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Company Name:
Canadian Cancer Society - Alberta NWT Division
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary or Edmonton, Alberta
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Community Investment Specialist

Who we are:

At the Canadian Cancer Society, we offer you a place where you can use your talent to make a difference – a place where you can help save lives while fulfilling your own. We are Canada’s largest health charity, committed to making cancer history (all 200 types) and we are looking for a permanent full-time, results focused, Community Investment Specialist in our Calgary or Edmonton office to help make that happen.

Who you are:

You are results focused with an entrepreneurial spirit.  You possess exceptional communication skills and the ability to build and maintain corporate relationships.  Being an ambassador for the organization excites and motivates you. You are detail-oriented, comfortable juggling multiple projects at once and pride yourself on your organizational abilities.

How you'll contribute: 

  • Develops and manages a portfolio of corporate prospects to maximize financial support to the society
  • Presents opportunities for employee groups, community investment professionals and corporate teams
  • Contributes to nationwide HealthPartners initiatives in collaboration with workplace payroll deduction and fundraising initiatives 

Related post secondary education and two to five years of business/fund development experience is required. An active membership in AFP and CFRE designation or working towards same is preferable.  An intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser’s Edge or other CRM software would be considered an asset. You must have a valid driver’s license and be willing to work occasional weekends and evenings when necessary. 

The Canadian Cancer Society provides a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package. We are also very proud to offer a smoke-free environment. Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume, stating salary expectations, by November 10, 2013 to:

 Nichola Lastella

Strategic Philanthropy Lead

[email protected] 

 Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Canadian Cancer Society provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons. For information on our privacy practices, please visit our website