Job Listing: Fundraising & Communications Director

 
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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Her International is seeking an experienced sales and communications professional to lead the organization's fund development, marketing, and communications.

This addition to our team comes at an exciting time for the organization. In the past two years Her International has been growing its presence and programs. This individual will help realize the big initiatives and vision on the horizon.

The ideal candidate not only brings solid skills and expertise to the table but is also passionate about the education and empowerment of women globally and locally within Canada.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Fundraising:

  • Devise a fundraising strategy to be approved by the Executive Directors and Board of Directors and work to meet or exceed set targets

  • Grow and manage existing and new fundraising opportunities consisting of: individual donors, corporate donors and partnerships, grants, events, and campaigns

  • Recruit, manage, and motivate a team of volunteers who engage in fundraising activities

  • Build a network of relationships with major donors or companies

  • Make presentations to raise awareness of organization and its work

  • Manage information and record the profile and fundraising activity of donors

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with members of the media


Communications:

  • Send out  quarterly newsletter to donors

  • Conceptualize and execute a social media strategy

  • Create and execute a business plan for the social initiative Unako

  • Maintain Her International and Unako websites

General:

  • Attend all Her International board meetings, in person or via Zoom

  • Attend staff meetings and coordinate volunteer meetings as needed

  • Make recommendations to the Board on changes to policies and procedures that would improve the organization and its mission

  • Contribute to annual preparation of Her International operational budget

  • Operate within established annual budget

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s/ Master's degree in communications, public relations, fundraising or business

  • 3-5 years of experience working in fundraising

  • Experience leading a team to success

  • Knowledge of Micharity, Sumac, and/or another DRM an asset

  • Knowledge of Squarespace and Wordpress an asset

JOB TERM: Part-time or full-time, 25-40 hours per week - negotiable based on experience  / Permanent

LOCATION: Flexible within Canada, applicants in major city centres preferred / Applicant must be Canadian resident or citizen

SALARY: $30 per hour

START DATE: June 2019

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2019

CONTACT: Please send cover letter and resume to info@herinternational.org.