Cambridge, Ontario , N1R 7H3
Cambridge Christian School welcomes applications for a part time Development Manager. The key role of the Development Manager will be to improve school revenue through the maintenance and expansion of our donor base. An ideal candidate will be a committed follower of Christ with strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates with a deep love and commitment to Christian Education should send their application package (including a cover letter, resume/references, a statement of Christian testimony and a reflection on the impact that Christian Education has had on your life) in one attachment to Principal Scott Beda at email@example.com. Application packages must be submitted by May 15, 2018. Please be advised that, while we appreciate the interest shown by each applicant, we will respond only to those selected for an interview.
We are seeking a Development Manager with a passion to see growth in the Christian education sector, specifically at and through CCS. The key role of the Development Manager is to improve the revenue of CCS and its programs by expanding the donor composition, broadening the donor base, and affirming ties within the community to grow the giving of the existing donor base.
Job Requirements The Development Manager is responsible to:
Create and implement an overall donor strategy for annual and ongoing solicitation, as well as develop and maintain a donor database
Develop a framework for major individual donors
Develop & execute an Alumni donor acquisition, cultivation and retention plan
Identify and build upon potential corporate and church funding sources
Develop a planned giving strategy
Write foundation proposals and seek out new opportunities not currently identified
Enhance the capacity of volunteers and staff to fundraise through coaching and developing straightforward techniques for asking for support
Work with the Principal and Finance Committee to establish funding priorities and develop an integrated work plan to meet these priorities.
Ensure that all reporting requirements are met
Coordinate a capital campaign (future)
Other related duties as required.
Skills Required The ideal candidate would possess the following skills:
Ability to create and conduct presentations, and to make the “ask” from donors/potential donors
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a positive customer service attitude, and the ability to network
Able to coordinate and motivate volunteers at times, as well as work independently at times
Database software experience including customer relationship management (donor) databases
Able to work well under pressure and meet set priorities.
Posted Under: Fundraising
Career ID: [ 4066 ]