Fund Development Assistant
Fund Development Assistant; 250 hours (10h/wk for 6 months)
Cultural Connections Institute-The Learning Exchange (CCI-LEX) is a charitable organization in downtown Edmonton that connects adult newcomers to the community through English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction and cultural exchange. Visit our website for more information www.cci-lex.ca .
This role is responsible for providing the Executive Director and Fund Development Committee with administrative support in regards to fundraising activities for CCI-LEX.
Reporting to the Executive Director, this position is on a contract basis, with check-in meetings every two weeks by phone or in person. The Fund Development Assistant will be able to complete their duties at CCI-LEX and/or off-site. A more detailed timeline and list of deliverables will be developed with the successful applicant.
Provide support to the Executive Director and Fund Development Committee to execute fundraising activities, including email campaigns
Analyze, assess, and optimize tools for donations through the Canada Helps platform
Organize and manage donor database, email lists, and stakeholder groups
Research potential funding sources (ex: sponsors, grants, awards, etc.)
Support grant and donation applications through editing or writing of drafts, follow-up, etc.
Update and manage a schedule of pertinent activities
Develop documents and other collateral for potential donors (ex: PowerPoints, key messages, stewardship updates)
Support donor recognition plan and create templates for recognition
Knowledge of concepts, approaches and practices related to fund development and donor relations
Some experience in organizing fundraising initiatives/campaigns
Attention to detail; Ability to work independently to achieve deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Strong interpersonal skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, social media, and online tools; experience with Canada Helps an asset
Marketing and communications experience an asset
Pursuing or completed post-secondary education
Deadline to Apply: Monday, October 21, 2019
Term of Employment: 250 hours, or approximately 10 hours/week over 6 months, $20/hr
Please email a cover letter and resume to Anne-Marie Kallal at email@example.com . We thank all candidates for applying, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.