The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) seeks a National Programs and Fundraising Manager for contract replacement at the national office in Ottawa.
The Canadian AIDS Society (CAS) is a national coalition of community-based AIDS organizations. CAS advocates on behalf of people and communities affected by HIV/AIDS, develops programs, services and resources for its member organizations, and provides a national framework for community-based participation in Canada’s response to HIV/AIDS.
Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of the consultant will include the following:
- plan and facilitate community development, capacity building and research initiatives for Canadian AIDS Society member organizations.
- The position will require knowledge and expertise in assisting with the People Living with HIV Forum, coordinating communications for people living with HIV, Greater Involvement of People Living with AIDS (GIPA) training. Awareness of new prevention methods and positive prevention would be an asset.
- Work priorities and activities will be determined by the strategic areas in the annual work plan and in consultation with the Executive Director.
- Specific responsibilities will include consulting with member groups and other stakeholders, participating in teleconferences of a National Advisory Committee, assisting with the analysis of qualitative data, researching and preparing reports and tools, developing and delivering webinars and representing the Canadian AIDS Society on national committees and at meetings.
- develop, plan, organize and implement all fundraising on behalf of the Canadian AIDS Society.
- preparing various funding proposals to the government and its agencies
- writing proposals to foundations
- working with the Executive Director to develop, implement and manage direct mail fundraising/membership solicitation programs
- maintain systems for follow-up and reporting
- plan and implement corporate fundraising campaigns
- research foundation prospects and prepare proposals for funding
- on an ongoing basis, match up new projects and programs that attract funding
- assist the Executive Director in all aspects of identifying and developing corporate partnerships and sponsorships for general purposes and specific projects
- research corporate prospects, prepare proposals for sponsorship and/or partnership, arrange key meetings and track follow-up
- maintain and revise as necessary the CAS Sponsorship Guidelines and Policies
- The position requires at least a post-secondary education and emphasis will be placed on experience in the non-profit voluntary sector.
- The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in the following areas: community development, and consultation as well as Experience in fund raising including sponsorships, events and direct mail.
- In addition to expertise in the above areas, the successful candidate should also have a strong background in HIV/AIDS prevention education, treatment and care issues. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and experience with social policy issues at the national level are definite assets.
- Successful candidates will also have Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required to analyze and strategize on a wide variety of HIV/AIDS issues at both national and local levels of the community-based AIDS movement. Excellent research and writing skills and the ability to consult broadly are essential.
- Experience using social media tools and/or developing content for websites, blogs, and social networks considered an asset.
- Tact and good judgement skills are required to deal effectively with the community, private and government sectors.
- Experience working with confidential and sensitive information.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Bilingualism (English and French) is required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work in a team environment and work within critical timelines.
- A proven track record in fund development
Persons living with HIV/AIDS are strongly encouraged to apply.
Term and Salary:
- Salary: commensurate with experience and conditions of short-term work contract
- Starting date: July 3rd 2017.
Canadian AIDS Society
190 O’Connor St., Suite 100
Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2R3
Fax: (613) 563-4998