Job Opportunity: Development Assistant

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Part-time position, 20 hours/week

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 logistics and promotion including an annual signature event, awareness building, cultivation and donor stewardship events;
• Supporting the organizers of third party events benefiting 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,