BGC Canada is seeking a Partnership Support Specialist, to help coordinate logistics related to key partnerships, donors, national events, initiatives, and maintaining communications through digital platforms. As part of the Partnerships and Philanthropy team, this full-time position will play a vital support role. This is an exciting opportunity to learn and gain experience working with some of Canada’s premier companies/brands making an impact in the non-profit sector.
About BGC Canada (formerly Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada)
For 120+ years, BGC Canada has been creating opportunities for millions of Canadian kids and teens. As Canada’s largest child and youth-serving charitable and community services organization, our Clubs open their doors to young people of all ages and their families at 736 locations nationwide. During out-of-school hours in small and large cities, and rural and Indigenous communities, our trained staff and volunteers provide programs and services that help young people realize positive outcomes in self-expression, academics, healthy living, physical activity, job readiness, mental health, social development, leadership, and more. Opportunity changes everything. Learn more at bgccan.com and follow us on social media @BGCCAN.
BGC Canada’s national team provides support to our member Clubs and leads in issues management, policy advocacy, and other critical work on behalf of Clubs. We advance the agenda for the children, youth, and families served by member Clubs through critical work in the areas of public policy, research, program development, and Club support. The national team is also responsible for building the BGC brand, fundraising, and managing public relations and communications for our cause.
Our highly nimble Partnerships and Philanthropy team operates in a fast-paced, exciting and collaborative environment. You will play a vital administrative support role on the team.
You are excellent at multi-tasking, organizing multiple projects, and deadlines, and collaborating with others. You are familiar with managing and maintaining digital platforms such as Salesforce, SharePoint, and other fundraising/event registration platforms. You are an incredibly detail-oriented individual who enjoys organizing information, communicating information, and ensuring tasks are getting completed. You have a friendly demeanour, with a positive attitude, take initiative and enjoy being helpful.
Ideally, you have some fundraising experience and are knowledgeable about federated models and how to successfully work with member agencies, however, we welcome applications from those who may not have that experience but who are willing and eager to learn.
About the Role
This role will administratively support BGC Canada’s Partnerships and Philanthropy team. You will help coordinate logistics related to key partnerships, donors, national events, and initiatives and maintain communications through digital platforms. You will assist in improving and maintaining internal processes to enhance team efficiency and performance. This is an exciting opportunity to learn and gain experience working with some of Canada’s premier companies/brands making an impact in the non-profit sector. This role will assist in all areas of fundraising including corporate, foundation, and individual giving as well as events.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Our Ideal Candidate
We strongly value candidates who have some knowledge of or experience working within a BGC Club environment and encourage them to apply. We also value candidates who may not bring this experience but who have a strong willingness and aptitude to learn.
Hybrid Working Environment
It will be expected that the successful candidate works in a hybrid model out of the national office in Toronto, Ontario and resides within the GTA. When working from home, the incumbent must have a space where they can work comfortably and focus on their tasks. BGC Canada will provide the necessary technology required to get the job done.
How to Apply
We would like to hear from you if you are interested in this role. Please forward your cover letter and resume confidentially to HR@bgccan.com and include “Partnership Support Specialist– YOUR NAME” in the subject line of your email.
BGC Canada is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity, values differences, and supports the full participation of all employees. We welcome applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2S & LGBTQIA+ persons, and other persons from diverse backgrounds. Upon request, we offer accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process.
As leaders in vaccination education, BGC Canada requires all employees to be fully vaccinated. The definition of ‘fully vaccinated’ against COVID-19 is based on the public health requirements for a vaccine passport (or similar official evidence) in the jurisdiction of the employee’s residence. The successful applicant will need to provide proof of vaccination.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.
This is a full-time, permanent role. The starting salary range is $55,000 to $65,000, plus excellent benefits. Starting salaries are based on relevant experience.
Application deadline: Monday, February 13, 2023
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