Job Posting 76502

Fundraising Coordinator
SoundCheck Youth Arts Inc.
Toronto Metro area
closes in 2 days (Tue, 26 Oct)
full time - term / contract  •  $27.50/hour

 

Fundraising Coordinator-$27.50/hr 

6 month contract, fulltime (35 Hours per week)  November 2021- April 2022

Contract-extension possible subject to certain conditions.

 

About SoundCheck

SoundCheck Youth Arts Inc. (“Soundcheck”) is a black-led non-profit organization that helps children and youth facing barriers realize their full potential through dynamic music and mentorship programs. We offer unique programs and services catered towards musicians of all levels of musical proficiency. Whether it is building confidence, creating lasting friendships or supporting artistic and professional growth, our work has proven that music builds community. Operating from our  soon to be renovated 2200sq/ft music facility, we are a leading musician incubator that offers wraparound support to musicians.

 

Position Summary

SoundCheck is looking for a motivated individual with a strong background in fundraising and/or digital marketing to join our small organization. The Fundraising (FC) will have a deep understanding of non-profit revenue development and will implement tailored strategies to connect with corporate sponsors, individual donors, funders and other potential strategic partners for SoundCheck.

 

The FC will potentially also lead SoundCheck’s in-house marketing activities including the creation and dissemination of communication materials (i.e. flyers, press releases, social media posts etc.) and the management of our online presence.

 

The FC is a self-starter who embraces new challenges. The ideal candidate has significant experience in the areas of fundraising and/or digital marketing and possesses the skills and knowledge to excel in the role.

 

Working Conditions

The position is a hybrid in-office /virtual work position depending on the task assigned.

 

Reporting to: Executive Director

 

Required Skills:

  • High-Proficiency with Google workplace (sheets, docs, drive etc.)
  • Significant fundraising experience within the nonprofit sector
  • Possesses competence required to work with black and other diverse communities
  • Work effectively independently as well as in a team setting
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of complex justice and equity issues through lived experience and/or experience working for a non-profit organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work within Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Oppressive Framework
  • High proficiency with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and other social media platforms
  • Strong graphic design skills and high level of creativity

 

  • Video & Photography editing skills are an asset
  • Experience with email marketing platforms such as mailchimp
  • Detail oriented and well-organized
  • Enjoys creative, inspiring work environments
  • Ability to develop & manage detailed budgets
  • Ability to learn new skills

Marketing Duties:

  • Guide SoundCheck’s marketing direction; creating and executing marketing strategy and delivery in alignment with fundraising priorities
  • Build awareness of SoundCheck’s mission and mandate through marketing campaigns & activities
  • Create and disseminate marketing materials to promote our programming and services
  • Audit current marketing and fundraising  practices and strategies used by SoundCheck and implement improved practices.
  • Maintain and manage our website and social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Produce written deliverables including, but not limited to: press releases, newsletters, pitch decks, partnership decks, blog posts, etc. 
  • Connect with and understand the needs of SoundCheck’s community.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Fundraising Duties:

  • Develop and implement a fundraising plan in collaboration with the Executive Director centred on revenue generation, diversification & sustainability
  • Build strategic partnerships amongst stakeholders aligned with SoundCheck’s mission and values
  • Develop & Implement tailored strategies to connect corporate sponsors, individual donors, and other strategic partners to SoundCheck’s work.
  • Cultivate & grow donor relationships using proven fundraising strategies
  • Implement agency fundraising initiatives and events
  • Write and coordinate grants in collaboration with the Executive Director
  • Manage donor database on an ongoing basis
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications:

  • Relevant post-secondary education in nonprofit management, communications, marketing, business or related fields is preferred
  • Experience of 3-5 years non-profit fundraising activities is an asset
  • Vulnerable Sector check required upon hiring
  • Flexible start date is an asset (ability to begin in October)



Please send your resume and cover letter with “Fundraising Coordinator” in the subject heading to by October 26, 2021*deadline extended*. No phone calls please.

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