Interested in a career in the non-for-profit sector and fundraising? Are you organized, and like to connect with new people and learn about issues affecting where you live? We’ve got the job for you!
About CivicAction and the CivicAction Leadership Foundation:
As one of the premier civic engagement organizations in Canada, CivicAction leverages
nearly two decades of experience and a network of thousands of stakeholders across sectors
to take action on the most pressing challenges facing the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area
We believe there is nothing more important to the future of communities than preparing those
who will lead them. For that reason, the CivicAction Leadership Foundation delivers a suite of
high impact programs that open doors, minds & opportunities for young, emerging and underrepresented leaders in our communities.
Our shared purpose is to boost civic engagement and build better cities. And, to realize it, we
are guided by a set of values that inspire us to:
Harness Collective Wisdom
Have Integrity at our Core
KEY SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Administration: excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to prioritize to ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced environment.
Strong communicator: ability to get your message out to a wide range of stakeholders in both verbal and written formats, including basic design and presentation skills.
Enthusiastic team player: ability to balance “getting stuff done” with high level of professional and ethical standards.
Willingness to be agile: ability to take on new tasks when required.
Curiosity and a commitment to learning: ability to become knowledgeable on a number of different topics; willingness to pivot course when needed.
Relationship builder: ability to work effectively with colleagues, partners and program participants.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Work alongside the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to manage office operations and processes to ensure a safe, inclusive, and efficient environment for the team.
Lead for staff on matters related to office administration and technology landscape; specifically office supplies, mail, space accommodations, vendors, IT services team and all other related external service providers
Lead onboarding for new staff and support a smooth transition into their roles
Work alongside the Chief of Staff and COO to develop budgets (office and tech)
Assist the COO with development and execution of professional development and staff training
Manage communication and change management with the Senior Management Team (SMT) and staff related to updates/changes to office processes or infrastructure
Manage the transition to a new IT Service Provider (work underway) and return to work planning and implementation as needed
Salesforce and FormAssembly Administrator
Optimize the use of Salesforce to manage our contacts and relationships engaged in all aspects of CivicAction’s work – managing updates to ensure platform is up to date,
working with integration partners, informing donor strategies, recording and maintaining prospect lists
Develop reports, dashboards, and processes to continuously monitor data quality and integrity
Continue to promote Salesforce as optimal data management tool amongst staff and manage trainings
As a FormAssembly administrator, optimize use of FormAssembly to conduct surveys and host event registration forms
Manage ongoing support requests and administrative needs of users; troubleshoot issues as they arise on Salesforce and FormAssembly, maintain monthly backups
Work closely with the Director of Partnerships & Development to plan and develop
fundraising activities (i.e.: recognition & stewardship, quarterly fundraising strategies;
donor follow up)
Manage preparation and planning for donor meetings, including research, developing pitch decks and other materials as backgrounders and fact sheets as needed for senior management team
Draft fundraising-related correspondence, including outreach letters, donation thank you letters and invoice letters and impact reports and oversee their timely delivery
Manage donor database and shared drive in an accurate and efficient matter, including updating donor information and records in Salesforce and on the shared drive
Pull reports and data as needed
Design support for pitches as needed
2-3 years of experience in supporting fundraising activities and administration
Education background in a related field is an asset
Interest and/or familiarity with civic/community issues in the GTHA is an asset but not
To apply for this job please visit www.civicaction.ca.