Position: Bilingual Grant Development Specialist
Location: Toronto, Montreal or Ottawa preferred
Supervisor: Senior Manager, Philanthropy and Public Engagement
Position Type: Full-Time, permanent
Language: English and French
Travel: Infrequent travel within Canada
Salary Range: $65,385 to $76,196 with competitive benefits
Job Requirement: Must be able to work in Canada
Closing date: June 5, 2023
Do you want to make a real and lasting difference in peoples’ lives? If you are looking for a not-for-profit organization that has an inviting, collaborative work culture and supports employee professional growth, come join our team of amazing, capable and diverse professionals who are driving change to advance gender equality and reduce poverty.
Are you interested? If so, we want to hear from you.
We are looking for a passionate and strategic individual to be part of our growing team, a person who enjoys teamwork and celebrating wins, someone who is an expert writer and storyteller and who can apply that to help us raise vital funds for the women and girls we support. The successful candidate will be responsible for establishing new philanthropic partnerships with foundation funders to effectively cultivate lasting relationships with Crossroads International in order to support raising a minimum of $1.5M annually.
Key responsibilities include research and relationship building with prospective funders, as well as writing of highly customized funding proposals and stewardship reports. Because of your outstanding qualities in donor relationship building, your character as a Gender Equality Champion and your abilities in facilitating large gifts from foundations, together we will leverage knowledge, expertise, and dollars to create a just and equitable world.
The ideal candidate will be personally aligned with Crossroads’ vision of ONE WORLD where poverty is eliminated, equality prevails, and the rights of women and girls are fulfilled.
Crossroads International is a leading Canadian volunteer cooperation agency which has been advancing equality for women and girls and eradicating poverty in some of the world’s poorest countries in Africa for over 60 years. Crossroads invests in local partner organizations in 9 countries who are best positioned to meet the needs of their communities. With them, we pilot innovative approaches, and empower women and girls to become leaders and live free from violence. Every year Crossroads engages hundreds of experienced volunteers and staff North and South who apply their expertise locally to address poverty and inequality. The organization’s 50+ employees are based in Canada, Senegal, Ghana and Tanzania, and Crossroads’ volunteers fulfil over 100 mandates per year.
Crossroads is committed to principles and values of access and equity. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply.
Crossroads is also committed to preventing and addressing sexual misconduct and advancing anti-racism. To that end, the organization is a signatory to Cooperation Canada’s Leaders’ Pledge on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Misconduct and the Anti-Racism Framework for Canada’s International cooperation sector.
ONE WORLD where poverty is eliminated, equality prevails, and the rights of women and girls are fulfilled.
If you are interested in joining a dynamic international development organization, please submit your resume and cover letter in one document (Word or PDF) before 5 pm EST on June 5th, 2023 by e-mail to . Applications must include “Bilingual Grant Development Specialist – Your Name” in the subject line of the email. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Not sure you have everything we’re asking for, but know you can make a big impact? Tell us your story and we will be happy to consider you.
Crossroads is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment and selection procedures reflect this commitment. Crossroads is committed to diversity in the workforce and individuals from all minority groups are encouraged to apply.
We thank all applicants in advance, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about Crossroads please visit our website (https://cintl.org/).
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