Job Posting 100523

Manager of Business and Fund Development
Catholic Family Services Toronto
Toronto Metro area
Toronto, ON
closed 9 days ago (Thu, 4 Apr)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $65,795 to $88,054

Catholic Family Services of Toronto (CFST) is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to deliver quality services that strengthen family life, and individual health and well-being. For 101 years, CFST has been helping individuals, couples, and families in the Toronto area, from all religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, to deal with a variety of life transitions and challenges, develop their full potential and move towards a more positive future.



Catholic Family Services of Toronto is currently seeking a contract full-time Manager of Business and Fund Development. This is a hybrid position – a percentage of the work schedule is eligible to be completed remotely at a home office.


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager of Business and Fund Development is responsible for the development, implementation, management, and evaluation of an annual Fund Development Plan. This includes developing prospects and generating financial support through cash and in-kind sponsorships from key individual donors, community, corporate, government, grassroots fundraising, and online campaigns. 


The Manager of Business and Fund Development also leads all Marketing, Social Media, Public Relations and community engagement initiatives intended to build public awareness and revenue generation. This position has no direct reports.



Fundraising and Business Development

  • Develops and implements a full range of fund development strategies to meet fundraising goals
  • Develops Major Gifts and Planned Giving programs
  • Creates and executes a strategy to sustain a base of annual individual and corporate donors
  • Develops and implements innovative and strategic communication and solicitation strategies to build donor loyalty, improve retention and increase the size of the supporter base
  • Responsible for the development and management of a fundraising database and ensuring the timelydistribution of tax receipts
  • Identifies new potential income streams and produces strategies to access the funds
  • Integrates digital fundraising into communications efforts
  • Develops fundraising materials including proposals, grant applications, presentation decks, reports, acknowledgements, and donor reports
  • Prepares regular reports on progress, budgets and expenditures related to fundraising and management of fund development activities
  • Develops staff, Board, and volunteer training tools and processes as they relate to fundraising events
  • Organizes special events and attends regular networking opportunities to raise the profile of the organization and to provide donor recognition
  • Serve as a spokesperson for presentations/events requiring a public presence

Marketing and Communications Planning and Development

  • Develops and implements a full range of marketing and communications strategies in consultation with the Executive Director
  • Develops and implements the Agency social media strategy
  • Tracks key sector trends and competitive messages to influence the content creation strategy for the Agency
  • Champions the development of social media and online reputation management standards, policies and rules of engagement
  • Responsible for increasing awareness of the Agency and engagement rates


  •  Performs other duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a related field.
  • CFRE accreditation is preferred.
  • 5+ years of professional experience including fundraising, business development, corporate sponsorships, and proven experience in managing all aspects of fund development.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining professional, productive working relationships with Board members, donors, staff, volunteers, and community stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated success in communications/marketing, social media, public relations, and advertising.
  • Strong experience with information systems (donor databases, CRM systems).
  • Knowledge of legislation surrounding charities and charitable giving.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build and maintain positive working relationships and contribute to a collaborative environment.
  • Able to be a self-starter demonstrating excellent organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with the non-profit, social services agency structure and Government/Foundation grant proposal writing.
  • Familiarity with Catholic values and the Catholic community in the GTA.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft office suite of products.
  • Valid criminal reference check with vulnerable sector screening.


Location: 1155 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1W2

Hours: 35 hours per week, occasional weekends and evenings may be required

Annual Salary Range: $65,795 to $88,054 (from 2024 salary grid – same range as HR/Finance manager)


Candidates are invited to indicate their interest in this position by sending their resume and cover letter to HesikaK by April 4, 2024.


Catholic Family Services of Toronto delivers high quality professional services and is committed to hiring staff and volunteers from diverse backgrounds without discrimination because of race, ancestry, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status or disability.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Catholic Family Services of Toronto. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

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