Job Posting 101460

Manager of Development (Fundraising)
JIAS Toronto
Toronto Metro area
Greater Toronto Area
closed 9 days ago (Fri, 14 Jun)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $80,000 to $85,000

Manager of Development

JIAS Toronto is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to helping immigrants with resettlement in the Greater Toronto Area. JIAS Toronto assists lawfully admitted immigrants and refugees in meeting basic financial, social, legal, and other requirements of immigration. We work to advance the well-being and social integration of newcomers by providing a full range of outreach, support, counseling, training, and referral resources. 


We are currently looking for a Manager of Development to support the resource department for the Agency.  In this role, you will lead and organize projects and activities related to the annual campaign, major gifts solicitation, planned giving, events and other fundraising and donor stewardship initiatives.  This is a full time 12 month contract position outside of the bargaining unit. 



  • Represent the Agency’s mission, vision and values in the community
  • Manage the Annual Campaign, including corporate partnerships, foundation work, Giving Tuesday and reminders
  • Manage a Major Gifts donor portfolio and contribute to the prospecting and solicitation of Major Gifts and lead stewardship initiatives for Major Gifts donors
  • Launch and manage a Planned Giving Program and a corporate Matching Gifts Program
  • Launch Agency fundraising events, participate in initiatives; lead volunteer committees
  • Develop and analyze reports for the development team, management and the Board of Directors
  • Oversee grant writing initiatives; Gift in Kind donations process and holiday tribute cards
  • Contribute to the Agency’s growing leadership role within the sector, including the development of community and philanthropic relationships
  • Establish relationships and partnerships with other agencies and community stakeholders
  • Participate in the onboarding of direct reports, providing supervision and ongoing support
  • Use a participatory, collaborative approach to ensure staff participation and ownership
  • Participate in Agency administration and governance, committees and working groups
  • Participate in and assist in the administration of third party events as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Degree or diploma in fundraising, communications and/or related experience
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in fundraising
  • Good knowledge of Jewish community is a definite asset
  • Appropriate memberships, as required, in good standing
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of database skills and computer literacy; strong research skills
  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a team player with a proven ability to work well with diverse groups of people including staff and volunteers.

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