Job Posting 101937

Director of Philanthropy
Chez Doris
Montreal Metro area
1445 Lambert Closse Street, Montreal
closes in 2 days (Fri, 19 Jul)
full time  •  Starting at $100,000


Joining Chez Doris is first and foremost a matter of the heart. Because while the organization offers meals, clothing, financial management support, medical services, a night shelter, and housing solutions, it is first and foremost an invitation to support and empower every woman in a precarious situation to realize her full potential! By joining Chez Doris, you’ll be part of a team committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment, where every woman can find help and comfort without judgment. Chez Doris is constantly expanding, with many exciting projects in the pipeline, and we need passionate people like you to help us continue to make a difference.


The future Director of Philanthropy is known for her inspirational leadership, initiativecreativity and ability to deal with change. She is also an ethicalautonomous individual with excellent judgmentmaturity and rigor. In addition, she is results-oriented, has strong organizational skills and manages priorities effectively. Finally, she stands out for her listeningcollaboration and interpersonal skills.


1430 Lambert Closse Street, Montreal (near Atwater metro station)

Telecommuting/hybrid work

Chez Doris allows you to work remotely on an occasional basis, while placing great emphasis on face-to-face co-development and team-building opportunities.


Working closely with the Executive Director, the Director of Philanthropy’s main responsibility is to increase the Foundation’s various sources of funding by developing income streams from institutions, various financial partners, and individuals. She formulates strategies and action plans for all fundraising activities, such as major campaigns and corporate and planned donations, in collaboration with her entire team. She is an influential player in order to develop her network in the sector.

Your future role:

  • Lead and inspire the team to achieve philanthropic goals;
  • Determine performance objectives for annual activities and ensure their development;
  • Identify prospects to target in various fundraising programs and develop communication strategies;
  • Develop and implement major campaigns;
  • Represent Chez Doris in the media and participate in various events;
  • Supervise and collaborate on fundraising activities (writing, solicitation, representation);
  • Maintain and respect agreements with partners;
  • Continuously review and improve processes;
  • Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and ethical standards regarding donations;
  • Conduct strategic philanthropic intelligence to identify partnership opportunities;
  • Cultivate a motivating and caring work environment;
  • Act as a mentor for philanthropy team members;
  • Develop a cross-functional vision of individual giving that optimizes results;
  • Participate actively in the management committee.

You shall have:

  • An undergraduate university degree in a field relevant to the position (any combination of education and relevant experience will be considered);
  • At least five (5) years’ relevant experience and in-depth knowledge of philanthropy;
  • Significant experience in major campaign management and pledge tracking;
  • Comfortable using a database (Raiser’s Edge, an asset);
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both official languages, fluent in English.

In a context of:

  • A caring and respectful work environment;
  • A full-time position (40 hours) with flexible hours;
  • A competitive starting salary of $100,000 per year;
  • A comprehensive and generous benefits package, including:
    • 10 days of reimbursable personal leave
    • Complimentary lunch and personal hygiene products
    • Employer RRSP contribution
    • Paid insurance premiums

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