Regional Manager Ontario - Penny Appeal Canada

Oct 03, 2020
Various Locations, Ontario
Entry Level, Early Career

Regional Manager Ontario Overview

The Regional Manager focuses on developing relationships between Penny Appeal Canada and the community, while implementing, facilitating, and managing all fundraising strategies and initiatives. This includes increasing and empowering the Team Orange volunteer base, and educating/fundraising within the community on the various programs Penny Appeal Canada has in its portfolio both domestically and internationally. The Regional Manager will report to the Director of Operations.


Design and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy to achieve significant revenue goals to support the mission, vision, and strategic direction of the organization. Expand revenue from all fundraising targets to include individuals, corporations, congregations, and other community groups through direct mail, workplace giving, special events, tours, online digital marketing and other fundraising initiatives.

Work with the Manager of Grants, Communications, and Development for grant research, requests, and reports for municipal, provincial, and federal government funding agencies, as well as private foundations.

Ensure that the organization has a highly functioning system for donor stewardship. Ensure strong development operations including data entry and management, donor acknowledgements, gift processing, and income reconciliation.

Manage Masjid and community relations in order to hold collections year round, distribute materials for specific campaigns, and host fundraisers at Masjids Provide fundraising support to stakeholders working with Penny Appeal Canada Utilize all social media platforms, including personal, to promote Penny Appeal Canada’s messaging, campaigns, activities, and appeals.

Event Planning

Coordinate and manage all fundraising events, whether single or as part of a tour. Ensure that appropriate materials and equipment are available for events. Have a strong Team Orange volunteer base which is present at all events. Delivering and returning materials and equipment to and from events. Maintaining an inventory count at all times for fundraising supplies and materials.


Manage the growing fundraising department ensuring departmental work plans are implemented and progress is tracked.

Prepare progress and activity reports for the Director of Operations, CEO, and Board of Directors.

Stay abreast of philanthropic and social trends on fundraising and poverty eradication issues.

Create and manage other financial reports as needed.

Manage Team Orange recruitment to support Penny Appeal’s activities. Ensure all volunteers working with Penny Appeal Canada are properly registered, trained, and developed.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • A demonstrated interest and commitment to the mission of PA Canada
  • Bachelor's Degree in nonprofit management, development, marketing, or related field preferred
  • At least 5 years experience in a nonprofit organization, including 3 years in a fundraising role
  • Track record of successfully planning and executing program and fundraising strategies that secure support from individual donors, corporations, congregations, and foundations
  • Success in raising significant individual gifts, Masjid, corporate, and foundation support
  • Experience preparing budgets and producing reports
  • Ability to see the big picture and think strategically while also being able to executive tactical tasks
  • Highly organized, capable of balancing and prioritizing concurrent projects and deadlines
  • A strong communicator with excellent writing abilities, with emphasis on clear and compelling appeals, proposals, and email requests
  • A natural team player who enjoys supporting and collaborating with colleagues
  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and multitasking abilities; highly organized, possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of and experience working with Raiser’s Edge or similar software as a donor database
  • Proficiency in GSuite and Microsoft Office is a must
  • Flexible approach to work in order to accommodate events, functions, and work activities
  • Drivers license in good standing and access to a vehicle
  • Willing and able to travel approximately 30% of the time
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada

Compensation and Start Date:

This full-time position is home based, with health benefits, and competitive salary compensation. Start date is August/September 2020

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