Job Posting 76184

Development & Marketing Coordinator
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1330 West 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC
closes in 6 days (Fri, 29 Oct)
full time

InspireHealth, a Canadian leader in supportive cancer care, is seeking a full-time Development & Marketing Coordinator to join our Vancouver team. 




InspireHealth is a not-for-profit supportive cancer care organization partially funded by the BC Ministry of Health. Since 1997, we have provided programs and services to enhance quality of life, health and well-being of people living with cancer and their families. Our cancer rehabilitation services support and educate people during and after cancer treatment. We offer practical and personalized exercise therapy, stress management, nutrition and counselling services.




The Development & Marketing Coordinator supports the organization’s fundraising and marketing initiatives. Though based in Vancouver, the role supports the Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna centres and is best suited for an energetic professional who thrives wearing multiple hats, is highly organized, flexible, takes ownership of tasks, and maintains an immaculate attention to detail. The ability to work independently while part of a team and to exercise sound judgement is essential.


We are looking for someone who is excited to develop their understanding of fundraising, marketing and non-profits while contributing to an organization that is improving the lives of cancer patients in British Columbia.




This position reports directly to the Director of Development & Marketing. The Coordinator will contribute directly to the development of the donor relationships by ensuring prompt and accurate processing of gifts and thank-you letters, flagging opportunities or concerns to the relationship manager, and at times dealing directly with the donor to coordinate their gift. As a key member of the Development and Marketing team, the Coordinator will work independently to manage their workload according to priority and will make a positive contribution to the team.




Donor Relations Tasks

  • Process donations and pledges according to organizational and CRA policies and procedures with 100% accuracy. Verify all pertinent information given with the gift and make necessary record changes in the database. Flag any missing information (e.g. reminder notices, naming opportunities, etc.). Generate thank you letters and charitable receipts. File batch information, gift agreements etc.
  • Flag any opportunities to adjust coding structures to meet the information needs of InspireHealth. Collaborate with the Director of Development and Marketing to develop and implement solutions.
  • Develop new queries as requested, working with the requestor to ensure understanding of desired output (e.g. mailing lists, analysis of fundraising results, profile of the database, etc.)
  • Assist with the gift tracking of third-party events, ensuring that receipts are within the CRA guidelines to recognize advantage and donation amounts



  • Balance daily receipts and prepare deposits
  • Reconcile donation reports
  • Track and manage sponsorships and auction payments and liaise with donors to receive prompt payment


Marketing and Communication

  • Coordinate monthly e-newsletter deployment and maintain mailing lists
  • Order and mail out InspireHealth collateral to healthcare providers
  • Post and develop social media content in collaboration with team
  • Opportunity to write communications (e.g. fundraising mail pieces, patient stories, etc.)


Other Duties:

  • Support fundraising campaigns as needed, including our annual A Night to Inspire gala, Rain Walk, and seasonal direct mail campaigns. Tasks may include, but aren’t limited to, auction solicitation and coordination, preparing mailing packages, and supporting event logistics.
  • Liaise with donors as required to answer questions and confirm information
  • Maintain donor confidentiality and protect InspireHealth operations by keeping information confidential
  • Be an ambassador for InspireHealth
  • Provide backup assistance to telephone and walk-in reception
  • Draft prospect files, cases for support, funding applications and other appropriate correspondence for grant opportunities from corporate and foundation sources



  • Pertinent educational background
  • Experience in donor relations, event management and/or fundraising an asset
  • Experience with ETapestry (or similar donor CRM like Raiser’s Edge) desired but not essential (training will be provided)
  • Extremely computer literate, including Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Ability to troubleshoot software problems
  • Basic level accounting an asset
  • Strong teamwork ability



  • A passion for InspireHealth and desire to support cancer patients
  • High accuracy and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the prospect fundraising cycle an asset
  • Knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency legislation as it relates to charitable receipting an asset
  • Complete confidentiality and discretion, sound judgement
  • Takes pride in doing a good job, high commitment to quality
  • Good sense of humour; personable with a positive ‘go-getter’ attitude
  • Interest in expanding knowledge of fundraising and non-profit management
  • Strong customer service-oriented approach complemented by excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Writing ability and graphic design skills an asset
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities from difference sources enhanced by problem solving capabilities
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and initiative – self-starter and self-directed
  • A team player who contributes to a supportive, collaborative environment



We operate within a cultural environment of team work, self-responsibility, open communication, integrity, and self-care. We recognize that our personal growth has a direct impact on our ability to successfully realize our goals and provide the highest level of service to our patients. We invite staff to meditate together each morning as a team. This opportunity is ideal for individuals who:

  • Are dedicated to their own personal growth, health and well-being at the levels of mind, body and spirit
  • Are self-responsible and accountable
  • Are team-oriented and heart-centered
  • Are passionate about supportive care- healthy nutrition, exercise, stress reduction and emotional support



You must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application. Please email your resume along with a cover letter to .


In your cover letter, please share your understanding of a healing environment and why you would like to work for InspireHealth.  Please include ‘Development & Marketing Coordinator’ in the Subject line of your email and include your last name in the file name for both your resume and cover letter.


We review applications as they are received. Thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Start Date:                          As soon as possible

Status:                                  Full-time

Compensation:                 Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Location:                             Vancouver office (#200-1330 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver)


At InspireHealth, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.  

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