This is an essential fundraising position in a small (one full-time staff and 3 part-time staff) but very effective team at Ethiopiaid. The successful candidate will have the ability to take the initiative and be hungry to learn and develop. A solid fundraising background and strong administrative skills will be key in this position.
Part-time Fund Development Officer -1 year contract with the possibility of becoming permanent after 1 year
Ethiopiaid Canada is an Ottawa based international development organization which opened its doors in 2009 with a small staff and big ambition. Our vision is an Ethiopia where every person has the opportunity to live a healthy and productive life. Ethiopiaid raises funds to support several local partner organizations across Ethiopia. We support projects ranging from maternal health, FGM and women’s rights, to education, disability and disaster responses. It is our aim to see an Ethiopia without preventable poverty, in which every person enjoys the right to quality education, healthcare and a life of dignity.
Ethiopiaid is developing plans to grow and diversify our income in the coming years. It is an exciting time to be joining Ethiopiaid as we look to the future.
Outline and Purpose of Role
This position will report to the Executive Director and will work closely with the Fundraising Committee and volunteers to ensure that income streams (direct mail, major gifts, events, etc.) existing and new, are managed appropriately and effectively. You will be responsible for making sure that our administration processes run smoothly, that donor records are accurate, and that our supporters are communicated with and thanked properly. You will assist with the direct mail program and will also be responsible for processing donations. You will assist the ED with various tasks, including website management and digital fundraising.
This is an essential position in a small (one full time staff and three part-time staff) but very effective team at Ethiopiaid. The successful candidate will have the ability to take the initiative and be hungry to learn and develop. A solid fundraising background and strong administrative skills will be key in this position.
For the right candidate, this is a great opportunity to make the role your own, have an immediate impact in the team and learn more about fundraising. It also means that every day is different and you will need to juggle multiple priorities and enjoy having the chance to work on a variety of tasks.
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Other tasks as required, including but not limited to:
Qualifications and experience
Nice to have:
*This is a part-time (24 hours per week) contract position to the end of August 2022 with a chance for the role to become permanent after the contract. Salary for this position is in the range of $33,000-$36,000, dependent on level of experience.
*A $75 per month health spending amount will be provided in place of benefits
*Ethiopiaid Canada allows employees 11 paid holidays per year
Ethiopiaid Canada encourages applications from persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the diversity of our staff.
To apply please submit your C.V. and cover letter to [email protected] by July 16th, 2021. You are encouraged to apply early as we will evaluate applications as they are received, and continue until position is filled.
July 16, 2021
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