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Osteoporosis Canada (OC), a registered charity, is the only national organization providing services to people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. OC is a volunteer driven organization which works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.

Employment at OC is an opportunity to participate in a vibrant organization supporting an increasingly widespread population of people living with osteoporosis. We have many volunteers across the country, a national multidisciplinary scientific advisory council and a passionate consumer/patient voice which keeps us well grounded in our mission.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

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Manager, Community Engagement & Fundraising

Osteoporosis Canada is searching for an amazing Manager, Community Engagement & Fundraising.

This seasoned fundraising professional will support and execute existing fund development programs, as well as contribute creativity and suggestions for future planning.

The Manager, Community Engagement & Fundraising, with the Director Fund Development & MARCOM, is responsible for the development and execution of the fundraising strategy for the Community Fundraising portfolio. Working with regional Community Engagement Coordinators (CEC) the Manager will identify and cultivate local fundraising opportunities through foundation, grants and third party events in addition to overseeing the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Scotiabank marathon events currently in Calgary and Toronto with plans to expand.

The Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a strong plan – using defined fundraising products and initiatives – to maximize support from the community in partnership with the CEC’s by developing relationships with a network of local supporters and volunteers who are willing to undertake fundraising events and initiatives to further the organization’s mission in the community.

The incumbent will also support national fundraising initiatives and projects as needed and have demonstrated results in managing clients and/or experience in sponsorship and fundraising. Knowledge of the sponsorship and corporate giving landscape is a requirement.

We offer a flexible but demanding work environment and a team committed to excellence in the risk-reduction and management of osteoporosis.

Role & Accountabilities (but are not limited to):

  • Achieve financial and non-financial targets through the execution of solicitation strategies focused on a network of local supporters and volunteers.
  • Ensure appropriate administration of donor and event information in the donor database and, where appropriate, supply reports and analyses to the Director, Fund Development & MARCOM.
  • Develop and manage an effective participant communication strategy for all fundraising initiatives, with a strong focus on P2P communications for the Scotiabank Marathon series. Communications may include e-mail, social media, blogs, phone calls, etc.;
  • Create compelling content for communications that align with fundraising campaigns to drive engagement, participant and revenue;
  • Identify, coordinate and cultivate local 3rd party events in communities across Canada.
  • Identify and manage local foundation and grant opportunities.
  • Develop and ensure the fulfillment requirements of all corporate, foundation and grant agreements are met according to contracts and stewardship plans.
  • Provide support to the Director, Fund Development & MARCOM and team members as needed.
  • Other accountabilities as assigned.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • A University Degree or Community College Diploma with a focus in fundraising, sales, communications, event management or other applicable disciplines;
  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years of not for profit event fundraising or communications experience;
  • Demonstrated leadership and coaching skills;
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of best practices in the area of peer-to-peer fundraising;
  • Superior presentation, writing and editing skills and ability to convey compelling stories and messages that
    are tailored to unique stakeholder groups;
  • Experience with financial reporting and budget management;
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with various timelines and handle competing and changing priorities;
  • Proactive problem solver, solution oriented, displays sound decision-making and judgment; with a positive,
    “can do” attitude
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
  • Demonstrates initiative, resourcefulness, creativity and flexibility;
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce, etc.);
  • Experience with relational databases and online fundraising platforms;
  • High energy, enthusiastic and passionate about fundraising

Work Environment:

  • Ability to work flexible hours; some evening and weekend work is required
  • Ability to travel
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Desire to be a passionate advocate for Osteoporosis Canada and those we serve
  • Committed to delivering exceptional service

TO APPLY

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to HResources@osteoporosis.ca. Please
include the exact job title in the subject line of your email. This posting will remain open until May 16, 2018.

Salary Range: $53,000 – $58,000 per annum

Osteoporosis Canada welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are
available on request, for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Osteoporosis Canada (OC), a registered charity, is the only national organization providing services to people who have, or are at risk for, osteoporosis. OC is a volunteer driven organization which works to educate, empower and support individuals and communities in the risk reduction and treatment of osteoporosis.

Employment at OC is an opportunity to participate in a vibrant organization supporting an increasingly widespread population of people living with osteoporosis. We have many volunteers across the country, a national multidisciplinary scientific advisory council and a passionate consumer/patient voice which keeps us well grounded in our mission.

We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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