Fundraising Coordinator

Toronto, Canada

Typical work activities

  • Motivating and facilitating supporters to maximize the funds they raise

  • Inspiring new supporters to raise money, while maintaining and developing relationships with existing supporters

  • Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities

  • Raising awareness of the charity and its work, at both the local and national levelĀ 

  • Organizing traditional activities, such as house-to-house collections of donated goods and money

  • Developing and coordinating web-based fundraising, online auctions and merchandise sales;

  • Working with all forms of media, and helping produce supporting materials such as posters, websites, and newsletters to promote, market and advertise forthcoming events;

  • Increasing funds by researching and targeting charitable trusts whose criteria match the charity's aims and activities;

  • Developing and implementing a strategy for individual and corporate supporter recruitment and development;

  • Overseeing corporate fundraising

  • Managing and updating databases to record donor contact and preference information;

  • Preparing mail-shots and correspondence;

  • Writing applications and mail-shots, using direct mailing to reach a wide range of potential and current donors;

**This position is also opened for Co-op students.