Company Name:

NewCities Foundation

Location:

Montreal, Quebec

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Nonprofit

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

September 5, 2017

Development and Partnership Manager

The Position

NewCities is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic development professional to join its team in Montréal. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development & Partnership Manager will handle the Foundation’s development and fundraising effort.

The position will be based in the Foundation’s head office in Montréal.

This is a fantastic opportunity to help us shape the urban future, working in a stimulating multi-cultural environment.


Key tasks:

70% of Manager’s time on new revenues: The Manager will develop a strategy with the right tools and contacts to attract new sources of funding from corporate, philanthropic, individual and public sources, to reach the Foundation’s growth objectives: 

    • Refine the Foundation’s fundraising strategy, material and pitch
    • Identify and contact potential decision makers within prospect organizations
    • Prepare meetings and calls with these prospects including meeting pitch and material, carefully tailored to prospect companies’ strategies and needs
    • Take part in these meetings or calls and follow up as appropriate
    • Target and attend conferences in order to sign new members or partners and/or to solidify existing relationships
    • Keep carefully organized records and files with contacts for each prospect
    • Provide insight and research to explore new funding sources for either existing or new initiatives
    • Ensure to reach the Foundation’s new revenues objectives


30% of the Manager’s time on current Members and Partners: the Manager will oversee relations with all existing NewCities members and partners to ensure that each of them feels they are getting value from their investments in the Foundation:

  • Maintain communications with all members and partners both as a group and personally in order to expand and deepen relationships
  • Seek the views and inputs of all members on NewCities activities, events and projects
  • Make sure that members and partners are involved in the Foundation’s publications and communications work 


Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in business management, public affairs, urban affairs, political science or a related field required.
  • 5 years of relevant fundraising and donor development experience working mainly with the international corporate sector. Experience in a nonprofit environment and international organizations is highly desired.
  • Excellent communication skills required in English and French, both verbally and in writing, with strong client service orientation
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain sound relationships with representatives from nonprofit and private sectors at the international level
  • Proven track record of hitting or exceeding performance targets for new partnership acquisition
  • Excellent research, analytical and writing skills
  • Dynamic, proactive, creative, flexible
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 


Please send a CV and a detailed cover letter or email by September 30, 2017 to jobs@newcitiesfoundation. org with ‘Development and Partnership Manager’ in the subject line.

Company Name:

NewCities Foundation

Location:

Montreal, Quebec

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Nonprofit

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

5 - 10 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

September 5, 2017

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