Job Posting 87966

Director of Fundraising & Communications
West Central Women's Resource Centre
Winnipeg area
closes in 6 days (Tue, 11 Oct)
full time  •  $27-$29 /hour, plus benefits package and matched RRSP

Position Summary

The Director of Fundraising & Communications is responsible for internal and external communications and overseas donor relations and fundraising activities.

Accountability: The Director of Fundraising & Communications is responsible to, and will be supervised by the Executive Director. To ensure appropriate accounting of hours worked, completed timesheets are to be submitted bi-weekly, by payroll date, to the Executive Director. To enhance the staff team and to be accountable to one another attendance at staff meetings, program meetings and training is required.

Term: Ongoing
Salary: $27-$29 /hour, plus benefits package and matched RRSP
Time requirement: 35 hours/week
Closing date: Open until filled

 

Responsibilities

Fundraising and Donor Relations

  • Implement and update the Centre’s Development Plan
  • Develop and implement 3 annual solicitation campaigns
  • Maintain the donor database
  • Establish and maintain regular communication with current and prospective donors
  • Coordinate volunteers working on fundraising activities.
  • Communicate Centre donation needs with the general public.
  • Monitor and manage the Fundraising budget.

External Communications & Promotion

  • Oversee Centre’s Communications Plan and Editorial Calendar
  • Ensure all communications reflect the Centre’s mission, vision and values
  • Ensure visual brand consistency in all external materials, such as posters and social media posts
  • Maintain the Centre website
  • Oversee Centre social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn
  • Tell stories through text, video, and photography
  • Foster positive relationships with media outlets, identify and promote opportunities for positive media coverage, write press releases and track media coverage
  • Coordinate writing, design and printing of Annual Report
  • Assist with planning of AGM

Internal Communications

  • Support the processes for staff to communicate with one another
  • Oversee monthly Staff Digest
  • Maintain photo database
  • Management & Administration
  • Supervise and support Communications Officer
  • Produce reports as required by the Board of Directors and Executive Director
  • Assist in occasional grant writing
  • Collaborate with Admin team on projects as needed
  • Participate in all staff, team and committee meetings

Management & Administration

  • Supervise and support Communications Officer
  • Produce reports as required by the Board of Directors and Executive Director
  • Assist in occasional grant writing
  • Collaborate with Admin team on projects as needed
  • Participate in all staff, team and committee meetings

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Degree, diploma or certificate in Communications, Public Relations, or CFRE designation, or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum 2 years experience in non-profit fundraising
  • Experience with CRM software
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including experience writing media releases, correspondence and promotional material
  • Demonstrated ability to work within anti-racist and anti-oppressive frameworks and actively engage in ongoing learning about these frameworks
  • Experience working collaboratively with community organizations
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up

Preferred

  • Supervision experience
  • Understanding of the impacts of colonization, oppressive systems and marginalization on communities
  • Strong understanding of empowerment philosophies

 

Working conditions

  • Weekdays
  • On-site in the administrative office

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