Job Posting 100080

Peer to Peer & Third Party Events Officer (Fund Development/Sponsorship)
Diabetes Canada
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area
1300-522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
closed 13 days ago (Thu, 4 Apr)
full time

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes.

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes!

Role Overview

The Peer to Peer (P2P) and Third Party (3P) Events Officer plays an important role in elevating Diabetes Canada events and partnerships by developing strategies for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of new corporate supporters, committees for P2P events and 3P events.

The Officer will also work closely with other members of the Community Fundraising and Event team and National Corporate Partnerships team to build relationships and ensure strong, consistent stewardship of our donors and corporate partners. 


1300 - 522 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. A flexible work agreement policy in place allowing employees to work on a hybrid schedule, working remotely, and with the expectation of attending in person events when needed. 

This role includes, but not limited to:

  • Identifies, develops and cultivates relationships to help sustain and grow the P2P event portfolio, including solicitation for employee engagement initiatives, team recruitment, sponsorship and identification of new third party events.
  • Recruits volunteers and supports P2P event committees.
  • Works in partnership with the Director of P2P and 3P Events, Officers of Signature and Special Events, and National Corporate Partnerships team to identify and maximize corporate support and engagement.
  • Works in tandem to provide the Coordinator, P2P and 3P Events to ensure all sponsorship deliverables are met.
  • Develops compelling proposals and presentations for corporate prospects that align with the Diabetes Canada business plan and market trends.
  • Manages a pipeline of qualified prospects and coordinate pipelines with other fundraising activities.
  • Recruits new special event opportunities and works with the Manager of P2P and 3P Events to grow the portfolio
  • Works cross-functionally with other team members to identify sponsors for events
  • Conducts prospect research to identify new contacts, companies, and growth opportunities.
  • Facilitates a moves management approach to corporate constituents tracking data within the organization’s CRM system.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • 3 - 5 years of proven fundraising experience in a high relationship-based environment
  • University or College degree in Fundraising, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent experience
  • Some flexibility to travel and to attend evening and weekend events
  • Experience recruiting and supporting volunteer committees
  • Non-profit experience in a health charity an asset
  • Confident, friendly, professional, and comfortable with cold calling
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft office
  • Experience with CRM an asset
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines with advanced organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a tight timeline and prioritize in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Position demands the ability to positively interact internally as a team member, as well as externally with donors, volunteers and event participants

Why Join Diabetes Canada

  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized, and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment and a commitment to building a healthy and engaged work culture.
  • Flexible work agreement policy in place allows employees to work regularly remote and/or hybrid schedule.
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive group benefits plan, includes health/dental, life insurance, disability coverage, Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and company-match Pension/RRSP.
  • Most group benefits start on Day 1 when you join Diabetes Canada (health and dental coverage, life insurance and EFAP).
  • Generous paid time-off benefits include additional paid holidays beyond the recognized provincial statutory holidays, and an end-of-year holiday office closure.

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.

Diabetes Canada welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.  We value a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. 

We are committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process.  If you require accommodation, please advise us during the recruitment process.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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