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Company Name:
Women In Need Society
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Fundraising and Volunteerism
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Fund Development Coordinator

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide hands-on execution for the WINS annual donations campaign.
• Provide recommendations to achieve fundraising, and donations revenue targets.
• Develop donor proposals, grant applications, stewardship reports ensuring all deadlines are met.
• Assist with the relationships with donors, prospective donors and key stakeholders.
• Actively search for grant opportunities and liaise with WINS leadership to ensure applications are aligned with the business need being solicited.
• Where applicable, coordinate opportunities for donors to engage with WINS programming and/or operations to learn or inquire about the area their gift has supported.
• Support all special events such as festivals, and marketing initiatives aimed at increasing the public’s awareness of WINS.
• Support the retail operations of WINS with direct solicitation of gifts-in-kind and services to support WINS social enterprise.
• Support development of partner communications, posters, websites and other collaterals to support fundraising activities.
• Build and maintain close relationships with corporate volunteer groups, service clubs, and faith based organizations to initiate a ‘call for help’ when needed or when offered.
• Act as a well-informed ambassador for WINS at presentations, donor meetings, volunteer greetings, recognition and external community events.
• Model WINS values and demonstrate strength in working collaboratively with members of the WINS staff and volunteers to advance the mission.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
• Post-secondary degree or equivalent with a specialization in communication, marketing, business, fundraising, or other relevant area; a suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Minimum of five (5) years of fund development experience is required.
• Demonstrated success and progressive track record of soliciting and closing donor support, developing high potential prospects and donors, and strengthening relationships to raise funds and meet funding goals.
• CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) and/or a member in good standing of AFP (Association of Fundraising Professionals) or similar professional designation would be an asset.
• Demonstrated ability to build and strategically lever relationships ranging from donors and supporters to board members to volunteers.
• Ability to work independently in articulating and driving new initiatives or enhancing existing programs.
• Persuasive and professional writing, presentation, website and communication skills.
• Well established project management skills with the ability to manage multiple demands in a dynamic and time-sensitive environment.
• Dependable, flexible, and resourceful with excellent team and interpersonal skills.
• Microsoft Office proficiency including Outlook, Power Point, Excel, Word, Publisher, Wordpress
• Experience in the use of social media for fundraising is an asset.
• Experience with CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems (WINS uses Kindful) along with the ability to build queries and reports is required.
• Must be able to provide satisfactory results of Vulnerable Sector Search backcheck through CPS
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a personal vehicle is an asset