Posted On: 2017-11-23
Closing On: 2017-12-17
Location: North York, ON
Effective: December 18, 2017
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Intermediate
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Job Description


Full Time Permanent/ 37.5 hours per week


Are you looking for an opportunity that will leverage your skills, allow you to own a program from concept through execution and give you that rewarding experience knowing the work you are doing is making a difference?

Lumacare is hiring a full-time Fund Development Coordinator to execute our fund development strategy.  You will be working with a team to launch a brand new fundraising program for the agency and bring it to market, while growing Lumacare’s brand identity in the community.

If you are one of those rare individuals who have the perfect balance between being a creative and innovative thinker and having strong communication and project management skills this role just may be for you!

Your role would involve:

  • Planning and executing the agency’s fund development initiatives.

  • Organizing and implementing all agency innovation centre donor programs including direct mail, monthly and annual giving programs, employee contribution, peer to peer fundraising, e-commerce sales, third party and fundraising events, corporate partnerships, major gifts, legacy and memorial giving programs.

  • Oversee the agency’s donor database (E-Tapestry) and run the organization’s stewardship program in order to achieve fund development sustainability and growth year-over-year.

  • Create quality content, and lead meaningful engagement throughout all existing social media assets, blogs, and web updates related to fund development. Assist with the writing of grants as required.

  • Track budgets and expenditures for agency branded supplies and company-branded merchandise.

  • Participating in internal/external committees as required.

  • Other duties as required.

This position sits within Lumacare’s Resource Development and Communications Department and will also work closely with the team to support all marketing, communications, and events for the agency.

*Availability for some early morning, evening or weekend work based on event schedule is essential.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Completion of post-secondary education in Fund Development, Resource Development or related field.

  • Project management experience, preferably in a fundraising context.

  • Minimum of one year of experience in marketing.

  • Knowledge of social media and digital marketing strategies, best practices, and analysis.

  • Content management system (CMS) experience (WordPress preferred), experience with marketing automation (Mailchimp preferred).

  • Microsoft office suite and Adobe graphic design experience (In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator) is an asset.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with experience in writing and producing marketing materials. Excellent creative writing skills.

  • Strong time management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize a complex workload and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.

  • Experience in leading volunteers is an asset.

  • Creative self-starter, forward-thinker who demonstrates a sense of urgency.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of team.

  • Passionate about continuous learning.

  • A Valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is preferred.

If you are ready to embark on this journey with us and join the continued growth and success of this organization, this may be the opportunity for you.......

This position will be posted until December 23, 2017. Interested candidates must send their updated resumes to

Lumacare is a fully accredited agency committed to equity in employment.  Our goal is a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve.  We strongly encourage applications from women and men, people from racialized communities, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities, aboriginal persons and people who identify themselves as LGBT. We seek to attract and retain individuals who will work together to create and sustain a vibrant, healthy, safe and caring community.

Notice to Candidates – you will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Lumacare will provide accommodation, accessible formats, and communication supports for the interview upon request.