Job Posting 101366

Senior Manager, Community Partnerships
CMHA Vancouver Fraser
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
110-2425 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC V5T 4L6
closes in 3 days (Fri, 31 May)
full time  •  $81,824 to $117,622 per year

Position Posting


Job Title: Senior Manager, Community Partnerships


Union: Excluded


Classification: Compensation Reference Plan Salary Schedule Range 9 ($81,824 to $117,622 per year)


Reports To: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


FTE: Full Time (35 Hours Per Week), Permanent


Location of Work: CMHA-VF Quebec Street Office


Start Date: ASAP


Apply To: Human Resources (H)




We are transforming mental health and wellness practice for individuals, communities, and organizations through programs and services that are rooted in innovation, inclusion and collaboration. Our core priority is: people first. We are here to help people. Our programs and services are intended to improve people’s lives. It is people – our team members, partners, volunteers and donors – who make that support possible. The guiding principles of our teamwork are: Intersectionality | Access | Leadership | Connections.




Working closely with the CEO, the Community Partnerships portfolio is seen as an opportunity to build program capacity, growth and expansion to reach and help more people and families concerned about, living with, or recovering from mental illness and/or substance concerns. The Senior Manager, Community Partnerships manages the corporate engagement program and third-party events on behalf of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Vancouver-Fraser. This includes operating the full fundraising cycle in this portfolio, from planning to prospect identification, case and campaign development to solicitation, stewardship and evaluation. Fundraising streams in this portfolio include corporate sponsorship, the BMO Vancouver Marathon, and annual golf tournaments, etc.

Community Partnerships is one part of the agency’s diverse fundraising program, therefore the Senior Manager will be working as part of team with both internal team members and external contractors who manage annual campaigns, major gift fundraising and grant writing. In addition, the Senior Manager, Community Partnerships will work closely with team members to support effective communications and volunteer recruitment for relevant events and activities.



Fundraising Activities
• Plan and implement the annual corporate partnership program including:
o Establishing asset valuation for programs and initiatives;
o Developing corporate partnership materials (i.e. case for support);
o Developing and managing relationships with corporate and community partners;
o Working against targets to negotiate and secure corporate and community commitments;
o Ensuring fulfillment of recognition commitments;
• Plan and implement the third-party events program, including:
o Develops and promotes a third party event fundraising toolkit;
o Develops and manages third party campaign fundraising activities on Canada Helps and EventBrite platforms;
• Identifies community and corporate groups as potential third-party event organizers;
• Develops and sustains relationships with third party event organizers (i.e. Drop the Puck);
• Manage relationships with third party event organizers;
• Manage the promotion of third-party events to support registration and participant recruitment;
• Manage support for participant or peer-to-peer fundraising including developing and implementing incentive programs;
• Manages relationships with corporate partners and community event partners;
• Promotes fundraising amongst registrants for BMO Vancouver-Marathon; and
• Develops and distributes fundraising communications to registrants. Budget Management
• Works closely with the CEO to contribute to the annual departmental budget; and
• Develops and manages the budgets for third party events and corporate partnership program including both revenue projections, actuals, and expenses.


• Prepare reports for community partners and/or funders;
• Ensure fundraising activities and related data are updated in Salesforce;
• Uphold ethical fundraising and sponsorship standards and financial reporting practices; and
• Other related duties as assigned.

• Attends department meetings, monthly staff meetings, committee meetings and others as required;
• Submits regular activity reports, timesheets, expense forms, etc. as required;
• Reinforces and models work-related behavior and interpersonal skills;
• Completes First Aid, Non-Violent Intervention Training, Suicide Awareness Training or any other training as deemed appropriate by the employer;
• Represents the agency in a professional manner; and
• Other related duties as appropriate and required.



• Minimum 3 years’ experience in fundraising and/or corporate partnership development;
• Demonstrated ability to design and implement partnership initiatives with measurable success;
• Minimum 2 years supervisory experience;
• Certificate in fundraising from a recognized post-secondary education institution, or an equivalent combination of education and experience an asset;
• Demonstrated experience in managing and growing stakeholder relationships; and
• Working knowledge of fundraising software platforms including Salesforce, Canada Helps, Donor Drive etc. preferred. Demonstrable personal competence in the areas of:
• Creativity / Innovation: Developing new and unique ways to improve the Philanthropy functions of the organization and to create new opportunities.
• Ethical Insight: Understanding of ethical behaviour and business practices, ensuring own behaviour and the behaviour of others are consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization.
• Building Relationships: Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
• Effective Communication: Speaks, listens and writes in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
• Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
• Leadership: Positively influences others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
• Decision Making: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
• Organization: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, and monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
• Planning: Determines strategies to move the organization forward within the Resource Development area, setting goals, creating and implementing actions plans, and evaluating the process and results.
• Problem Solving: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gathers and processes relevant information, generates possible solutions, and makes recommendations and/or resolve the problems.

Additional Requirements
• Possession of a valid BC class V driver’s license.




CMHA-VF is committed to employment equity and prioritizes the hiring of individuals from underrepresented groups including trans and gender diverse persons, Indigenous/Two-Spirit people, people of color and people with disabilities.

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