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Company Name:
Federation of Calgary Communities
Approximate Salary:
44000.00 Per Year
CALGARY, Alberta
Fundraising and Volunteerism
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Engagement and Partnership Coordinator



Reporting to the Engagement Manager, this role is responsible for promoting the mission of the organization through the planning and execution of our networking, engagement and recognition events A significant portion of this role involves planning and executing multiple events along with two larger fundraisers which involves finding sponsors and developing and nurturing meaningful relationships with them.  As such, the Engagement and Partnership Coordinator will be highly personable, creative in your written communications, organized, responsive and motivated by outcomes.



Provides hands on support for fund development activities:

Develop and nurture relationships with event partners

§  Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward special event sponsors and silent auction/fundraiser partners §  Ensures database is maintained and up to date, tracks all gift & donor groupings, recognition, donor history and prospect information of the fund development programs
  • Conduct research on potential prospects, identify appropriate contacts and make initial contacts – begin developing a relationship
  • Promote, organize and support the Energizing Spaces Program (grants and 2 special events)


Develop initiative-specific sponsorship packages, identifying and approaching sponsors to meet objectives

  • Work with communications to develop appropriate fund development tools
  • Prepare materials for all meetings including solicitation materials, presentations and follow-up reports




Support the development of an organization-wide sponsorship strategy

  • Assist in building the BOM program
  • Support the fundraising efforts of the organization by identifying potential sponsors or auction/prize items
  • Steward contacts and funders/sponsors to ensure they are apprised of our work and potential opportunities for them to engage
  • Provides support to volunteer fundraising committee and Board Members as required for the fundraising programs.


Build our network and profile by organizing and participating in fundraising, networking, engagement and recognition events 


Engagement of members and stakeholders in events

  • Develop event plans, critical paths, and production schedule for each event
  • Manage event logistics during all stages of the production process
  • Work with communications to develop and execute marketing and communications for each initiative
  • Recruit and coordinate event volunteers
  • Develop and manage event-specific budgets
  • Complete post-event reports that measure results against objectives


Externally represent the Federation

  • As a networker, attend approved open houses, award presentations  and other opportunities where we can meet our members as well as individuals
  • Refer and/or connect stakeholders to other community-based resources when outside our scope of work
  • Undertake approved activities within the community that enhance the visibility of the organization
  • Represent the organization on approved committees, network and joint projects. (i.e. CDLI)



Administrative responsibilities

  • Assist to ensure the databases and timesheets are updated daily
  • Capture great stories and/or minutes from networking and share with communications or, depending on situation engage our social media directly
  • Prepare and provide summary reports of programs, services and connections, including recommendations for future improvement and change
  • Contribute to organizational strategy and policy development
  • Take actions to minimize risks and maximize opportunities for the organization.
  • Assist in the recruitment, training and supervision of volunteers and staff 
  • Provide backup support to the Membership Coordinator



  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong desire to promote the value of community
  • Skill sets include:  a natural connector, problem solving, organization, strategic thinking, facilitation, training and planning.
  • Strong ability to communicate both written and verbal and the ability to present to a variety of audiences. 
  • Computer software skills, especially MS office and Access
  • This position will require occasional evening and weekend work as needed




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Not-for-Profit Studies, Management, Communication or related field
  • Experience in fund development, non-profit management, and community development approaches
  • Proven training and facilitation skills



8:30am to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Thursday – 9:00 a.m. to noon Fridays.  Evening and weekend work required.



Commensurate with experience. The Federation offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.