Director of Fundraising
- Job Type
- Full Time
- Job Level
- Senior Executive (CEO, CFO, COO, Executive Director)
- Waterloo, ON
- Impact Area
- Community & Social Services
- Impact Category
- Company Type
About this position
Sanguen is seeking an experienced and innovative individual to become Sanguen’s first Director of Fundraising. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to use their creativity, experience, and existing relationships to lead the development and implementation of a fundraising strategy that provides Sanguen with the resources it needs to meet the growing and increasingly complex needs of our community.
- Develop and implement the fundraising strategy, including engagement of major donors, recurring donors, corporate gifts, and campaigns.
- Identify grants, complete applications, and complete required reports.
- Develop yearly fundraising goals and monitor progress to ensure these goals are met or exceeded.
- Develop and implement required policies and processes.
- Identify and implement required technology (e.g., Blackbaud, Donor Perfect, Raiser's Edge) for accepting donations and managing donor relationships.
- Oversee the creation of marketing and communications plans and materials related to fundraising strategy (ex. solicitation letters).
- Conduct workplace presentations, including leadership and/or Board presentations covering projections and strategic insights.
- Ensure contributions are recognized, including through the website and on social media.
- Oversee the planning of Sanguen’s annual open house and other events if required by fundraising strategy.
- Produce cost-effective budgets for events and track ROI details for future planning.
- Act as an ambassador in the community, including at community and partner events, and in the media.
- Build and steward strategic partnerships and community collaborations.
- 5+ years of fundraising, grant writing, development, and donor engagement experience, with a track record of securing major and recurring contributions.
- Post-secondary education at a college or university level in Fundraising, Communications, Business Administration or related field, or the combined equivalent education and work experience.
- Experience using client management database platforms, such as Blackbaud, Donor Perfect, Raiser's Edge.
- Exceptional communication and leadership skills.
- As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Sanguen Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.
Hours and Location of Work
- Up to 40 hours per week, primarily daytime, weekday hours, with some weekend and evening work required to participate in Sanguen and community events.
- Flexible hybrid work arrangement that accommodates both remote home office and on site.
- Some travel within Wellington and Waterloo Region to meet with funders, community partners, and for events.
Compensation and Other Perks
- This is a salaried position of $70,000.00-$80,000.00 annually at 1.0 FTE (this will be prorated to the agreed upon FTE)
- A comprehensive Employee Benefits package (including dental, vision, and extended health care) upon successful completion of the probationary period (FTE must be 0.5 or greater to qualify for benefits)
- 4 weeks’ vacation which accrues biweekly
- 15 paid sick days per calendar year
- Casual dress
Sanguen Health Centre exists to improve individual and community well-being by providing health and social care for people who face barriers to accessing traditional supports. This includes people living with Hepatitis C (HCV), people who use drugs, those experiencing homelessness, and equity deserving communities.
Our mission is to provide health and social care for people who face barriers to accessing traditional supports, including people who experience homelessness, use drugs, and are living with Hepatitis C.
Our vision is to create a future where everyone in our community is empowered, accepted, and cared for in the way they need to thrive.