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- Development Manager
- Agency / Organization
- Victoria Women's Transition House
- Contact name
- Susan Howard
- Development Director
- 3060 Cedar Hill Road
- British Columbia
- Postal Code
- v8t 3j5
- Victoria Women’s Transition House
DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, Victoria BC
Helping Women and Children in our Community
Located in beautiful Victoria, BC, Victoria Women’s Transition House (VWTH) is an inspirational workplace, working to support women and their children fleeing intimate partner violence and abuse. We operate an 18-bed emergency shelter, third-stage housing for older women and a variety of counselling and support programs for women with specialized programs for older women and for children who witness abuse. VWTH is a diverse non-profit, committed to treating clients and staff with respect; offering competitive compensation and benefits; and supporting a healthy work/life balance.
We are looking for an energetic Development Manager to join our small fundraising team. Reporting to the Development Director, the Development Manager is responsible for a comprehensive fund development program supported by marketing and communications initiatives. This hands-on position involves grant writing/reporting, co-ordination of direct mail/annual campaigns, marketing and communications activities to support fundraising initiatives, third party event oversight and supervision of the Development Office Assistant. We raise about $1.1M each fiscal on an operating budget of $3.2M. The Development Manager is a member of the VWTH Leadership Team and reports to the Development Director.
This is a full-time position, 35-hours per week with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Grant writing and Oversight
Write, edit, submit and monitor grant proposals as well as progress and final reports
Ensure that submissions meet goals, mission and current organizational need
Participate in the research and identification of prospects and additional funding opportunities
2. Annual Campaign (direct mail) - develop and prepare all prospect and renewal materials required for annual campaign as well as any other campaigns initiated by the Development Department
Write solicitation letter and accompanying newsletter or other support pieces
Coordinate list-pull from database with Development Office Assistant
Liaise with graphic designer, printer and mail house
Track expense budget
3. Marketing and Communications
Write newsletters, monthly E-news copy, brochure copy, website text, annual report, op-ed pieces, media advisories, articles for publication
Oversee and update VWTH website
Oversee and manage VWTH social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc)
Some public speaking
Victoria Women's Transition House, Community Office
100-3060 Cedar Hill Road, Victoria BC V8T 3J5
4. Supervise Development Office Assistant
5. Leadership Team – as a member of the Leadership Team, attend and participate in meetings as required
6. Other – undertake other duties and special projects as required, where appropriate and as time permits
This position requires a proven record of accomplishment of successful non-profit fundraising experience with three to five years of progressive responsibilities. Experience in grant writing, marketing and communications is helpful; strong writing skills are essential. Administrative skills and senior computer skills are required including Outlook, Excel, Word, (budgets, graphics and formatting) and comfort with donor management software.
Education, Training and Experience
University degree is essential and certificate in fundraising (i.e., CFRE or in process of attaining CFRE or other designation) is preferred.
Job Skills and Abilities
annual campaign management, including direct mail
communications, social media and advertising
skill in handling sensitive topics while maintaining confidentiality
Job Skills and Abilities
strong grant writing abilities
superior strategic, organizational, supervisory and communication skills
superior writing and public relations skills
superior interpersonal skills for interactions with diverse groups – staff, volunteers, donors, and community
ability to take initiative, manage multiple and diverse projects and deadlines
work well under pressure; comfortable working both independently and as part of a team
skill and experience in working with Boards and volunteers
The Development Manager is required to maintain confidentiality regarding organizational operations, fiscal management and donor information
Use of own vehicle is required
Scheduling flexibility, including evening and weekend work, is required
A current criminal record check is required
This position is open until filled. Applications are reviewed in date order
- (250) 592-2927
- Closing Date