If you are excited about making a difference in the lives of fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers and helping transform the Canadian energy industry, don’t miss this exciting opportunity at Iron & Earth!
Iron & Earth is hiring a Fund Development Officer to join our fundraising team and core team to support our ongoing fundraising and developmental needs.
Our team welcomes Indigenous Peoples, racialized persons and people with diverse abilities, genders and sexualities, as well as, individuals with fossil fuel industry experience.
Iron & Earth formed around the lunchroom tables of the oilsands during an oil price crash which resulted in over 100,000 oilpatch employees losing their jobs between 2015 and 2017. We realized that our trade skills were transferable to the renewable energy industry and recognized the urgency of diversifying into these technologies. Beyond the financial benefits, we were excited about the opportunity to help build a more sustainable energy future. So, in Spring 2016 we launched Iron & Earth to create a better future for ourselves, our coworkers, and the planet. Since then we have built a membership of 800+ fossil fuel industry workers passionate about our vision.
Iron & Earth is a worker-led not-for-profit with a mission to empower fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers to build and implement climate solutions. Our top-level goal is to help ensure a prosperous transition towards global carbon neutrality by 2050.
Our vision is that fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers will play a leading role in building the energy infrastructure required to reach global climate targets. Our vision of Iron & Earth’s role in creating this future is that by 2050 we will have empowered hundreds of thousands of worker members to establish chapters, develop climate mitigation projects, deliver climate career related training programs (e.g solar, energy efficiency, nature-based solutions), run advocacy campaigns, and host and participate in climate solution-related events around the world.
As our Fund Development Officer, you will work within our existing fundraising team to reach and maximize Iron & Earth’s revenue goals by: developing fundraising strategies, and writing proposals to apply for funding from government departments, companies, foundations, and trusts. The Fund Development Officer will identify organizational gaps and use creative thinking to develop strategies for future and current initiatives.
This role is ideal for an outgoing, highly self-motivated person who enjoys being personally involved in all developmental aspects of a growing organization.
Compensation and hours
This is a part time employee or independent contractor position.
Anywhere in Canada as we are a completely remote organization.
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