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Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

Digital Fundraising Specialist

Posted On: April 26, 2022
Closing On: April 27, 2022

Location: Hybrid : Stouffville, Ontario / Remote
Effective: As soon as possible
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: intermediate
Salary Range: $55k

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Who We Are

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity, established in 1873. The Society and its network of communities facilitate and provide for province-wide leadership on matters relating to the prevention of cruelty to animals and the promotion of animal well-being. Offering a variety of mission-based programs, including community-based sheltering, animal wellness services, provincial animal transfers, shelter health & wellness, high-volume spay/neuter services, animal rescue, animal advocacy, Indigenous partnership programs and humane education, the Ontario SPCA is Ontario’s animal charity.

Working together we can make a difference in the lives of countless animals in need.


Position: As an experienced Digital Fundraising Specialist, you will be responsible for the execution of activities that raise funds and contribute to the success of the Development team’s fundraising programs in the digital spectrum. The role focuses on supporting the raising of funds online and the cultivation and stewardship of prospective future donors and existing donors through tactical execution of our campaigns.

A Typical Day

  • Performing tactical execution of the digital giving strategy, which includes email, social media advertising, search, display advertising, lead generation and revenue generation campaigns
  • Supporting the growth of our Legacy Giving program through the execution of digital legacy giving marketing strategies, such as lead generation and email cultivation that aim to prospect and cultivate legacy leads and donors
  • Supporting growth of Monthly Giving program through execution of digital engagement and conversion strategies for monthly donors
  • Managing Paws & Give™ online store which is the home for both merchandise and symbolic giving
  • Establishing stewardship of organization’s adopters, donors and spay/neuter clients through execution of digital stewardship initiatives that aim to convert clients and adopters into donors and adoption ambassadors
  • Building donation forms, fundraising pages, landing pages and additional online fundraising pages as needed
  • Being a subject-matter expert for Luminate Online and deployment of digital advertising tactics.
  • Providing backup support for tracking and reporting of digital program revenue and expenses
  • Preparing campaign summaries to report back on cheers and challenges of all program activities, and future recommended learnings.

Why You Should Join Our Team?

  • Be part of an energetic team environment with others who share your passion for animal wellbeing!
  • Competitive compensation package including medical, dental and vision benefits
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid remote work program
  • Employee Family Assistance Program
  • Paid sick time
  • 3 weeks of vacation after 3 years of service
  • Onsite parking

Do You Have What it Takes?

  • University/College degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years relevant experience in non-profit online fundraising and/or marketing
  • 2+ years of experience with Luminate Online
  • Has or is working towards Google Marketing certification
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or similar
  • Advanced skills in MS Office Suite (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Self-motivated, high energy, results oriented with the drive to exceed expectations
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to execute multiple tasks often with tight deadlines


We Can’t Wait to Meet You!

Please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Caitlin Nicholls

Associate Director, Annual Giving

Ontario SPCA and Humane Society

Please quote “Digital Fundraising” in the subject line.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest in the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society provides accommodation during all stages of the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please advise us if you are contacted for an interview and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us at 888-668-7722 or .

Please note that the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society has a Covid-19 vaccination policy in place for all employees and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. Valid medical accommodation will be taken into consideration on an individual basis.