Development Manager – Telling Tales

The Development Manager will play a leadership role in developing and executing a fundraising strategy to further the organization’s strategic goals as prioritized by the Board of Directors. The fundraising portfolio includes revenue generation from Corporate Partnership/Sponsorship, Corporate Donations, Event Revenue (Exhibit, Advertising, Vendor Commission, Merchandise), Annual Giving, Third Party Events, Book Salons, Major Gifts, Legacy Giving, Private Foundations, and Government Grants.

Posted: June 8 2022
Closing: July 8 2022

Salary range: $42,000 to $47,000
Effective: Early August
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Experience: Intermediate

Organization Overview:

Telling Tales is a Canadian not-for-profit organization with a mission to deliver outstanding literary programming for children and youth to raise awareness of the importance of literacy in our communities.   Telling Tales is building an inclusive community of readers, writers, and storytellers with programming that reflects our cultural diversity.  Our programming constantly evolves through in-person and virtual literary artist presentations designed to engage even the most reluctant reader! If you are passionate about nurturing a love of reading in our youth, a self-motivated fundraiser with a talent for building lasting relationships, we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities include:


Education, Qualifications, Skills

Location: Remote -regular meetings in the Hamilton, Burlington area.

Reports To: Executive Director

Contract Term: Full time

Vacation: 10 days per calendar year

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary Range  $42 – $47k

Wellness Package.

Starts: Early August

Applications are encouraged from: women; Indigenous people, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; Black people; members of racialized communities; persons with disabilities, and people of diverse gender identities or expressions. Telling Tales is committed to providing an accessible, barrier-free recruitment and selection process.

Please send your covering letter and resume to by July 8th.

(Applications without a covering letter will not be considered).

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.