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Fund Development Manager, Manitoba/Nunavut (Closing Date: July 28-17)

Company: The Arthritis Society
Date Posted: May 7, 2017


  • Prepare a sound major gift and individual donor plan aligned with business plan goals
  • Lead the Individual Giving program including Planned Giving
  • Develop corporate partnerships and demonstrate excellent customer service practice
  • Assist the Regional Manager with Walk sponsorships and Foundation grants as required
  • Facilitate the ongoing stewardship of donors to maintain and support a positive image for The Society
  • Maintain communication locally and with Prairie fund development team
  • Support Regional Manager with all fundraising activities as required

Experience & Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree with a minimum of five years’ experience in fund development with at least two years experience within a management role
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an integrated fund development program including major gifts, planned giving, annual giving and special events
  • Knowledge and experience with individual, corporate and foundation solicitations
  • Capacity to work easily and effectively with a wide range of people, build relationships, be articulate and engaging and possess interpersonal skills to relate to and motivate prospective donors
  • Proven ability to inspire, motivate, mentor and develop staff and volunteers
  • Excellent time management, communication, decision making, presentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to represent The Arthritis Society’s mission, vision, goals and fund development program with the highest professional standards
  • Proficient computer skills, experience with Raiser’s Edge an asset

If you would like more information about this position or The Arthritis Society, please visit or contact Lisa Cefali, Partner, Executive Search & Strategic Development at (204) 934‑8833.

If you believe you can make a strong contribution to this organization as a Fund Development Manager, please submit your resume in confidence to quoting #173160.