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Director, Fund Development

Posted On: March 15, 2024
Closing On: April 30, 2024

Location: Toronto
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: senior
Salary Range: $140,000 - $155,000

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CONFIDENTIAL—Director, Fund Development

Our client is a distinguished organization known for its advocacy and provision of resources aimed at enhancing community well-being. They are dedicated to supporting recovery and resilience, with a mission to enable all individuals to flourish and thrive.

Believing that everyone deserves access to essential resources, the organization is steadfast in ensuring that all individuals have opportunities for growth and development. It is within this context that our client invites nominations and applications for the role of Director, Fund Development, a position that will profoundly influence the organization’s future.

The Director will assume the pivotal role of developing and executing an all-encompassing fundraising strategy, designed to secure the necessary financial resources for bolstering programs and services and fostering a transformational culture. With a key focus on cultivating relationships with foundations, corporate collaborators, and government partners, the Director will be an ambassador of the organization. Ultimately, the new Director will garner support for community well-being with a strategic and intentional approach to fund development. This role holds significant importance in driving the organization’s mission and values, promoting care and wellbeing. As a part of senior leadership, the successful candidate will play a key role in creating a collaborative environment that inspires the team to achieve new heights of success. They will also play a pivotal role in shaping the organizational culture, fostering a sense of purpose, and belonging among team members.


Among the qualifications being sought in candidates, the incoming leader must have a deep and abiding commitment to advancing reconciliation, equity, diversity, and inclusion in all its forms. The candidate must believe, intrinsically, in the importance of leading with curiosity and welcoming ideas that can later be synthesized and turned into possibility. While all candidates are encouraged to apply and share how they see themselves adding value to our client’s environment, the following credentials and/or experiences are seen as possible markers of the candidates success in the role: A) a university or college degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience with a CFRE preferred designation; B) a strong understanding of trends in the philanthropic sector with the ability to use and share this knowledge in a manner that builds a strong organizational funding strategy while inspiring innovation and advancing day to day and longer-term goals and activities; C) the ability to build consensus, managing multiple stakeholder relationships and inspiring confidence in both internal and external teams, and; D) experience in mental health/healthcare or health promotion.

How to Apply

The organization is partnering with BIPOC Executive Search to ensure an applicant list that is diverse and is as intersectional as possible. All interested applicants can send their resume to Christopher Lee by e-mailing, or can apply through the BIPOC Executive Search mobile app.

In accordance with the AODA Act, for applicants living with a disability accommodation will be provided throughout the search process. Should accommodation be required, please make Helen Mekonen aware by using the above address.

We thank everyone for their expression of interest—and are truly appreciative of the time individuals put into applying—but with the limitations of time only those selected for an interview will be contacted.