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Plan International Canada

Vice President, Philanthropy

Posted On: August 16, 2023
Closing On: September 5, 2023

Location: Toronto
Employment Type: fulltime
Level: senior
Salary Range: $185,000 -$195,000 per year

Join us to unlock global impact for children, especially girls, with Canada’s leading philanthropists. Millions of girls are facing barriers and being denied their basic human rights simply because of their age and gender. Plan International Canada’s philanthropy efforts will make a better world possible, and won’t stop until we are all equal.

Plan International Canada (PLAN) is an international organization striving for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. With a dedicated, passionate, and diverse team of over three hundred employees, PLAN stands with children, especially girls, wherever they are oppressed, exploited, left behind, or not equally valued. We’re determined optimists, and we will continue to persevere until we are all equal.

PLAN is a member of a global organization active in more than 80 countries that partners with youth, families, communities, local organizations, supporters, celebrated ambassadors, and governments to create a world where children learn, lead, decide, and thrive, while tackling the root causes of gender inequality.

Reporting to the Chief Development and Marketing Officer, the Vice President, Philanthropy is an exciting and innovative role, leading fundraising initiatives, as well as steering PLAN’s broader philanthropic goals. This role will provide strategic and operational leadership to the philanthropic vision across the individual major giving, legacy, and corporate partnership portfolios in concert with the Donor Marketing and Communications team, the International Programs team, the Board, and other departments. Specifically, the Vice President, Philanthropy will integrate the philanthropic activities across PLAN, with the objective of maximizing strategic charitable giving and social impact.

The ideal candidate will bring deep skills in large scale philanthropy, where experience with working directly with major giving and cultivating high net worth individuals will be preferred. Highly strategic, yet able to personally deliver, you will thrive working in an entrepreneurial and fast paced culture. You have impeccable relationship building skills that allow you to build trusted relations both internally and externally.

As an inspiring role model with superior matrix-style stakeholder engagement and leadership skills, you will effectively motivate others to think and deliver big, inspiring both staff and volunteers, and attracting others to support organizational impact. You are a skilled storyteller, relationship-builder, and advocate for the PLAN mission, and someone who is at ease speaking with sophisticated donors, both large and small.

If you have the passion, skills, and experience to deliver on PLAN’s vital mission, please submit your CV and Cover Letter by September 5, 2023 via For any questions, please contact John Caminiti and Mona Khan at

PLAN is committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible working environments and welcomes those who would contribute to the further diversification of staff including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted.