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MS Society of Canada

Coordinator, Principal Giving

Posted On: July 21, 2022
Closing On: September 2, 2022

Location: Anywhere in Canada
Effective: ASAP
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: beginner
Salary Range: $46,600-$52,500

Are you someone who is passionate about the work that you do? Do you want your next adventure to be part of a great cause? If so, look no further than the MS Society of Canada! Our team is looking for a Coordinator, Principal Giving located anywhere in Canada on a full-time basis working 35 hours per week.

Who we are

We have a bold vision of a world free of multiple sclerosis (MS). Our mission is to connect and empower the MS community to create positive change and you can be part of that!

Canada has one of the highest rates of MS in the world, with an estimated 90,000 Canadians living with the disease.

We are privileged to be a part of a determined group of change agents who are working tirelessly to create a world free of MS. Some 1500 Canadians affected by MS serve as leadership volunteers on division and chapter councils and committees and an estimated 13,500 volunteers work tirelessly delivering programs, fundraising events, public awareness campaigns and social action activities.

Through discoveries, innovation, and collective action, we will work together to alleviate the uncertainty that MS causes, help provide accessible options for disease management, and reach out to partners to eliminate physical and social barriers in our communities.

Our strategy not only lays out the roadmap in our journey to create a world free of MS, but we hope it also provides inspiration for all in the MS community to connect and collaborate in order to advance treatment and care, enhance well-being, understand and halt disease progression, and prevent MS from happening. Discover. Innovate. Act.

What we offer

At the MS Society of Canada, we have a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, an employee and family assistance program (EFAP) and travel insurance, to name a few. Not only do we close between Christmas and New Years, but we also have half day Friday’s before long weekends! On top of that, we offer flexible working arrangements and opportunities to work remotely as well! Who wouldn’t want all of that?

The role you will play

The Coordinator, Principal Giving assists in ensuring the smooth operation of the Principal Giving program by providing direct administrative support for the Principal Giving Team, including senior leaders of the MS Society, as they identify, cultivate, solicit and steward principal gifts for the MS Society.

Key Areas of Impact:

  • Provides high-level administrative support including the preparation of donor correspondence, coordinating and scheduling donor and prospect meetings, and preparing agendas and packages for meetings.
  • Monitors and processes Principal, Leadership, and Corporate gifts, ensuring that Principal Giving donor and prospect activity is updated in the database.
  • Provides administrative support for Principal Giving volunteers and Senior Leadership including coordinating meeting logistics, taking and distributing meeting minutes, and responding to staff and volunteer requests.
  • Supports an annual calendar of high-level events across Canada.

What you will bring

Are you someone who:

  • Has working knowledge and experience with Salesforce?
  • Has 1-3 years experience supporting a Principal Giving/Major Gifts team?
  • Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite?
  • Has excellent attention to detail?
  • Has effective communication skills?
  • Can handle and prioritize multiple requests?
  • Has excellent problem-solving ability with sound judgement and discretion?
  • Has the ability to work independently and within a team environment?

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!

If everything you have read so far has made you want to be part of this fantastic team, please send your application that includes your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to Human Resources at by August 5, 2022. Applications without salary expectations will not be considered.

All positions at the MS Society of Canada will require a criminal background check.

The MS Society is dedicated to encouraging a supportive and inclusive culture amongst the whole workforce where people from all backgrounds can thrive.

To protect the health and safety of our employees and the MS community, the MS Society is requiring employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or obtain an approved exemption. Upon hire, we would need proof of vaccination or an approved exemption.

Our aim is to ensure that all employees, volunteers and those interested in joining our team are given equal opportunity and that our organization is representative of all sections of society. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

We are committed to accommodating applicants’ needs throughout the selection process. Please contact should you need accommodation.

To learn more about the MS Society of Canada and the great work that we do, we encourage you to visit