Development Manager

Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre - Puslinch, ON (29 days ago)

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Sunrise is presently seeking an experienced Development Manager who can further develop these partnerships and build many new ones, to sustain present operations and planned future growth of the centre including a future capital campaign. This position will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of donor relations, fundraising (including special events), marketing and public relations.

Position Requirements:

-Minimum of 5 years experience in a "grass roots" community charity

-Passion for making a difference in the lives of children and youth with disabilities

-Ability to convey this through highly developed motivational speaking skills to engage donors

-Proven success with interpersonal relationships in diverse situations

-Excellent written communication skills: writing, editing, layout and marketing materials

-History of ongoing fundraising success from a variety of sources

-Strong connections in Guelph and local communities would be particularly beneficial

-Skilled funding research ability

Professional Background:

-Related formal education and / or CFRE certification

-Superior organizational and time management skills

-Proven track record as a professional fundraiser with minimum of 5 years fund development experience, including successful leadership and volunteer coordination, to reach the funding targets for major fundraising events

Job Type: Full-time