondence, briefing notes, stewardship reports, policies and procedures, etc.
  • Collaborates with the Communications and Engagement Coordinator on the development of outreach, promotional, and fundraising materials; expands support for PHAC programs through community engagement, media outreach, and partnership development
  • Collaborates with the Administrative Coordinator to ensure effective donor recognition and the maintenance of an accurate and robust donor contact management system
  • Assists with administrative tasks (i.e. volunteer recognition, distributing materials) as required


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree or diploma in fund development/fundraising, communications, PR/marketing, or a related field, plus a minimum of two years relevant work experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience); professional fundraising designation preferred
  • Demonstrated success developing and executing cultivation, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship strategies; experience coordinating campaigns and special events
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluency in French is an asset
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship management skills; proven track record building constructive relationships with diverse populations
  • Excellent research and analysis skills; ability to contribute to strategic planning and provide insights into philanthropic trends and opportunities
  • Knowledge of corporate sponsorship, media relations, and non-profit marketing best practices
  • Experience in project management, volunteer management, and event planning
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an aptitude for database management; experience with @Ease content management system is an asset
  • Strong time management and organizational skills; self-reliant and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to occasionally travel across Canada to attend events, meetings, etc.


Compensation & Hours:

The starting salary for this full-time position (40 hours per week) is $50,000 per year. A flexible work schedule will be permitted; some travel and weekend/evening hours may be required. Additional health benefits are currently under negotiation.

How to Apply:
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Interested candidates are invited to submit a one-page cover letter and current resume by email. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. We thank all candidates for their interest, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Interviews will be scheduled during the week of February 5th. Anticipated start date is February 19th. Position will be located in Vancouver, BC.

PHA Canada is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from members of visible and invisible minority communities are encouraged. Special consideration will be given to applications received from self-identified persons with disabilities.
Contact Details:
Jamie Myrah
Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada
750 West Broadway
Suite 917
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1H8

Tel: 604-682-1036
www:   www.phacanada.ca

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