Posted On: 2017-11-22
Closing On: 2017-12-31
Location: Aurora, ON
Effective: last week of January 2018 or February 2018
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Senior

Job Description

This position is full-time, 35 hours per week.  Location:  Aurora, Ontario

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will provide leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination for all CHATS fundraising, marketing and communications. Fundraising activities includes major gifts, individual, corporate and foundation giving, special events and direct mail.
Expected outcomes for this position include:
â–ª A financial development strategy and implementation of a plan to support CHATS’ services.
â–ª Development and management of a marketing and communications strategy that effectively markets CHATS, educates and informs stakeholders and maximizes fundraising efforts.
As a recognized leader in previous roles, you have achieved aggressive fundraising targets in the above areas. You are strategic, creative, organized and results driven.
Key qualifications include: post-secondary education in Business, Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or programs that focus on Fundraising, Development and/or Advancement (CRFE/ABC designation preferred), with a strong mix of both fundraising and marketing/communications skills in a leadership role. Ideally you have 10 years’ experience in the field and a successful record of identifying, cultivating and soliciting individual donors, corporations and foundations. You have demonstrated results in organizing and implementing fundraising activities and have the ability to develop effective partnerships with internal and external constituencies. You have excellent communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills. You also have a strong proposal or grant writing experience. Knowledge of Raisers’ Edge is an asset. A valid Ontario driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle are required for this position.


Accommodation will be provided to individuals with disability, upon request

If you are seeking a new challenge in your fundraising and marketing career and are inspired by contributing to an organization committed to providing quality care in the community, we’d like to hear from you!

Please apply online:  www/

CHATS is a not-for-profit organization launched in 1980 by a caring group of community members who believed in enhancing the independence of seniors living at home. Today, CHATS enhances the health, wellness and independence of more than 8,100 York Region, Bradford West Gwillimbury and New Tecumseth seniors and caregivers each year, through a full range of in-home and community services provided by a dedicated team of 300 staff and more than 550 volunteers.