Job Posting 69201

Senior Director, Capital Campaign
Sun Youth
Montreal Metro area
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 9 Apr)
full time - term / contract


Sun Youth works with individuals and families in need from the Greater Montreal area by providing a range of emergency services to ensure basic needs and to preserve people’s integrity, by contributing actively to crime prevention and by promoting physical, social and intellectual development of people through education, sports and recreation.

In a nutshell, Sun Youth is a second home for thousands of people. The problem is we don’t have a suitable place of our own where we can continue caring and sharing—under one roof. Since we lost our home in November 2018, Sun Youth’s vital operations have been scattered in different locations throughout the city.

Thus, we decided to take the future of the organization into our own hands and work towards getting a place of our own that would suit the growing needs of the community.

We have a goal of raising $20 million in our first-ever capital campaign to cover the cost of the building that will house all of Sun Youth’s programs under one roof. We have found the perfect spot where there is ample space available and waiting to be transformed into a place of caring and sharing. To realize our vision, Sun Youth need the help of a seasoned fundraising professional to lead its campaign during a 3 years contract.



We are looking for someone to manage and structure the capital campaign who:

  • Enjoys collaborating with various stakeholders in the organization and with volunteers on the Cabinet and the Honorary Committee;
  • Shows extensive experience in capital campaigns ;
  • Is detail-oriented and enjoys working collaboratively;
  • Has experience and values that are consistent with Sun Youth


  • Who will take charge of managing the capital campaign, including strategy, creation of committees, pipelines, prospect tracking, task assignment and campaign budget;
  • Who will support campaign leadership in terms of meeting, follow-up, solicitation and drive the campaign work forward;
  • Who will ensure the strategies and operation remains efficient to meet the objectives;
  • Who will be working in collaboration with Sun Youth staff, the Honorary Committee, the Cabinet and its Chairperson and the Consultants;
  • Who will conduct donor research and develop cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans.


  • Provide regular reports and advancement status to every stakeholder;
  • Develop solicitation and communication materiel to contribute to the success of the solicitations;
  • Assist and solicit contributions to the campaign;
  • Ensure the stewardship and recognition plans are applied in a timely manner.


  • Have studied in philanthropy or a related field (e.g. Certificate in philanthropy at University of Montreal);
  • Have 5 years and more of professional experience in fundraising with a proven track record of success in capital campaigns and securing major and exceptional gifts;
  • Have excellent communication skills, and be fluently bilingual (French/English), both oral and written;
  • Be a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation preferred, AFP membership an asset;
  • Expertise managing donor software.
  • Is flexible and motivated in achieving this success.


  • A job located at 10 minutes from the Parc metro station;
  • Opportunity to work remotely in a pandemic context;
  • A collegial, flexible work environment that respects a work/life balance;
  • A stable, supportive and competent team with a strong commitment to the cause;
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience;
  • Generous benefits package, which includes medical, vacation sick leave, and holidays.

The case created for the precampaign study and the most recent edition of the annual report are available upon request.


Sun Youth and BNP Philanthropic Performance promote diversity and respect for differences. We guarantee a process free from discrimination. 

All information received will be treated confidentially and only those candidates selected will be contacted.

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