Position: Development & Grants Coordinator
Employer: Community Forests International
Location: virtual workplace, work from anywhere in Canada with optional physical office space in Sackville, New Brunswick
Community Forests International believes the most important climate solutions can be found wherever people live and work closely with forests. Our mission is to protect and restore the climate by empowering communities and forests to thrive together.
Community Forests International intends to hire a Development & Grants Coordinator to work alongside our ambitious team and provide essential organizing and energizing qualities to our ongoing fundraising, while upholding thoughtful care and stewardship of our growing community of donors and supporters. The Development & Grants Coordinator will utilize strong communication skills to connect personally with members of the public by email, phone, and in-person — garnering support, expressing gratitude on behalf of the organization, and promptly responding to any questions or requests from donors. This will include managing a major donor caseload. The highly organized team member will also operate our constituent database (ensuring that fundraising data is secure, up to date, and properly logged) and our grant database (evaluating and prioritizing grant opportunities in order of strategic priority). The Development & Grants Coordinator will utilize strong writing skills to draft fundraising campaign copy and to compose grant proposals which convey the scope and quality of Community Forests International’s work.
The Development & Grants Coordinator will work collaboratively and frequently with senior development and communications staff, and will be responsible for:
1) Donor Stewardship
2) Writing and Editing
3) Grant Prospecting & Development
List of Key Qualifications
Work Location and Salary
The successful candidate can work remotely, from anywhere in Canada, with optional physical office space located in Sackville, New Brunswick. This post is a full-time 12-month contract with the possibility of extension to a permanent position, and is remunerated based on 37.5 hours per week (flexible) with a starting salary range of $40,000 — $45,000 annually depending on experience.
Candidates are asked to submit their curricula vitae and a cover letter with “Development & Grants Coordinator” as the subject line to: email@example.com by September 26, 2021.
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Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview, and interviews will be held beginning September 30, 2021.
Community Forests International is committed to diversity in our workplace and encourages applications from traditionally marginalized groups such as, but not limited to: racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their cover letter if they are a member of an underrepresented community.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Sep 10 2021 ID: 61306