Job Posting 93516

Senior Fundraising Development Officer
YWCA Edmonton
Work From Home - Edmonton area, Northern Alberta
10402 124 Street NW Edmonton
closes in 30 days (Fri, 30 Jun)
full time  •  65000-80000

Job description

Organization Overview:

YWCA Edmonton is a powerful voice for equity and has been leading social change and progress for women, families and gender-diverse individuals in the capital region since 1907. Part of an international movement, YWCA Edmonton is a trusted provider of services, programs and advocacy work that transforms lives and helps build a stronger, healthier, and equitable community for all. We provide education and services to thousands every year through leadership programs, counselling, outdoor education, healing retreats and supporting people with disabilities.

Job Summary:

YWCA Edmonton is seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Development Officer to lead the organization's fundraising efforts. The Senior Development Officer will be responsible for implementing and supporting fundraising plans that align with the YWCA Edmonton's strategic plan and mission. The successful candidate has a proven track record of meeting fundraising targets, innovative thinking and managing relationships in a charitable environment.

Employment Type:

Full-time (37.5 hours/week), hours typically between Monday – Friday. Some additional after hours or weekend work may be required.

Job Responsibilities:

· Participate in all aspects of fundraising plans that support the YWCA Edmonton's mission, programs, and services.

· Work closely with the Director, External Relations to identify and cultivate relationships with potential donors and sponsors.

· Research and identify new funding sources and opportunities, including grants, foundations, and corporate partnerships.

· Develop and manage fundraising events and campaigns, including donor engagement and recognition programs.

· Work collaboratively with the marketing and communications team to develop effective fundraising messaging and materials.

· Ensure timely and accurate reporting to donors and stakeholders, including grant reports and financial statements.

· Develop and maintain strong relationships with existing donors and sponsors, ensuring ongoing engagement and recognition.

· Ensure compliance with regulations and policies related to fundraising activities.

· Maintain accurate records and reporting on fundraising activities to the YWCA Edmonton's leadership and stakeholders.


· Post-secondary degree strongly preferred.

· Minimum of three years of fundraising experience with demonstrated success meeting or exceeding revenue targets.

· Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation is an asset.

· Ability to manage projects, and work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders.

· Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

· Familiarity with fundraising software, databases, and other tools.

- Strong presentation and public speaking skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

· Knowledge of non-profit fundraising best practices, ethics, and regulations.

· Solution-focused, with a customer service orientation and the ability to proactively identify and manage challenges.

· Passion for the mission and work of YWCA Edmonton.

· Clear Criminal Record Check.

· High level of professionalism and adherence to confidentiality.

Equal Opportunity Commitment:

For over a century, YWCA Edmonton has been dedicated to creating a community in which everyone has an equal opportunity to achieve their full potential. We know that creating an equitable world requires diversity of thought and equity for all. We stay true to our mission by welcoming the unique contributions that each individual can make, and our hiring practices welcome all candidates. YWCA Edmonton is committed to maintaining a workplace environment that demonstrates a culture built on the fundamental principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, and safety.


YWCA Edmonton acknowledges that we are on the traditional land of Treaty 6 Territory and the Metis Homeland of Region 4. The footsteps of diverse Indigenous peoples have marked this territory from time immemorial — First Nations, Metis, Inuit, and now settlers from around the world. We are all treaty members, with recognition and respect for Indigenous Peoples and the traditional territories on which we live, work, and play. We call upon our collective honored traditions and spirits to share responsibility for stewardship of this beautiful land and our community.


We offer a competitive compensation package for the job that includes a salary commensurate with experience and education, full benefits package with RRSP employer matching contributions, and paid time off and holidays. Our hybrid work arrangement provides flexibility to work both in-office and remotely, ensuring work-life balance and personal pursuits. We value our employees and aim to provide a work environment that promotes growth, development, and well-being.

Only qualified applicants will be contacted for a prescreening interview. Please do not call with inquiries.

This posting will remain open until May 19, 2023, or until a suitable candidate is found.

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