Cameray Child & Family Services is a non-profit organization that supports children, youth, and families in our community through counselling, education, outreach and advocacy. Our vision is connected people and connected communities. We have provided services to the communities of Burnaby and New Westminster since 1972. All of our services are free of charge.
Fund Development & Communications Coordinator (Exempt Position) – 15-20 hours/week
The Fund Development and Communications Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of fundraising, communications, events and outreach to help sustain and grow Cameray’s programs for children, youth, families and individuals in Burnaby and New Westminster. This is a newly created position to assess, plan and implement a robust communications and fundraising program. The Coordinator will work collaboratively with and report to the Executive Director.
- Ability to work a hybrid schedule and flexible hours
- Must be available on Tuesdays for in-office meetings
Key Responsibility Areas for the Fund Development:
- Work with Executive Director, Leadership Team and Board of Directors to create and execute the agency’s short and long term fundraising goals
- Develop an engagement and solicitation plan to identify potential prospects and work collaboratively with the Executive Director to determine strategy. Develop and execute a plan with quarterly and annual targets for prospect engagement and donor solicitation
- Research, develop and execute strategies and tactics for fundraising through major gifts, corporate support, monthly giving, events, grants, service clubs, and other methods as appropriate.
- Working with the Executive Director, establish an annual fundraising budget and meet the agreed upon targets.
- Ensure recognition and reporting requirements are met for all fundraising initiatives.
- Oversee record keeping, files and timely correspondence (including donor acknowledgements and thank you letters) for all donors; maintain a central database of donor interactions
- Lead and organize the planning and execution of fundraising events, such as our annual professional development workshop.
- Anticipate and plan for future events, trends, challenges, and opportunities.
Key Responsibility Areas for Communications:
- Work with Executive Director, Leadership Team and Board of Directors to oversee and maintain all communications and engagement programs using the agency’s current website and social media platforms, as well as implement new methods of outreach
- Promote the agency’s programs in digital and print media and advertising including social media posts, newsletters and annual reports
- Maintain and enhance current website or redesign website as necessary
- Represent Cameray in community engagement events
- Work with Executive Director to create awareness of the Agency, and promote a strong presence in the community
- Oversee agency-wide internal and external communications and reporting to increase community engagement
Qualifications and Skills Required:
- University degree or diploma in business or marketing and communications
- 2+ years of current non-profit experience in donor engagement, event management, grant writing, newsletters and social media, and website maintenance
- Excellent networking and interpersonal skills, including the ability to encourage and engage donors
- Strong organizational and time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at one time
- High standards of integrity, ethics, judgement and confidentiality
- Able to write clearly, concisely, and use anti-oppressive language
- Strong knowledge and understanding of current trends in digital media to create engaging content for Facebook, Instagram, and other social media platforms
- A valid BC Driver’s License, and access to reliable vehicle
Applications are encouraged from equity-seeking groups including Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQI2S individuals, and those from other marginalized and/or underrepresented groups.