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Fund Development and Operations Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Fund Development and Operations Officer
Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week)
Contract type: Full-time permanent
Location: Anywhere in Canada

Reports to: Senior Manager, Fund Development and Operations
Applications Open: February 4, 2021
Applications Close: February 25, 2021 (NOTE: Applications will be considered on a
rolling basis)
Start date: As soon as possible
Application method: See below
Compensation: See below

All candidates must be able to work legally in Canada at the time of application.

About G(irls)20

Launched in 2009 at the Clinton Global Initiative, G(irls)20 places young women at the
centre of decision-making processes. Through our signature programs, Global Summit
and Girls on Boards, we make strategic investments in young women through education
and training, building networks, and access to unparalleled leadership opportunities.
Learn more at www.girls20.org.

Working at G(irls)20

We’re a collaborative team committed to creating opportunities for all young women to
get a seat at decision-making tables and have their voices heard, whether it be in
business, politics, or social change. We provide high quality programming and work
closely with alumnae to constantly improve program design. As an organization, we are
working toward making stronger connections to an intersectional and LGBTQ2S+
feminist movement and evolve our programming and staffing in this direction. G(irls)20
has an all-hands-on-deck attitude and there is no task too big or too small that staff may
do. We work hard and have fun! This is an exciting time to join a growing organization,
with the ability to have your own imprint on the future of the organization.

G(irls)20 is committed to equitable representation and access. Candidates from Black,
Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQ2S+, newcomer, and other underserved communities are
encouraged to self-identify in your application. To learn more about G(irls)20’s continued
learning and commitment to equity, please see our Equity Strategy.

As a result of COVID-19, G(irls)20 employees are working from home indefinitely. We
offer flexible hours and recognize that care work, health and mental health must be
respected in order to have an effective team.

Position Summary:

G(irls)20 is seeking to expand our funding portfolio by enhancing current revenue
streams and creating new ones. The Fund Development and Operations Officer is a
multi-faceted and evolving role that will support with identifying new partnerships and
funding streams, lead on building out an exciting new database through Salesforce and
assist with operational support of the organization. Working closely with the Senior
Manager, Fund Development and Operations, this person will work across the
organization’s programs, activities and stakeholders to promote a healthy funding
portfolio and operational strategy to drive impact for G(irls)20.

The successful candidate is a positive and outgoing individual who is as comfortable
working independently as being a collaborative team player.

The Fund Development and Operations Officer contributes to the team in the following
ways:

Fund Development (60% of time):

Execute on all aspects of the fundraising strategy to increase revenue and
support the strategic direction of the organization
Lead on the development of digital fundraising campaigns
Lead on growing the monthly donor program

Lead on stewardship with all individual donors
Lead on prospecting corporate sponsors and major donors
Lead on organizing G(irls)20 fundraising events

Support Senior Manager, Fund Development and Operations, on other tasks
relating to corporate sponsorship and major donors
Manage identified corporate partner relationships ensuring agreement
requirements are fulfilled

Develop pitch decks to assist with the development of new partnerships
Represent G(irls)20 at corporate and fundraising events, as necessary
Write funding proposals, as needed
Donor Management in Salesforce

Communications Management (15% of time):

Provide strategic support with the external communications strategy
Execute on aspects of the communications strategy throughout the year

Work closely with the Communications Coordinator to provide oversight and
feedback on external communications, as needed

Operations Management (15% of time):

Lead on creating, improving and executing systems within the organization
(including online filing system, online security, expense management system,
onboarding and offboarding, etc.)
Identify important policies, develop procedures, and enforce as needed
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization including contracts,
invoicing and office management

Collaboration with G(irls)20 colleagues (10% of time):

  • Participate and play an active role in all G(irls)20 programs’ external events

  • Occasional participation in G(irls)20 programs’ workshops and other internal events

  • Assist in the preparation of cross-team reports and communications materials

  • Contribute to the organizational strategic planning, annual planning, etc.
  • Other duties as needed

    Qualifications

    Committed to feminist values with an understanding of how diverse women
    experience marginalization differently

  • 2-3 years of professional fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization
    Strong knowledge of fundraising best practices, and experience with: fundraising
    events, monthly donor programs, digital fundraising campaigns, corporate
    partnerships, prospecting, and donor stewardship.
  • Experience with donor management in Salesforce
  • Highly independent with a proven ability to lead on projects
    Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Solutions-oriented and can troubleshoot day-to-day issues as they arise, whether
    logistical or interpersonal in nature
  • Comfort working with Microsoft Office, Slack, Mailchimp, and other digital tools to
    maintain clear and organized documentation and data management

    Sensitivity working with young women (ages 18-25) from a diversity of
    communities.

  • Ease fostering relationships with the business and non-profit communities alike.
    Experience coordinating multiple stakeholders and the many moving parts of a
    project.
  • Comfort with social media and digital technologies.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and tight timelines
  • A team player who is willing and ready to support the team when needed

Once it is safe to do so, flexibility to travel occasionally within Canada and
internationally. G(irls)20 will consider barriers such as visa/PR status if
necessary.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Salary range: $46,000 – $52,000
Health and Dental Benefits
Flexible work hours and location
Internet stipend of $40 CAD provided while working from home due to COVID-19
Mobile stipend of $50 CAD

3 weeks’ paid vacation per calendar year

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, in a single pdf document, to
miriam.buttu@girls20.org. Please use the subject line “FUND DEVELOPMENT AND
OPERATIONS OFFICER APPLICATION” and ensure your application is submitted no
later than Thursday, February 25 at 11:59pm EST.

Please note: Applications will be screened on a rolling basis, and shortlisted
candidates will be invited to participate in the second round of the recruitment process.
As such, applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible.

If you have any inquiries that are not covered in this job description please email
miriam.buttu@girls20.org.

WE APPRECIATE ALL APPLICATIONS BUT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN
INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.

  • Contract Type: Full-time
  • Location: Toronto
  • Submitted by: G(irls)20