Partnership and Fundraising Manager

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Canadian Cancer Survivor Network
  • Fundraising / Giving
Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa Area - Ottawa
Manager (Supervisor of Staff)$47,500 - 50,0002019-10-082019-10-15

About CCSN

CCSN is a leader in patient participation in health care decision-making, with a mandate to educate the public and policy makers about cancer survivorship; with particular emphasis on the patient lived experince. CCSN encourages and engages in research on ways to alleviate barriers to optimal cancer care in Canada.



The Partnership and Fundraising Manager will manage a group of high level corporate donors, cultivate, support and develop excellent relationships with current donors. Development and research to increase range and mixture of corporate, government, and foundation sponsors.


Position Description


  • Follow grant cycles, research and review information about funders before each renewal application.
  • Chart and record all interactions with funders; prepare reports for senior management.
  • Attend funder events, conduct introductory phone calls, cultivation visits, solicitation calls and stewardship activities.
  • Efficient delivery of sponsor requirements, and clear communication to stakeholders are critical tasks.
  • Ensure ongoing donor recognition meaningful to each funder.

Planning and Development

  • Conduct prospect research to support the identification of potential major sponsors using grant database, internet, print and electronic sources as well as in‐house files
  • Create materials to support program fundraising activities, including proposals, presentations, briefing notes and correspondence, case for support, and deliver presentations to prospective donors.
  • Establish cultivation and solicitation strategies to approach individuals, corporations and foundations, and identify tactics to achieve strategic objectives.
  • Results expected: maintain current sponsorships, identify new sponsors, and generate funds on an annual basis to support program expansion.


Job Requirements

  • Five or more years’ experience working with high level fundraising- AFP or CAE designation preferred.
  • Solid understanding of fundraising and donor stewardship across several fundraising methods.
  • Experience establishing and managing project plans and budgets
  • Demonstrated knowledge of major giving and business sponsorship concepts and approaches to donor cultivation, stewardship and marketing.
  • Exceptional networking, relationship management, listening and negotiating skills, with the ability to build trust and elicit confidence from prospects, donors, corporate representatives, staff, and senior level volunteers.
  • Strong business writing, presentation, verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to operate with sensitivity and confidentiality. 


We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interviews will be scheduled as resumes are received.

  • Send cover letter, detailing how your experience meets the job requirements listed above, and resume to
  • Must be legally able to work in Canada, and presently live in Ottawa.