Posted On: 2018-05-25
Closing On: 2018-06-15
Location: Toronto
Effective: ASAP
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Management

Job Description

Manager, Foundation

Geneva Centre for Autism is an international leader in the development and delivery of clinical intervention services and training.  As a full service agency, Geneva Centre for Autism's commitment to individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families have been demonstrated through its tireless work of ensuring evidence-based and best practices in its service delivery.  The Centre's programs and services are driven by person-centred philosophy with emphasis on skill-building using evidence-based clinical practices and approaches that recognize the unique needs and strengths of an individual with an ASD.

Reporting to the CEO, the Manager, Foundation provides leadership and strategic expertise for all fundraising initiatives of the Geneva for Autism Foundation.

The main accountabilities for this position include but are not limited to:

•Lead the Foundation’s Corporate and Major Gifts fundraising
•Cultivate and maintain key relationships for giving
•Identify and develop RFPs and Grant applications
•Oversee Fundraising events – both internal and third party
•Pipeline development
•Work with the Foundation’s Board of Directors to leverage their contacts and collaborate on strategic fundraising strategies
•Assists with Symposium planning and execution as needed
•Utilize Raiser’s Edge database to extract and analyze key metrics.

The ideal candidate is a dynamic and self-motivated business-oriented individual, with an entrepreneurial approach to fundraising.  S/he will have outstanding leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.  S/he will be self-motivated, able to work well under pressure and possess sound judgement.

Requirements to be considered for the role:

•5 years’ demonstrated experience in successfully identifying, cultivating and securing public and private funds
•Results-driven individual with creative and innovative approaches to fundraising
•Excellent research and analytical skills
•Concise and effective writing skills
•Engaging and motivational public speaker
•CFRE preferred
•Experience with Raiser’s Edge an asset
•Commitment to supporting individuals with Autism
•Professional demeanor with the ability to interact assertively while maintaining tact
•Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple deadlines
•Strong analytical and quantitative abilities
•Experience managing budgets and goal setting is highly desirable
•Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
•Bilingualism is an asset.

Working at Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) is both challenging and rewarding. We provide our employees with a positive work environment where they can make a difference every day.

We offer…

•Meaningful careers and professional development opportunities
•Competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package
•Internationally recognized leadership and innovation in the field of ASD
•A dynamic people-focused company culture that supports a balanced lifestyle

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume with salary expectations to:

Human Resources
Please quote Job #36.18

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

Geneva Centre for Autism is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment. Geneva Centre for Autism is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process.   Please notify us if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require accommodation Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.