|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|Food For The Poor of Canada, Inc.||Full Time||Executive (Dept. head, director)||N/A||2018-12-06||2019-01-30|
Application deadline January 30th, Please submit CV and Cover letter.
Food For The Poor of Canada is seeking a fundraising professional to provide leadership and expertise for our fundraising programs, with a specific focus on major-gifts and business development, in the role of Director of Development. You are interested in growing into executive leadership roles in the next few years.
Food For The Poor of Canada, Inc. (FFPC) is a small and nimble charity that has the infrastructure of a large NGO. We work with established partners (Food For The Poor US, Food for the Poor Haiti and Food For The Poor Jamaica) to support humanitarian projects that create lasting impact. We build villages, homes, water wells, schools, and clinics and manage sustainability projects funded by FFPC donors. Our work also involves the distribution of goods to schools, orphanages, churches, hospitals, and community leaders that work directly with the people they serve.
Over the last 10 years FFPC and its donors have built 90 homes and 30 schools, as well as shipped $28 million worth of food, educational and medical supplies.
Building on 10 years of work, relationships and our recently launched campaign “It takes a village to build a village,” the Director of Development will be responsible for creating an annual strategic plan to elevate fundraising through setting clear goals and metrics for revenue development, as well as through volunteer and donor engagement. Reporting to the Executive Director and providing leadership to the growing fundraising team, the Director of Development will be a valued member of the senior leadership team, with the opportunity to grow in further leadership roles.
You are a team player and a positive individual who leads by example, an accomplished fundraising professional with major giving experience. You have applied strategic thinking to successfully grow a major gifts program, and a track record in securing gifts of $10,000 and above from corporations, individuals and family foundations. You are articulate, genuine, and a relationship builder with excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
The Director of Development will provide expertise and leadership to develop overarching annual plans based on best practice fundraising. With an “out the door” approach and an active presence in the community, the ideal candidate will be motivated to enhance current donor relationships and to explore new ways of securing our next generation of donors. An authentic and compelling storyteller, the Director of Development will proudly articulate for support and will exhibit great skill in expressing the various ways donors can partner in addressing poverty in the Caribbean and Latin America.
You are an energetic, high-achiever who takes the initiative and goes the extra mile, and you know how to prioritize. Collaborative and supportive, you will be a philanthropy partner to the Executive Director and our fundraising volunteers. You are genuinely donor-centric, with a strong commitment to sharing our impact. Performance-driven and results-oriented with a strong focus on accountabilities, you are confident, creative, you have an active interest in growing into more senior roles.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be responsible for:
Strategy and Planning
Staff and Volunteer Leadership
Required Qualifications and Competencies
Food For The Poor is a Christian relief and development organization working in 17 countries in the Caribbean and Latin America. Food For The Poor has provided in excess of $13 billion USD in aid, and has built 200 schools and 75,000 homes in the region over the last 36 years.
Food For The Poor Canada (FFPC) uses a unique and powerful combination of basic aid and sustainable development to build strong and prosperous communities in the Caribbean and Latin America. We respond to urgent needs while also building community and social infrastructure where it is needed most, through food, housing, education, health and livelihood.
We offer the opportunity to work with a group of dedicated professionals, as well as mentorship and professional-development opportunities to help support the successful candidate. Applicants from all faiths, beliefs and diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Please note that we will be reviewing and evaluating applications on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found, we encourage early applications.