Coordinator, Individual Giving

  • Posted:Mar 15, 2019
  • Apply by:Apr 01, 2019
  • Job Type
  • Other
  • Job Level
  • Junior/Entry level
  • Location
  • Toronto, ON
  • Impact Area
  • Libraries
  • Impact Category
  • Nonprofit
  • Company Type
  • Nonprofit

About this position

TITLE: Coordinator, Individual Giving

REPORTS TO: Associate Director, Major Gifts

DETAILS: Full time, 1-year contract (with possibility of extension)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2019

 

ROLE SUMMARY:

The Coordinator, Individual Giving provides key support to the Leadership Giving portfolio, including the Literary Circle donor program, as well as to the Major Gift portfolio. The job will allow the right candidate a unique opportunity to join a team in growth-mode, develop valuable not-for-profit fundraising experience and be instrumental in helping the Foundation achieve its ambitious revenue targets. This role is based at the Toronto Reference Library at Yonge & Bloor in downtown Toronto. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

ABOUT TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY FOUNDATION:

TPLF was established in 1997 as a charity to support the world's busiest urban public library system – Toronto Public Library. Funds raised by the Foundation support life-changing programs, services, spaces and collections at the Library’s 100 branches. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised over $84 million for TPL, thanks to the generosity of donors. To learn more about the Toronto Public Library Foundation, visit tplfoundation.ca. To learn more about the Toronto Public Library, visit tpl.ca.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Donor Programs

  • Coordinates renewal, acquisition and acknowledgement activity for Literary Circle. Prepares data, drafts and prepares donor correspondence. Accurately records all activity in Raiser’s Edge software
  • Supports Donor Program events, prepares invitation lists and event briefing notes
  • Supports the activities of the donor program committees, preparing meeting materials, minutes, tracking actions and assisting the Manager, Leadership Giving with follow-ups

Major Gifts

  • Drafts and prepares major gift correspondence including thank you letters and proposals. Supports major gift meeting activity by preparing meeting materials, briefing notes, tracking and coordinating follow-ups
  • Supports Major Gift cultivation and stewardship events

Prospect research, Filing and Database

  • Prepares research profiles and briefing notes for senior staff and volunteers
  • Coordinate gift processing, ensuring accurate coding and complete files both in donor database and electronic filing systems

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1-3 years of experience in a fundraising environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience drafting donor correspondence
  • Well-developed administration and organizational skills
  • Accuracy and keen attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience communicating with donors
  • Proficiency in applicable computer programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Candidate must be physically able assist with event preparation, execution and tear-down

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience using Raiser’s Edge in a development environment is an asset
  • Passion for fundraising and a love of the library

WHY APPLY?

  • Be key member of a highly ambitious and results-driven fundraising team, focused on supporting priority initiatives at Toronto Public Library, the busiest public library system in the world
  • Gain non-profit experience
  • Mentorship from senior development professional
  • Develop valuable major gift and individual giving not-for-profit experience

 

TO APPLY:

  • Please send CV to: tplfrecruit@mccgroup.ca (email only, no phone calls please) by March 31, 2019
  • Please include “[Your name] _COORDINATOR, INDIVIDUAL GIVING APPLICATION in subject line
  • Only qualified candidates will be contacted

 

The Toronto Public Library Foundation invites applications from all qualified individuals. The Foundation is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Upon request, accommodation will be provided for persons with disabilities through all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

About us

In support of the busiest library system in the world, the Toronto Public Library Foundation’s purpose is to change the library story in our city so even more Torontonians take pride and invest in its world class spaces, programming, technology and services.

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