Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Canadian Association of the Deaf (CAD) - Job Position available!

Suite/bureau 303 * 251 Bank Street / 251, rue Bank * Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1X3
(613) 565-2882 V/TTY * *
Charitable Business No. 10807 5003 RR0001 No. d’entreprise charitable

Are you able to spot niche marketing opportunities ?
Do you have a track record of developing successful new programs
for national charitable organizations ?

Have you created revenue-generating services or social enterprises
for non-profit "social good" groups ?

If you can answer "yes" to at least two of these questions,
the Canadian Association of the Deaf has an opportunity for you !

POSITION TITLE: Director of Development
Reporting To: Executive Director and President
Salary: Very competitive
Position Status: Full time contract, minimum of one year.
Start Date: Immediately

POSITION SUMMARY: The Director of Development is responsible
for identifying and developing social enterprises and new sources
of revenue for the association, and for growing the existing sources
of revenue.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Revenue Generation and Management
*  Identify potential social enterprise businesses and research
   their feasibility.
*  Develop and implement long-term and short-term strategic plans
   and business models for social enterprises.
*  Develop sponsorship strategies, packages and targets.
*  Develop and implement annual fundraising and marketing strategies.
*  Manage other revenue generating partnerships and programs as
   directed by the Executive Director.

*  Support the implementation of appropriate partnerships as
   directed by the Executive Director.
*  Support the development of positive working relationships
   with community stakeholders, cultural, business and other
   relevant partners to advance the mission and fundraising goals
   of the organization.

*  Support the implementation of the organization’s long and short
   term strategic goals and directions.
*  Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization.
*  Develop a comprehensive communication plan to promote
   the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness
   of the fundraising activities of the organization
*  Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and
   communication materials for development efforts.

*  Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities
   and social enterprise.
*  Experience working with all forms of revenue generation in
   a not-for-profit context, including programs and services
   (social enterprises), corporate sponsorships, government, foundation
   and grants, etc.
*  Experience negotiating successful sponsorship packages and agreements.
*  Post-secondary degree.
*  CFRE certification is an asset.
*  Experience with capital campaigns programs an asset.
*  Analytical and problem solving skills.
*  Ability to communicate in both official languages (English and French)
   is an asset.
*  Knowledge and/or willingness to learn about Deaf culture and our
   official sign languages (American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des
   Signes Québécoise (LSQ)) and our community).

*  Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.), fundraising database
   and familiarity with Google products considered an asset.

LOCATION: Flexible, but preferably at the CAD head office in Ottawa, Ontario

DEADLINE: Application MUST be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 31, 2014
including a cover letter and resume by e-mail to:

(Subject line MUST include "Director of Development")

The Canadian Association of the Deaf appreciates all applications and will
reply to those applicants being considered for the position will be contacted.