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Nature Conservancy of Canada

Manager, Campaign & Development Standards

Posted On: November 10, 2023
Closing On: November 20, 2023

Location: Remote
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: beginner
Salary Range: $78,000.00 To 87,749.00 Annually

Location: Flexible. Remote and hybrid options available.

Position details: Full-time, Permanent

Taking care of our environment has never been more important than it is today. The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is looking for a Manager, Campaign & Development Standards to join a team committed to protecting our most important natural areas and the plants and animals they sustain.

NCC is the nation’s leading not-for-profit, private land conservation organization, working to protect our most important natural areas and the species they sustain. Since 1962 NCC and its supporters have protected 15 million hectares (more than 35 million acres) of ecologically significant land across Canada. NCC takes a collaborative, science-based approach to achieve conservation success for the sake of nature and Canadians. With a national office in Toronto and seven regional offices across the country, NCC delivers results you can walk on.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Senior Director, Campaign & Development, the Manager, Campaign & Development Standards is responsible for the management and execution of NCC’s long-term, billion-dollar-plus strategic fundraising campaign. The incumbent applies rigorous project management to high-level fundraising campaigns and associated campaign tactics designed to support organizational strategic priorities and provides insights into the health of strategic fundraising campaign efforts. The Manager works with Board, volunteers and staff units across NCC to ensure the successful achievement of campaign goals. The incumbent provides valuable input to fundraising planning and strategy, helps the organization design and implement fundraising best practices at a leadership level, as well as create and maintain structures and standards for the highest levels of giving.

Position Requirements

  • Post-secondary education (fundraising, business administration, marketing or communications related fields), or comparable combination of education and work experience.
  • 5-10 years of experience in a development, campaign, major gifts or fundraising operations role with demonstrated project management experience.
  • Strong project management and analytical skills.
  • Adept and inspiring communicator.
  • Ability to set and manage priorities, develop timelines and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrates strong project ownership and follow-through.
  • Ability to understand high level strategies while being detail oriented.
  • Talented multi-tasker, skilled at continuous re-prioritization.
  • Strong understanding of major gifts fundraising, fundraising systems and practices, and technical knowledge of fundraising databases.
  • Ability to anticipate & address potential problems.
  • Builds trust and motivates others to work collectively to achieve project goals.
  • Skillful at scoping out initiatives, understanding and leveraging resources as necessary.
  • Ability to synthesize large volumes of information into high level summaries with clear next steps.
  • Project Management course certification or PMP designation an asset.
  • French language skills an asset.

How to Apply

NCC is an equal opportunity employer. If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations through our Career Centre.

NCC welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We value and incorporate diverse traditions, heritage, knowledge and experiences in our mission and in our workplaces. We celebrate the full participation of people from all walks of life as we work towards common goals. We strive for a conservation movement in which equity, diversity and inclusion are the norm. This is our continuous commitment: to promote healthy people, healthy communities and a healthy planet for everyone.