Posted On: 2018-03-13
Closing On: 2018-03-26
Location: Toronto
Effective:
Website: http://www.cancer.ca
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY

POSITION: Run for the Cure & Special Events Fundraising Coordinator  

REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Run for the Cure Fundraising

LOCATION: Toronto, ON          

STATUS: Full-Time, Permanent 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Run for the Cure Fundraising, the Run for the Cure and Special Events Fundraising Coordinator works on all fundraising elements of the CIBC Run for the Cure Run sites with a focus on the Ontario region. The Coordinator will also be assigned specific projects to lead that will support revenue development through the CIBC Run for the Cure and other special events. Strong relationship development skills, organizational and project management skills, and exceptional communication skills are key elements to this role.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under the direction of the Senior Manager execute an annual fundraising plan to align with revenue objectives for the portfolio including the CIBC Run for the Cure and special event fundraisers. 
  • Maintain a portfolio of participants and team captains with established retention goals; ensure maximization of networking, cultivation and stewardship opportunities, and that all stakeholders receive correspondence, required support, and updates in a timely and professional manner that meets their individual needs
  • In conjunction with Senior Manager, Run for the Cure Fundraising, plan, develop, and oversee the implementation of individual strategies for these relationships. This includes working closely with volunteer leadership, Senior Management and the Development team to coordinate strategies.
  • Actively manage a portfolio of 100-150 prospective fundraisers (including team captains) and sponsors.
  • Provide support and strategic direction to multiple leadership volunteers. This includes creating and implementing fundraising strategies, recruiting committee members, providing training, and attending organizing committee meetings on a regular basis.
  • Manage and execute the sponsorship sales cycle for local, experiential and in-kind sponsors and prospective sponsors in across Ontario.
  • Contribute to annual training program for the CIBC Run for the Cure including the annual training conferences for the leadership volunteers and online and self-directed training modules for the volunteer committee roles throughout the year.
  • Utilize Foundation mandated IT systems as directed to manage relationships, accurately record interactions, and run reports for planning and executional purposes.
  • Work collaboratively and maintain a positive working environment with all internal stakeholders. Participate in additional events managed by other departments as needed.
  • Utilize Society database and systems as directed to manage relationships, accurately record interactions, and run reports for planning and executional purposes.
  • Work collaboratively and maintain a positive working environment with all internal stakeholders. Participate in additional events managed by other departments as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Fundraising Specialist.
  • Works in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health & Safety Act and its regulations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Post-secondary education in a related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with volunteer committees.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and professional presence necessary to interact with participants, team captains, donors, sponsors
  • Excellent problem solving skills, business acumen, strategic aptitude, and sound judgment.
  • Exceptional communications and relationship development skills.
  • Exceptional time/project management skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook).
  • Experience in a complex, diverse, not-for-profit organization an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

 

Please note that in keeping with the mandate of the Canadian Cancer Society to model and promote healthy lifestyles, employees are not permitted to smoke in or about Society premises or while carrying out CCS business.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Office environment with occasional requirements to work outside of regular office hours.
  • Some evening and weekend work required.
  • Travel would be required to attend sales meetings, most travel would be within the Greater Toronto area though some regional travel may be expected.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

CCS offers meaningful opportunities to make an impact in the fight against cancer.  We are committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive and exemplifies our core values:

 

CARING   COURAGE   INTEGRITY   PROGRESSIVE

 

In return for your skills and dedication, we offer an attractive compensation package that encompasses a competitive salary, excellent benefits and the opportunity to have a rewarding employment experience where your contributions can make a true difference every day.

 

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates are invited to our Careers portal at www.cancer.ca and submit their resume, cover letter and salary expectations by March 26, 2018.
 

We thank all candidates for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Cancer Society is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.