Cause Marketing and Partnerships Officer
Reporting to: Director, Philanthropy and Corporate Partnerships
Job status: Permanent full-time 1.0 FTE (75 bi-weekly)
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) is British Columbia’s recognized pediatric palliative care provider. For over two decades, through the many programs and services we provide, we have made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.
It is the expectation for all roles across the organization to know the organization’s philosophy of pediatric palliative care and uphold a commitment to further ones knowledge. Our philosophy of pediatric palliative care is as follows: Pediatric palliative care improves quality of life, promotes comfort, and reduces suffering for children with life-threatening conditions (serious illness) and their families through a holistic approach addressing; physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs. It is collaborative person & family-centred care delivered using a team-based approach throughout the continuum of care across all ages and stages of illness, including bereavement. It values choice and honest and compassionate communication.
HERE’S WHY IT’S SO GREAT TO WORK WITH US. Aside from being surrounded by a friendly, inclusive, dedicated team, Canuck Place offers employees up to 20 days’ vacation (pro-rated to their full-time equivalency), an 100% employer-paid benefits package, Municipal Pension Plan (MPP), a Health Spending account that provides up to $500 annually to provide additional coverage for health and wellness activities/services, informative lunch n’ learns, as well as various learning opportunities. Canuck Place Children’s Hospice also has a ‘Care For the Caregiver’ committee who provides ongoing, creative activities to connect us with one another as a reminder that it’s ‘this’ moment that really counts.
This role is in a hybrid environment, where the incumbent will be responsible for managing all aspects of donor relationships. This will include donor face-to-meetings, and attending stewardship and cultivation events which the Philanthropy Officer will be expected to attend. Additionally, a minimum expectancy of 4 days a month in-office is expected for Development team members. We are flexible in how this time is utilized. During onboarding, some additional time may be required in order to familiarize new hires with our Hospice locations, so they can best communicate the cause to donors.
The Development Officer, Corporate and Community Partnerships is a fundraising position responsible for generating and growing annual revenue by developing and stewarding relationships with corporate partners through a variety of giving channels, with a strong influence on cause marketing relationships.
This role is best suited to a fundraiser who excels both at growing and maintaining existing relationships, as well as finding opportunities to bring new funders on board to support the cause.
The successful candidate will be responsible for initiating cause marketing alliances, including provincial corporate partnerships and point-of-sale programs, workplace corporate fundraisers, and securing partnerships with various private sporting events including but not limited to Golf Tournaments in the Lower Mainland. These activities will produce key revenue supporting the provincial mission of CPCH.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
What you bring to the role:
Note: Flexibility is necessary, as this position may require occasional weekend and evening work and travel within and outside the Lower Mainland.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equality and diversity within its community and to a welcoming and inclusive workplace. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous persons, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.
Please submit your cover letter and your resume at https://www.canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/ by March 26, 2023. We recognize the importance of a diversified workforce, and we encourage First Nations, Inuit and Metis candidates, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.
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