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Grants and Fundraising Specialist

Vancouver, BC

Posted: 07/08/2024 Employment Type: Full-Time Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 31256

Job Description

Recruiting in Motion is a successful and dynamic professional employment agency that has become an integral part of Metro Vancouver’s business sector as the go-to agency for the recruitment and placement of outstanding employees. Proudly BC-owned and operated, we ensure that all our candidates — temporary, contract, permanent, or executive — are provided with exciting and impressive employment opportunities. In fact, we are ranked as one of Growth 500 Canada's fastest-growing companies and we represent BC's TOP Employers!

Our Client

Our Client is an amazing non-profit organization that provides assistance to women in need, strives to empower them in their day-to-day lives, and helps them overcome the challenges they face. They are searching for a Grants and Fundraising Specialist to join the team. In this role, you will ensure fundraising strategies, pursue opportunities to support the services, programs, and project work, and reflect the mission and statement of principles of the society. This is an amazing opportunity, apply now.
Salary ranges from $66,940 to $74,675 per annum, with full benefits and a pension


  • In collaboration with the Fund Development Team develop and implement a fundraising
  • strategy. Develops and implements a corporate donor engagement strategy
  • Coordinate the Capital Campaign Team including, but not limited to communications, timelines and workflows, document creation, reporting to ED and Board, and other deliverables
  • Support the Fundraising Committee/sub-committees, and on request, participate in Board of Directors meetings to present annual planning and progress reports and to provide
  • information, advice, and guidance related to fundraising
  • Researches, and follows-up with foundations, corporations, and other community groups to identify and evaluate potential funding sources
  • Researches and submits applications for new funding opportunities that are in line with the strategic plan and program needs, including from foundations, corporations, and other community groups
  • Manages and maintains all aspects of funding contracts with foundations, corporations, and other community groups including, liaising with program managers, monitoring and/or submitting required reports, preparing contract work plans, and updating contract files.
  • Ensures that contract files and database are kept up to date


  • At least 3 years experience in non-profit fund development including donor engagement, grant writing, and administration
  • Experience and/or education developing and implementing fund development strategies within the non-profit environment
  • Must be IT proficient with current and extensive database experience
  • Knowledge of non-profit financial and account operations including budget creation
  • Efficient organizational skills including record-keeping, scheduling, and problem-solving abilities
  • Demonstrated administrative skills, including report writing
  • Strong conflict resolution skills and practice
  • Excellent communication skills required, including the ability to work in a respectful and cooperative manner with donors, co-workers, and centre members
  • Ability to work within a sometimes chaotic environment and with a diverse community of women
  • Must have a strong working knowledge and analysis of the issues impacting women in the DTES, including violence against women, mental health, homelessness, and addictions
  • Candidate must work from strong feminist analysis and within an anti-oppression framework

How to Apply

All applicants must be legally permitted to work in Canada and have a current Work Permit and Social Insurance Number.

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