Careers

Excited about building up and supporting environmental champions running for office in 2019? Come work with us! We are hiring two positions: Manager, Fundraising and Administrative and Fundraising Coordinator. See details below. 

Administrative and Fundraising Coordinator

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Wage and Hours: 20 hours/week, $24/hour. Eight month contract with potential for renewal

GreenPAC is a non-partisan, non-profit organization working to elect and support environmental leaders of all major parties running for office. We work to build leadership in major political parties, and have run successful endorsement campaigns in the Federal (2015), Manitoba (2016), B.C. (2017) and Ontario (2018) elections. In September 2018 we launched Canada’s first Parliamentary Internship Program for the Environment, placing future environmental leaders with MPs from every major political party on Parliament Hill. We are a small but mighty team with an ambitious mandate, and are based in Toronto.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Administrative and Fundraising Coordinator will work closely with the Manager, Fundraising, and provide administrative support to GreenPAC, with particular attention to fundraising.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and improve donor engagement and stewardship, and maintain a calendar of activities with particular attention to fundraising appeals and tasks
  • Manage fundraising administration, including updating the Nationbuilder database to ensure records are current, engagement activities are logged and scheduled, and invoices are sent and tracked
  • Manage the administration for the Fundraising Committee including scheduling meetings and taking notes
  • Assist with fundraising events along with other GreenPAC staff
  • Support Executive Director with grant writing and grant deliverables
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Education (University or College) or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in office administration ideally in providing fundraising support
  • Demonstrated success managing databases
  • Managing multiple, changing priorities in a fast-moving environment
  • Successfully working with senior volunteers, corporate leaders and staff

Skills:

  • Organized, with excellent administrative abilities
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in technology (Windows Office Suite, Nationbuilder)
  • Knowledge of and interest in politics; passion for addressing environmental issues
  • Ability to speak French an asset

GreenPAC supports and encourages diversity and equity, and we are striving to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or identity.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to info@GreenPAC.ca. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until we find a suitable candidate. Start date is January 2019.

 

Manager, Fundraising

Location: Toronto, Ontario (but flexible on location)

Wage and Hours: 24 hours/week, $43/hour. Eight-month contract with potential for renewal

GreenPAC is a non-partisan, non-profit organization working to elect and support environmental leaders running for office. We work to build leadership in major political parties, and have run successful endorsement campaigns in the Federal (2015), Manitoba (2016), B.C. (2017) and Ontario (2018) elections. In September 2018, we launched Canada’s first Parliamentary Internship Program for the Environment, placing future environmental leaders with MPs from every major political party on Parliament Hill. We are a small team with an ambitious mandate, and are based in Toronto.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager, Fundraising will review, develop, expand and implement strategies to increase our donor/sponsorship revenues and enhance our stewardship in support of our mission and activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement a ladder of engagement for individual donors; develop successful cultivation strategies to identify and secure new donors and to increase major donor giving levels
  • Drive the acquisition of new corporate and foundation partners and sponsors
  • Create and implement a plan to provide outstanding donor and sponsorship stewardship
  • Proactively deepen relationships with existing donors, partners and sponsors; create opportunities to develop new senior level relationships
  • Identify opportunities in campaigns and outreach activities for fundraising
  • Work directly with the Fundraising Committee to help identify prospects and implement successful cultivation and stewardship strategies
  • Assist with recruiting and training senior fundraising volunteers
  • Equip staff, Board members, Advisors and volunteers to take an active role in fundraising efforts
  • Ensure quantitative and qualitative data on fund development is maintained
  • Provide input and advice to the Executive Director on grant applications and fundraising materials
  • Lead in meeting an ambitious revenue target of an additional $200,000/year for new programs
  • Attend after hours events as required

Experience:

  • Post-Secondary Education (University or College)
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in fundraising with expertise in individual and/or corporate giving, event management and sponsorships
  • Proven track record in achieving revenue targets
  • Demonstrated success managing an existing group of donors/partners/sponsors, developing and maintaining relationships while growing the revenue base
  • Managing multiple, changing priorities in a fast-moving environment

Skills:

  • Superior interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Organized, with excellent attention to detail
  • Strategic thinking with strong analytical skills. Ability to manage and analyze financial performance
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficiency in technology (Windows Office Suite, Nation Builder)
  • Knowledge of and interest in politics; passion for addressing environmental issues
  • Ability to speak French an asset

GreenPAC supports and encourages diversity and equity, and we are striving to make staff positions accessible to all potential team members, regardless of ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender or identity.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to info@GreenPAC.ca. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until we find a suitable candidate. Start date is ideally January 2019.

 

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