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Job Number:  57564
Corporate and Donor Partnership Lead
Job Posted: Friday, 13 September 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 3 October 2019
(in 14 days)
Boyle Street Community Services
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: $46 359 – $55 540/year

REPORTS TO: Director of Development

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week (note: this position is open for flexible work arrangements, such as job-share)

JOB ID: 19-050BSCS


“Despite great challenges we believe unhealthy cycles can be broken, new opportunities created and, through healing, health restored.” (Boyle Street Values Statement)


Would you like to be a part of an organization that works with some of Edmonton’s most vulnerable populations and counts on the professionalism, expertise, insight, and passion of its staff to develop programs and services for the clients they work with? Join us at Boyle Street Community Services.


“We stand with our clients, side by side, patiently and for as long as they want – a constant and consistent caring force” (Boyle Street Values Statement)


Boyle Street Community Services (BSCS) is a values-driven organization that believes our clients are the experts in their own life. Your job will be to foster innovation with your team alongside our clients.  If your values are aligned with our values and beliefs listed at: https://www.boylestreet.org/mission-history, please consider joining our team.


This position comes with a comprehensive dental, health and drug benefits package, three weeks of annual vacation, and numerous professional development and training opportunities.


Job Purpose:

The Corporate and Donor Partnership Lead plays a key role in establishing transformative partnerships that lead to a city with a deeper connection to and understanding of those Boyle Street serves and builds the long-term sustainability of the organization. Specifically, the successful candidate will take a lead role in helping the organization achieve a number of key strategic plan action items, including increasing unrestricted funds to create greater flexibility for the organization to innovate in service delivery.



  • Build, nurture, and deepen relationships with new and existing donors and corporations, always look for ways to add mutual value;
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with external stakeholders and organizations whose values align strongly with those of BSCS;
  • In partnership with the Ambassador Engagement Coordinator, actively seek to establish meaningful engagement opportunities for new and existing donors and corporate partners (onsite tours, workplace workshops, volunteer opportunities, event participation, etc.);
  • In collaboration with the Development and Communications teams, create purposeful fundraising and awareness campaigns that drive donations and raise the profile of issues impacting those we serve;
  • Become well-versed in educating external partners on issues surrounding poverty and homelessness;
  • Create opportunities for BSCS staff and clients to participate in development activities;
  • Maintain consistent communication with new, existing, and prospective donors;
  • Interact respectfully, cooperatively and effectively with colleagues and clients;
  • Be a consistent advocate for BSCS values and the people we serve;
  • In partnership with BSCS Management, build and coordinate moves management profiles for current and prospective major donors;
  • In collaboration with Accounting department, ensure donation processing and receipting is executed on consistent basis;
  • Remain current in best practices in the fund development field;
  • Record all activities on the donor management software (Donor Perfect Online);
  • Develop and update, as needed, policies for approval (gift acceptance, donor rights, privacy, third-party fundraisers, etc.);
  • Execute ongoing corporate and major donor recognition strategies; and
  • Ensure fundraising compliance is always upheld.


Education: A degree or professional education in a related field would be an asset

Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:

  • Commitment to BSCS values and the principles of social justice;
  • Willingness to priorities the best interest of those we serve over achieving financial goals;
  • Comprehensive understanding of the challenges facing the population served by BSCS;
  • Creative and adaptive thinker;
  • Experience planning and implementing development campaigns;
  • Preference for working in a team environment with shared goals;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experience in the preparation and delivery of presentations and reports;
  • Ease and comfort leading the cultivation of new corporate and major gift partners;
  • Experience with event planning, organization and management;
  • Experience with donor databases an asset;
  • Enjoy a challenging and fast-paced work environment;


  • Minimum of three years of previous work experience;
  • Experience working in the social services and/or donor and corporate relations a definite asset;
  • Criminal Record and Child Intervention Checks (results will be reviewed on a case by case basis)

Interviews will be on October 8-9, 2019.


Please note: this position is open for flexible work arrangements, such as job-sharing. Please indicate your interest in flexible work arrangements in your cover letter.


Boyle Street Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of the communities we serve, and are committed to engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. Boyle Street Community Services welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, differently-abled, and LGBTQ2S communities.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please email your resume and cover letter. Please include 19-050BSCS Corporate and Donor Partnership Lead in the Subject Line of the email. In the cover letter please state how you heard about this position and why you are suitable for the position.
Contact Details
Violet Poon
Edmonton Human Resources Cluster

www:   www.boylestreet.org/

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