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Job Number:  46009
Manager, Fund Development
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 July 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 4 August 2018
(50 days ago)
VON (Victorian Order of Nurses)
Region: Eastern area, Western area, Northern area Type: Full time
Location: (not entered) Salary: 62K - 68K

Requisition Details:

Employment Status: Regular Full-Time
Program Name: Community Support Services
Number of Hours Bi-Weekly: 75
Work Schedule: Days, Evenings when necessary
Travel: Yes
Location:  This position can be based out of any of our offices in Nova Scotia: Halifax, Lunenburg, Liverpool, Yarmouth, Annapolis Valley, Truro, Pictou, Amherst, Antigonish or Sydney


Job Summary:

The Manager, Fund Development leads and implements the core philanthropic programs in keeping with VON Canada’s fund development framework. The Manager develops and builds a prospect pipeline and is responsible for generating philanthropic support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.


  • Develops and executes a diversified annual fundraising program, with an emphasis on mid-level donors and planned giving that will operate in collaboration with the National Office.
  • Builds short-term and long-term goals and objectives for donor retention and acquisition through centralized direct response program.
  • Identifies, qualifies and cultivates prospects and donors.
  • Develops customized solicitations, stewardship and recognition plans for donors and prospects.
  • Solicits donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Uses data management system (Raiser’s Edge) to ensure the accurate and timely recording of data and reporting fund development results.
  • Participates as an active member of the Community Support Services leadership team.
  • Works with staff and Community Corporations to develop long-term fund development plans.
  • Provides local support to the CSS leadership team and Engagement Leads.
  • Liaises with VON Canada Fund Development staff and works in partnership on various projects.
  • Conducts prospect research, proposal writing.
  • Coordinates various donor-related communication vehicles.
  • Provides first point of contact for all donors and prospects.


  • Post-secondary degree in business, public administration or other relevant fields of study.
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation an asset.
  • Minimum five (5) years fundraising management experience is essential.
  • Proven experience managing a prospect pipeline.
  • Experience in planning and executing fund development programs and campaigns in collaboration with staff and volunteers.
  • Proven track record of attracting, retaining and deepening the engagement of donors.
  • Experience working in an organization with both a national and a local dynamic.
  • Experience working in the healthcare and/or community support services sector is an asset.
  • Extensive experience with Blackbaud products is required.
  • Knowledge of fundraising processes, best practices, and current industry trends.
  • Must be fully conversant with CRA requirements as they apply to registered charities.
  • Must be willing and able to travel throughout the sites/region.
How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Diana LeCoure
VON (Victorian Order of Nurses)
7075 Bayers Rd, Suite 100,
Halifax, NS, B3L 2C2

Tel: 9022091214
www:   www.von.ca

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