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Position Title: Associate Development Manager, Corporate Relations
Department: Dev & Comm
Posting Start Date: 8/9/2019
Posting Cut-Off Date: 8/30/2019
Description:
Associate Development Manager, Corporate Relations
Full-time


As Canada’s largest agency serving youth who are homeless, trafficked or at risk, we offer the widest range of 24-7 services to about 350 young people each day. As a national leader, we educate and advocate for long-term change to improve lives of vulnerable youth. This includes influencing public policy and leading prevention and awareness programs based on research and nearly 40 years of experience. More than a place to stay, we provide life-changing care with unconditional love and respect. We offer housing options, health and well-being support, training and skill development, and ongoing care once youth move into the community. Thanks to our donors, who contribute almost 80 per cent of our $33 million annual operating budget, we are able to deliver these comprehensive programs and services.

Reporting to the Development Manager, Corporate Relations, you have a strong sales background and are someone who enjoys the thrill of developing strategies and programs that will be attractive to new corporate partners. You have a proven track record of securing gifts at the $10K+ level. You excel at growing revenue from existing and new corporate partners by aligning corporate goals and interest to those of Covenant House Toronto. You enjoy working across departments to identify opportunities that will maximize support for Covenant House Toronto properties and programs. You are adept at developing tailored proposals that resonate with potential corporate partners.

The ideal candidate has 2+ years’ experience in fundraising or related area (corporate social responsibility, cause marketing/sponsorships, sales). The incumbent must have a proven track record in developing, writing and presenting compelling partnership proposals. This individual will be successful in securing multi-year financial gifts from new partners and in upgrading and renewing existing donor commitments. Success in achieving fundraising/sales targets and deadlines within established budgets is necessary. Attention to detail and accuracy and proficiency in Microsoft office is required. Raiser’s Edge knowledge, and experience would be beneficial. Valid driver’s license & access to vehicle required is preferred.

Come join a growing department. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to the successful candidate.

Interested candidates should submit their resume along with a cover letter to hradmin@covenanthouse.ca by August 30, 2019. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

As an employer, Covenant House is committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from qualified individuals who represent diverse communities. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Covenant House Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Covenant House recruitment process.