Position Title: Events Specialist (Full-time position)
Reports to: Executive Director, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter
Closes: Friday, December 9, 2022
The organization: The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Toronto Chapter is a recognized leader in promoting philanthropy and providing education, training and best practices for those in the fundraising profession. With more than 1200 members, the Greater Toronto Chapter is the largest of the more than 241 AFP chapters throughout the world.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the professional association of individuals and organizations that generate philanthropic support for a wide variety of charitable institutions. Founded in 1960, AFP advances philanthropy through its more than 27,000 members in more than 240 chapters throughout the world. AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that have generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s individual and organizational members raise over $115 billion annually, equivalent to one-third of all charitable giving in North America, and millions more around the world.
The Position: This position is full-time at the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter, with some evening hours. The AFP Greater Toronto Chapter operates under a hybrid model with staff expected to work in the office up to two days per week (in office or on-site may increase in weeks leading up and during orchestration of events). The AFP Greater Toronto Chapter office is located in downtown Toronto.
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual capable of working in a fast-paced, small team environment. The Events Specialist is responsible for managing all the professional development events offered by the Chapter, including but not limited to: Fundraising Day (1-day event), Congress (2-day event), Philanthropy Awards (luncheon event), AGM, and monthly webinars. This position is also responsible for coordinating networking and committee events for the Greater Toronto Chapter. The Events Specialist is responsible for managing all events in a manner that provides the utmost quality in education, delegate experience and volunteer support, and that are managed within approved budgets.
Key Responsibilities include:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Greater Toronto Chapter is committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Chapter staff team. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants are asked to make their requirements known in advance.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible – all applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should e-mail a copy of their cover letter and resume outlining their relevant experience to in order to apply. The salary range for this role is $45,000 to $55,000 per annum.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Interviews will be held via Zoom starting the week of December 12th.
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