Location: Alberta - Remote
Employment status: Full-time
Position open until: Open until filled
Reporting to: Vice President of Donor Development
Start date: Fall 2023
Since 1983, Focus on the Family has offered help and encouragement to millions of families as they build their lives on the foundation of Jesus Christ. We work hard to respond to the many real issues families face today by providing sound and practical guidance based on Christian principles. Our vision is to see every family transformed by love, vibrant in faith and enduring in hope. Learn more at www.focusonthefamily.ca
Do you have a passion for the family? Has Focus on the Family Canada made an impact in your own life? We are looking for an experienced Christian fundraising professional that resides in Alberta who is engaging, an energetic self-starter, and relates well to others with sincerity and compassion. You would be responsible for effectively sharing the work and impact of Focus on the Family Canada to current and potential major donors in Alberta (primarily) and Saskatchewan for the purpose of raising funds, expressing gratitude and demonstrating the impact of our work.
Since 1983, Focus on the Family Canada has offered help and encouragement to millions of families as they build their lives on the foundation of Jesus Christ. We work hard to respond to the many real issues families face today by providing sound and practical guidance based on Christian principles. Our vision is to see every family transformed by love, vibrant in faith and enduring in hope. Learn more at www.focusonthefamily.ca
As the ideal candidate, you reside in Alberta, you have significant experience in fundraising or “soft-touch” sales. Experience in public relations, communications, marketing or one-on-one ministry would be considered an asset. Five years of experience in a non-profit organization would be preferred. You have a post-secondary degree in fundraising, marketing, communications or business (as an equivalent, at least ten years of relevant experience would be considered.). Knowledge of Focus on the Family Canada’s mission, vision and work would be a definite asset. A passion for family ministry is a must. Proven excellence in customer relations is required, along with an ongoing personal commitment to learning. CFRE designation would be considered an asset. Ownership of and willingness to use your own vehicle for business travel is required.
Success in this position is dependent upon strong oral and written communication skills. Experience using MS Outlook, Word and Excel is required. The ability to be self-directed, self-motivated and work independently on a daily basis is essential. This position requires a strong ability to deliver on goals and responsibilities. Above all, you must be a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, and maintain a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people and adhere to our Christian Foundations and Standards.
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume below or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.