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Job Number:  57949
Fund Development Manager
Job Posted: Monday, 30 September 2019
Closing Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
(in 7 days)
Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area
Region: Edmonton area Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: $72,000-$78,000

The key responsibilities of this position will include:


  • Overseeing the fund development strategies to generate revenue to support the overall operation of the agency.
  • Leading the overall planning and coordination of grant acquisition for the agency.
  • Driving the grant and proposal process, including collection and analysis of relevant information from BGCBigs departments to form the basis of proposals, grant applications, and donor stewardship reports ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Creating and maintaining up-to-date data, documents, reports, correspondence and schedules to support grant administration, data retrieval and reporting.
  • Overseeing the planning and execution of fund raising events and campaigns to promote monetary giving.
  • Working closely with the communications department to ensure the right mix of communication mediums are being used when planning fund raising events.
  • Delivering dynamic and engaging presentations to a variety of groups to share the message of giving in the agency with the intention of engaging businesses, partners and citizens to support our agency.
  • Stewarding agency partnerships that support and provide funds to the agency including grantors, partners and corporations.
  • Managing a small team of fund development direct reports and the projects and events within their portfolios.
  • Supervise direct reports by providing regular and appropriate direction, as well as guidance and coaching in relation to the goal achievement and performance.
  • Researching and developing new fund raising opportunities that are innovative and future oriented.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Master’s degree in a related field (Business, Human Services, Communications) with a focus in the area(s) of fund raising and/or project manager. An undergraduate degree will be considered supported with considerable experience in the field.
  • 7 years or more of previous experience in a managerial role supporting direct reports and project based work
  • Previous experience in a role involving fund raising activities as well as knowledge around the funding needs of non-profit organizations.
  • Excellent written communication and editing skills; demonstrated ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Experience in prospect research techniques, proposal writing and reporting.
  • Ability to understand and interpret budgets and financial reports.
  • Ability to plan and make decisions in a timely, organized and appropriate manner.
  • A proactive approach to known opportunities and the ability and desire to identify new opportunities for funding.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • Ability to speak publicly, whether directly or indirectly to an audience.
  • Ability to prioritize and project manage with a variety of stakeholders
  • Technical skills; solid knowledge base of information management systems and databases and proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs.
  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work Monday to Friday including flexibility to attend weekend and evening events.
  • A clear Security Clearance Check and Child Welfare Record Check no more than 6 months old are conditions of hire.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
How to Apply
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Interested applicants are asked to apply by October 31, 2019; however, the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
* While this is currently a maternity leave position the possibility of further extension is possible.

Please forward your resume quoting the competition number listed to:

Attention: Human Resources
E-mail to
Contact Details
Kim Collister
Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area
9425 109A Ave
Edmonton, AB, T5H 1G1

Tel: (780)822-2542

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