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Position: Development Assistant
Hours: 20 hours / week, possibility of expansion
Organization: The Table Community Food Centre
Location: Perth, Ontario

The Table Community Food Centre is looking for a dynamic individual to support a diverse portfolio of fundraising and communications activities. Working closely with and reporting to the Executive Director, the primary responsibilities of the Development Assistant will include:

  • Working closely with Executive Director to develop and implement a fundraising plan and provide regular reports on fundraising progress;
  • Executing the annual direct mail program;
  • Maintaining accurate donor records in online database for past, current and potential donors;
  • Developing database reports to analyze donor patterns and trends;
  • Working with finance department to ensure efficient and accurate receipting of donations;
  • Managing event logisgics and promotion including an annual signature event, awareness building, cultivation and donor stewardship events;
  • Supporting the organizers of third party events benefitting The Table;
  • Identifying best strategies to ensure donors experience high-quality interactions with The Table that foster long-term engagement and investment;
  • Assisting with communications to donors and supporters.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 2-3 years fundraising experience or other experiences that demonstrate competence and experience in external relations, customer service, communications and strong organizational skills.
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in related discipline and/or equivalent work experience;
  • Solid understanding of basic fundraising principles and practices;
  • Demonstrated data management and database skills;
  • Strong communication skills including social media, writing and design;
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal skills;
  • A self-starter with excellent attention to detail;
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities to meet tight deadlines;
  • Commitment and passion for food security, health, community development and social justice.

This is a part-time position at 20 hours / week with the possibility of expansion.

Submit your application as a PDF document by April 9th to: Ramsey Hart, Executive Director – The Table Community Food Centre,

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 15 2019    ID: 52148