Are you a team player who is passionate about helping non-profit organizations grow and develop? This Fort McMurray charity requires the support of a confident donor-relations professional who excels in event planning and sponsorship development. The Fund Developer & Event Coordinator will assist the organization in cultivating and growing crucial relationships with major donors, sponsors and friends as they work toward a campaign goal. As well as execute the resource development strategy of the organization, appealing to individuals and businesses throughout the community for funds.
What you will do: • Develop sponsorship opportunities, new donor prospects and fundraising initiatives • Establish communication and relationships with potential sponsors and donors • Maintain relationships with current donors and sponsors • Plan and manage internal and external fundraising events (about 5 per year) • Attend networking events, including lunches and conferences • Maintain and expand donor database • Serve as spokesperson for the organization, where appropriate
Must haves: • 1-5 years of experience in the non-profit sector or with event planning and/or sales • Passion for non-profit sector • Excellent communication skills • Confidence to ask for donations and sponsorships • Strong computer skills • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as required for events.