Director of Development

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Jewish Addiction Community Services (JACS) Toronto
  • Fundraising / Giving
  • Event Coordination
  • Supervision / Team Leader
  • Telemarketing / Phone Sales
Full Time
  • Ontario - Metro Toronto Area - Toronto
Executive (Dept. head, director)$100,0002019-07-112019-09-09

Director of Development:

Reports to the President and CEO

Director of Development Purpose:

Responsible for leading JACS' agency advancement program as adopted by the Board of Trustees and will also be responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with donors and administration. The Director of Development is responsible for the management of both the Research Coordinator and Event Coordinator/Fundraising Assistant.

Director of Development Job Duties:

Specific areas of responsibility include:


  • Designs, implements and manages all fundraising activities including annual giving, endowment and capital campaigns, special projects, and other JACS-related solicitations.
  • Manages strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations.
  • Maintains contact with and develops grant proposals for foundations and corporations.
  • Develops and implements client and family - based fundraising programs within the Annual Fund.
  • Develops a comprehensive planned-giving program as the need becomes appropriate.

Board of Trustees Relations

  • Works with the Board of Trustees and the President & CEO to develop strategies to initiate and meet aggressive fundraising goals.
  • Develops fundraising training for Trustees and other leadership volunteers.
  • Assumes responsibility for Development reports to the Board and other agencies, and attends all Board meetings when asked to do so.
  • Assists the Board with recommending and researching potential new members for Fundraising Committee.

Development Office Infrastructure

  • Creates office systems to support all Development projects and operations.
  • Supervises donor and gift record-keeping.
  • Coordinates development research activities.
  • Manages the pledge reminder and acknowledgement programs.

Alumni Relations

  • Manages and maintains the alumni database.
  • Organizes and supports an alumni association.
  • Organizes alumni events, collects news and information about the members of the alumni for publication.

Family Relations

  • Works with the Family Annual Fund Committee to identify and train a core group of volunteers to assist in the Annual Giving, special events and other fundraising programs as needed.

Public Relations, Marketing, and Advertising

  • Creates and implements a communication and promotional plan for all Campaigns.

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