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Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada

Corporate Partnerships Officer

Posted On: June 9, 2022
Closing On: June 17, 2022

Location: Toronto
Effective: August 2022
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: intermediate
Salary Range: $68,109 fixed starting salary

Job Information 

Position Status: Permanent

Activity Rate: 100%, 37.5 hours per week

Salary Grade: Level C on the MSF Canada Salary Grid, $68,109 per year (non-negotiable) 

Status: Must be legally authorized to work in Canada; MSF Canada is not in the position to support a work permit process for any applicant outside of Canada

Benefits: Health Spending Account, Lifestyle Spending Account, group insurance (Life, Dependent Life, AD&D), Peace of Mind plan (i.e. prescription drugs, accidental dental, hospital care, etc.), 5% RRSP contributions (no matching required), starting 4 weeks’ Vacation/year, flexible work hours, annual professional development budget, Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), and a positive and innovative office culture grounded in our core values of humanity, integrity and results.

Impact Statement

The Corporate Partnerships Officer develops, manages, and grows mid-level and major strategic relationships with new, existing, and lapsed corporate donors. The Corporate Partnerships Officer will manage their own portfolio of corporate donors representing multiple fundraising channels such as corporate grants, employee fundraising and corporate matching gifts, sponsorships and Cause Related Marketing. Daily functions will include regular cultivation and stewardship of corporate contacts, fulfilling benefits for corporate partnerships and collaborating with peers in overlapping areas of interest.

Key Responsibilities

  • Corporate Donor Relationship Management – Manages a portfolio comprising of 50+ corporate donor partnerships and cause-related marketing partnership through engaging with existing corporate relationships, initiating new ones, and re-engaging lapsed donors, utilizing effective and appropriate stewardship techniques
  • Cultivating New Relationships – Works closely with the prospect researcher to identify new prospects and deepen knowledge of current portfolio 
  • Department Administration – Contributes to the development of the Foundations and Corporate Partnership unit’s annual plan, designed to meet priority funding needs, effectively communicate about MSF field activities and advocacy efforts, and meets the needs, objectives, and policies of MSF 

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Core Competencies

  • Cross-Cultural Awareness; Proficiency Level 3: Demonstrates an integrating attitude 
  • A Commitment to MSF’s Principles; Proficiency Level 2: Acts towards the fulfilment of MSF’s Social Mission  
  • Strategic Vision; Proficiency Level 3: Plans actions geared towards achieving objectives 
  • Results and Quality Orientation; Proficiency Level 3: Improves performance and sets ambitious and realistic goals 
  • Planning and Organising; Proficiency Level 3: Follows up, plans activities and sets priorities 
  • Networking and Building Relationships; Proficiency Level 3: Creates network opportunities 

Knowledge and Experience 

  • Corporate Partnership Relationship Management experience preferred with proven skills in working productively with corporate donors, marketing departments and Senior Level Management Corporate Contacts 
  • Demonstrated development experience, preferably in Foundations/Corporate Partnerships, Major Gifts, or with Multilateral/Bilateral funders 
  • Experience in all aspects of donor cultivation (research, writing, follow-up, and stewardship)  
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office programs (specifically Word and Excel), fundraising databases, and conducting online research 

Education, Certifications, and Languages

  • Post-secondary education, training, or certification in non-profit fundraising or an equivalent combination of transferable experience 
  • English: excellent oral and written communication skills, including correspondence with stakeholders 


Interested candidates are invited to apply by providing their resume and responding to the online application questions (in lieu of providing a cover letter).

The deadline for applications is Friday, 17 June 2022, 9:00am, Eastern Time. Only electronic applications will be accepted.

We encourage applications from individuals who self-identify as belonging to equity-seeking groups such as (but not limited to): Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, or women.

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