Position: Director of Strategic Partnerships (Toronto/ Calgary/ Vancouver)
Organization: Pembina Institute
Location: Toronto, Calgary or Vancouver
The Pembina Institute is seeking a Director of Strategic Partnerships to lead our talented Strategic Partnerships fundraising team.
Reporting to the Executive Director, and as an important member of our senior management team, this professional will lead the Strategic Partnerships team in developing a diversified funding portfolio which includes public and private grants and contracts, giving and gifting campaigns, online fundraising activities and other suitable fund development initiatives. The Director understands the relationship between organizational strategy and fund development and will insightfully leverage the interplay among strategy, communication and donor engagement.
The Director secures and maintains annual revenue streams from a combination of federal, provincial and municipal governments, foundations, individuals, corporate supporters and other suitable funding initiatives. The incumbent ensures the development of predictable and reliable revenue streams by growing the number of unrestricted, multi-year and recurring sources of revenue as well as supporting the development of an endowment fund and a planned gifting program for the organization.
The Director works closely with the Institute’s Regional Directors and their teams to ensure that all fund developmen activities are coordinated and supported to maximize opportunities to secure financial support for organization-wide funding priorities in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta and nationally.
This well-connected individual ensures that strategic partnership relationships with all national prospects and donors are maintained with a view to build strong affiliations and secure financial support as well as involvement of volunteers and advisors. Also, the incumbent will be responsible for maintaining accountability, and offer innovative flair to the Institute’s fund development efforts across the country and internationally, as well as across donor types, while meticulously stewarding and growing our funder portfolio. Demonstrating a willingness to support the Pembina Institute’s mission, the successful candidate will be high performing, goal oriented, and excited by big fundraising opportunities and targets.
The full-time position will require significant travel and occasional work on evenings and weekends.
Why the Pembina Institute?
The Pembina Institute is a national non-partisan think tank that advocates for strong, effective policies to support Canada’s clean energy transition. Through research, consulting and convening, we employ multi-faceted and highly collaborative approaches to change to reduce the environmental impacts of energy production and use.
Our people are passionate about sustainability and dedicated to enabling positive social change. Our organizational culture encourages creativity and collaboration, and we offer a flexible and fast-paced work environment that rewards honest character, personal initiative and innovation. The successful candidate will join our dynamic team of nationally recognized professionals working on delivering clean energy solutions into the hands of Canada’s decision makers and key influencers.
Our core values
Climate change threatens everyone. We must come together to evolve how energy is created and consumed through solutions based on equity, curiosity, evidence-based thinking and practicality.
Compensation and Benefits
The salary rate is competitive for a senior development professional in the environmental nonprofit sector and will be based on skills, experience and qualifications of the successful candidate.
Benefits include extended health and dental, four weeks of holidays per year, flexible work hours, RRSP plan, and training and development opportunities.
Further terms of employment will be discussed with candidates during the interview process.
Roles and Responsibilities
Qualifications and Skills
Candidates must clearly reflect the following qualifications and skills in their application:
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Review of applications will begin immediately and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
The Pembina Institute is an equal opportunity employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Feb 28 2020 ID: 56105