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Development Coordinator, Development - BC Cancer Foundation

Sep 07, 2019
Vancouver, British Columbia

Development Coordinator, Development

Maternity Leave Contract, Full-Time (8 Months with the possibility of extension)

The BC Cancer Foundation is the fundraising partner of BC Cancer and the largest charitable funder for cancer research in B.C. Every dollar we raise stays right here at BC Cancer to advance research and enhance care for the people of B.C. With almost 80 employees working across 5 sites in B.C we are actively working with our 100,000 donors and communities to inspire investment in BC Cancer and our provincial teams of world-leading researchers, oncologists and care providers. We are a professional, passionate and positive team who believe that we can help make a difference in the lives of all British Columbians.

The Position

Reporting directly to the Associate Director Corporate Relations, this role works with the Major Gifts, Corporate Relations and Special Events Departments with three main functions:

  • Provide administrative support to the Associate Director, Corporate Relations and the Corporate Relations portfolio, including preparing sponsorship and major gifts proposals, agreements and reports, in addition to other assigned tasks.
  • Provide administrative support to the Associate Vice President and accurately track engagement for reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Provide administrative support for the Special Events team's varied portfolio; including budget planning and tracking, accounts payable data entry, and planning, coordinating and implementing assigned projects.

This role works with a number of specialized software programs, including data entry and report queries in our donor database (Raiser’s Edge, RE NXT) and invoice and expense claim processing in our document management software (PaperSave).

The Person

The successful candidate will be positive, proactive, and embody a can-do attitude no matter what task is sent their way. They will have excellent interpersonal skills, a strong customer service approach, the ability to work effectively within a dynamic team setting and be considered a team player. Strong attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing are required. This role also requires strong project coordination and implementation, organizational and time management skills. The ideal person displays compassion, mature judgment, and highly developed listening skills.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated competence in computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and email) and Raiser’s Edge. An interest in corporate development and sponsorship and a desire to obtain the skills to grow into a development role within the Foundation will be considered valuable assets.

The Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution, plus three years of experience in administration, preferably working within fundraising, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

A willingness to work evenings and weekends is required, as is occasional travel throughout the province of B.C. Must have a valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit applications by clicking here or view all of our current openings by clicking 'join our team' on the following link

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