The Senior Fundraising Officer is responsible for leading the implementation of Project Ploughshares’ fundraising program. The Senior Fundraising Officer will oversee day-to-day fundraising functions, including running the organization’s major donor, direct mailing, and planned giving programs, as well as building and maintaining a support base to advance the mission of the organization. The Senior Fundraising Officer reports to the Director of Operations. Salary Range: $71,069 – $87,406
Posted On: June 26, 2023
Closing On: July 24, 2023
Location: Waterloo, Ontario (on-site or hybrid [on-site/online])
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent
Preferred Start Date: July or August 2023
Starting Salary: Based on experience
Salary Range: $71,069 – $87,406
Benefits: Pension, group benefits, and paid time off
- Contribute to developing a fundraising strategy.
- Establish, manage, and run the annual giving program.
- Cultivate major donors and secure planned gifts.
- Develop and implement strategies to identify, engage, and acquire new donors.
- Expand and grow the direct mail, monthly, and online giving program.
- Oversee the management of the donor database.
- Create new fundraising opportunities.
- Post-secondary degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education, training, and expertise. CFRE designation a definite asset.
- Significant fundraising experience with five years or more of progressively responsible experience, preferably in the charitable sector.
- Experience in major gift fundraising.
- Ability to think strategically and deliver results.
- Interest in peace and security issues.
- Demonstrated ability to form positive, collaborative working relationships with staff and supporting constituencies.
- Good computer skills in the Windows environment and experience with fundraising systems and software (Raiser’s Edge).
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, planning, and analytical skills.
- Ability to consistently demonstrate high personal ethical standards, sound judgement, confidentiality, and discretion.
- Superior written and verbal communication skills.
- Results-oriented and a creative thinker.
- Experience with event organization.
- Fundraising experience, knowledge, and connections in the Waterloo Region a definite asset.
- Comfortable working with ecumenical networks and faith communities.
- Understanding of Imagine Canada’s Ethical Fundraising and Financial Accountability Code, CRA guidelines, and Charitable Tax Law.
Application Procedure and Deadline:
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or have residency status with eligibility to work in Canada.
Applications should be emailed with a cover letter and résumé with names, addresses, and telephone numbers (indicating home or business) of three references to:
Matthew Pupic, Director of Operations, Project Ploughshares, 140 Westmount Road North, Waterloo ON N2L 3G6