Fund Development and Operations Officer

Mar 06, 2021
Toronto, Ontario

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 
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 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 

Application Instruction

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. 

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