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Job Number:  41637
Fundraising and Communications Coordinator
Job Posted: Monday, 5 February 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 23 February 2018
(86 days ago)
Wyndham House
Region: Southern Ontario Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Guelph Salary: 38500 - 42500

18 month Contract

Wyndham House has been providing critical housing and educational supports to at-risk & homeless youth in Guelph Wellington for over 40 years.

Wyndham House is seeking to hire an experienced fundraising development and communications professional to support the organization’s long and short term strategic fund development goals. The successful candidate will work with the agency’s Executive Director and the Fundraising Committee, to advance the profile of Wyndham House to respective donors, sponsors, prospects, foundations and other stakeholders to inspire ongoing commitment Full time position:  40 hours/week


Major Responsibilities:

  • Achieve annual fundraising goal by implementing fund development and solicitation strategies, including annual giving program
  • Maintain program for donor recognition & stewardship
  • Maintain records of solicitation activities and database management
  • Develop and implement compelling proposals to prospective donors and foundations
  • Support Fundraising Committee volunteers & Board Members in cultivating & soliciting gifts
  • Seek out new fundraising event opportunities and support third party events
  • Maintain a high level of communication and customer service to sponsors, donors, volunteers and be responsive to inquiries
  • Write and/or edit fundraising materials, thank you letters and tax receipts
  • Develop & monitor fund raising policies and ensure compliance with CRA regulations
  • Provide planning, management and support for special events, including obtaining corporate sponsorships and recruiting event volunteers
  • Create original content for social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook and monitor activity
  • Oversee and update website content regularly
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director




Experience and Knowledge:

  • 3+ years working experience  with demonstrated skills in fund development and event planning
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Experience with Income Manager database is a definite asset
  • Strong familiarity with the Guelph Wellington community is required



  • Post secondary degree in a related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CFRE designation an asset


Interpersonal Skills and Competencies:

  • Superior written and oral communication skills including presentations
  • Creative, self-starter who is highly organized and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent public relations, social media and networking skills


Working Conditions:

  • 6 month probationary period
  • Work independently with an ability to take initiative to independently problem solve
  • Flexibility to attend evening and weekend events is required
  • Works with confidential information and data
  • Successful completion of a detailed criminal background check and annual renewal check 
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is required to be able to fulfill the responsibilities of this position, including minimum $2 million automobile insurance policy with particular regard to public liability and property damage
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Wyndham House
www:   www.wyndhamhouse.org

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