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Help Us Make a Difference
Victoria Women’s Transition House is an inspirational workplace, working to support women and their children fleeing intimate partner violence and abuse. The organization is a diverse non-profit, skilled at meeting employee and clients’ needs; committed to treating staff with respect; and offering generous initiatives, compensation and benefits with a commitment to supporting a healthy work/life balance.
We are looking for an energetic Development Manager to join our small fundraising team. The Development Manager is responsible for managing a comprehensive fund development program supported by marketing and communications initiatives. This hands-on position involves grant writing/reporting, co-ordination of direct mail/annual campaigns, marketing and communications activities to support fundraising initiatives, third party event oversight and supervision of the Development Office Assistant. The Development Manager is a member of the VWTH Leadership Team and reports to the Development Director.
This is a full-time position, 35-hours per week with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Grant writing and Oversight
2. Annual Campaign (direct mail) - develop and prepare all prospect and renewal materials required for annual campaign as well as any other campaigns initiated by the Development Department
3. Marketing and Communications
4. Supervise Development Office Assistant
5. Leadership Team – as a member of the Leadership Team, attend and participate in meetings as required
6. Other – undertake other duties and special projects as required, where appropriate and as time permits
This position requires a proven record of accomplishment of successful non-profit fundraising experience with three to five years of progressive responsibilities. Experience in marketing and communications is helpful; strong writing skills are essential. Administrative skills and senior computer skills are required including Outlook, Excel, Word, (budgets, graphics and formatting) and comfort with donor management software.
E*ducation, Training and Experience*
University degree is essential and certificate in fundraising (i.e., CFRE or in process of attaining CFRE or other designation) is preferred.
Job Skills and Abilities
Job Skills and Abilities
D*eadline for submitting applications: *
Friday, March 22, 2019 -- 12 noon
Please submit cover letter with resume to:
Attn: Susan K.E. Howard, Development Director
Victoria Women's Transition House
100-3060 Cedar Hill Rd.
Victoria, BC V8T 3J5
Job Type: Full-time