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Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton
Edmonton, AB, Canada (on-site)
16 days ago
Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (on-site)
16 days ago


The key responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Overseeing the fund development strategies to generate revenue to support the overall operation of the agency.
  • Participating in the grant and proposal process, supporting the collection and analysis of relevant information from BGCBigs departments to form the basis of proposals, grant applications, and donor stewardship reports.
  • Creating and maintaining up-to-date data, documents, reports, correspondence and schedules to support grant administration, data retrieval and reporting.
  • Overseeing the planning and execution of fund raising events and campaigns to promote monetary giving. Key activities include, but are not limited to; Dream Home Lottery, Planned Giving, Renew Crew Donation Bins.
  • Working closely with the marketing department to ensure the right mix of marketing and communication mediums are being used when planning fund raising events.
  • Delivering dynamic and engaging presentations to a variety of groups to share the message of giving in the agency with the intention of engaging businesses, partners and citizens to support our agency.
  • Stewarding agency partnerships that support and provide funds to the agency including grantors, supporters, partners and corporations.
  • Managing fund development direct reports and the projects and events within their portfolios.
  • Supervising direct reports by providing regular and appropriate direction, as well as guidance and coaching in relation to the goal achievement and performance.
  • Researching and developing new fund-raising opportunities that are innovative and future oriented.


The successful candidate will have:

  • A University degree in a related field (Business, Human Services, Communications) with a focus in the area(s) of fund raising and/or project manager. Alternate education credentials will be considered and supported with considerable experience in the field.
  • 5 years or more of previous experience in a managerial role supporting direct reports and project-based work
  • Previous experience in a role involving fund raising activities as well as knowledge around the funding needs of non-profit organizations.
  • Excellent written communication and editing skills; demonstrated ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Ability to understand and interpret budgets and financial reports.
  • Ability to plan and make decisions in a timely, organized and appropriate manner.
  • A proactive approach to known opportunities and the ability and desire to identify new opportunities for funding.
  • Excellent relationship building skills.
  • Ability to speak publicly, whether directly or indirectly to an audience.
  • Technical skills; solid knowledge base of information management systems and databases and proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs.
  • Ability to function independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to embrace and practice the agencies equity, diversity and inclusion philosophy and integrates this practice into their work and agency messaging.
  • Able to work flexible hours including evening and weekend availability. Agency operates with a 37.5 hours per week.
  • A clear Security Clearance Check and Child Welfare Record Check no more than 6 months old are conditions of hire.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Boys and Girls Club Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area really is “a great place to be”.  In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a supportive work environment, excellent benefits package and rewarding career opportunities. 

Interested applicants are asked to apply by February 9, 2023; however, the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. 

* While this is currently a maternity leave position there is the possibility of further extension.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67657023
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Company Name For Job: Boys and Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton
  • Position Title: Fund Development Manager
  • Job Function: Development - General,
    Donor Relations/Stewardship,
    Planned Giving,
    Special Events,
    Youth Organizations
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: 1-2 Years
  • Min Education: 4 Year Degree
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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