The Manager, Member & Community Development will be a member of the Fund Development team and will report to the Vice President of Philanthropy. The Manager will work closely and in partnership with the YMCA’s program leads (Health/Fitness/Aquatics, Childcare, Employment and Immigration Services) to ensure successful planning and execution of member, community and staff engagement strategies, and annual fundraising activities and events.
The Manager is expected to bring professional judgment and focused energy, to building a culture of philanthropy where giving becomes a by-product of a compelling mission and a dedication to relationship building and growth.
Working in consultation with the Vice President of Philanthropy to drive a culture of philanthropy, lead annual fundraising campaigns, establish member & community development plans, goals, metrics and strategic priorities.
Lead the member, community and staff fund development and engagement plan and execution.
Work with internal stakeholders to evaluate existing annual fundraising activities and develop strategies and plans that lead to program growth and efficiencies.
Focus on donor acquisition and cultivation as a pipeline for mid and major level giving, while working closely with the philanthropy lead(s).
Achieve fundraising targets agreed on between Manager and VP of Philanthropy.
In collaboration with YMCA staff, volunteers, donors, support and execute community fundraising activities.
Work with Marketing and Communication to support member and community engagement and development goals.
Support sponsorship activities for annual fundraising activities and events.
Support grant development functions.
Monitor performance according to defined goals and metrics.
As a member of the Fund Development team, ensure full compliance with all policies, best practices and standards of the Association as it relates to professional fund raising and relationship management.
Foster culture and sincere appreciation for the community development, engagement and volunteerism.
Create, develop and sustain development activities and programs to ensure life-long community engagement and support.
Successfully integrate a donor-centered fundraising approach throughout the organization.
Oversee the budget for Member and Community Development function, providing support in establishing goals, monitoring expenses and reporting on progress.
Focus on donor acquisition, growing our database of donors, management of donor records in Raiser’s Edge and using data and analytics for decision making.
University degree or higher preferably in fundraising or related field.
5+ years experience leading successful development and delivery of annual fundraising activities.
A strong relationship builder, able to establish trusting and lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Commitment to Organization Vision and Values
Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the Mission, Vision, Strategic outcomes and values of the YMCA.
Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner and supports information sharing and goal achievements across the YMCA.
Planning and Organizing
Establishes a clearly defined and effective course of action for self and others to accomplish short and long term work goals.
Guides, motivates and inspires self and others to take action to achieve desired outcomes.
Relationship Building and Collaboration
Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals.
Demonstrates responsible behaviour at all times and maintains high ethical standards.
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford is committed to creating an inclusive environment that accommodates all individuals, including those with disabilities. We support the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Acts (AODA) and have established policies, procedures and practices which adhere to the accessibility standards set out in the AODA. Should you require any accommodation throughout the recruitment process please do not hesitate contacting our Human Resources Department.
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford is an equal opportunity employer.
The YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford encourages employees within the Association, as well as those employed within the Canadian YMCA/YMCA-YWCA Federation to submit their application.
Please note that in so doing, the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford reserves the right to contact the applicable YMCA or YMCA-YWCA for purposes of seeking an employment reference throughout the recruitment process.
Please ensure that prior to submitting your application that you have disclosed to your current supervisor, your intention to submit your application. By submitting your application, you understand and agree to allow the YMCA of Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford to contact your current Association.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your letter of application and resume, by January 28, 2020 attention:
Vice President of Philanthropy
We thank all applicants, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.