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Fundraising Coordinator - BC & Alberta Guide Dogs

Ladner, BC

Job Description

Background

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs is a registered charity that provides professionally trained Guide Dogs to blind and visually impaired individuals, Autism Support Dogs to children and families with autism in the provinces of British Columbia and

Alberta, and PTSD Service Dogs to Veterans and retired RCMP in British Columbia.We are seeking a talented and experienced individual with proven skills for this key role located in Ladner BC.  

Position Summary

This full-time position combines the specialties of fundraising, event coordination and communications.

Reporting to the Director of Development and Communications, the Ladner Fundraising Coordinator is a results-oriented, front-line fundraiser responsible for fundraising initiatives throughout the province, and able to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.  

Primary responsibilities include: 

  • Help develop and execute fundraising plans in concert with the fundraising and development teams. 
  • Maintain and cultivate existing and new donors, through research and tailored giving strategies, including foundations, service clubs, corporations and individuals. 
  • Maintain grant application and reporting schedules. 
  • Build awareness and engagement through community outreach activities, including presentations to donor groups.
  • Play a key role in fundraising events including event coordination, sponsorship and gift acquisition, and sponsor activation and stewardship. 
  • Liaise with third-party fundraising events and provide exceptional customer service to third-party event organizers.
  • Deliver appropriate and timely donor recognition and stewardship.
  • Maintain accurate and consistent gift processing and activity tracking in the database.
  • Provide regular statusand fundraising reports. 

Job Requirements

Skills & Qualifications

  • One to three year’s experience in fundraising.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
  • Comfortable presenting and speaking to groups.
  • Strong customer service skills with demonstrated ability to build positive relationships.
  • Excellent discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.
  • Able to work with a team as well as independently with a variable workflow while maintaining appropriate priorities and executing timely deliverables.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills. 
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills: must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel programs. Previous experience with donor database management system is an asset.  

How To Apply

This is a full-time, in-house position with a competitive salary and benefits. (Note: contractors or consultants need not apply).

If you are a team player who is flexible and adaptable, and possess the experience and skills outlined above, please email your cover letter and resume to:

Cathy Nidoski

Director, Development and Communications

BC & Alberta Guide Dogs

Email: cathy.nidoski@bcguidedog.com

This posting will be open until filled. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.