Work for JABC

JABC is currently looking for a Development Manager
Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating young people about business.  With over 120 charters worldwide, JA brings a diverse global view of business to local communities. Since 1955, Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JABC) has partnered with educators, donors and volunteers to bring a real world experience into the classroom.  Our programs give students the confidence and skills they need to become the next generation of business and community leaders.
This position raises annual revenue to meet the goals of the Junior Achievement of BC charter. The Development Manager reports to the VP, Development and is responsible to work as a member of the Development team, raising mid-market corporate and entrepreneurial funds from donors and prospects with a giving interest and/or capacity of $5,000 and up for the priorities of JABC. This new portfolio includes proactive fundraising in support of existing and new projects in the Case Statement, and collaboration and coordination with other fund development programs and events. This position may liaison with Board Committees and other external influential stakeholders.
  1. Supports the general operating campaign.  Writes and submits Department grants, applications, proposals and stewardship reports. Researches, identifies and rates prospects for Department.  Provides tools for solicitation and ongoing motivation for timely and successful campaign results. Recruits campaign donors and volunteers. Cultivates and stewards donors consistent with established guidelines and in order to ensure donor satisfaction and engagement with the JABC mandate.
  2. Contributes to and qualifies the ongoing donor prospect list.  Secures the appropriate number of qualified solicitations to make the financial goal. 
  3. With support from the VP Development, leads the new mid-market and entrepreneur portfolio. Researches and identifies mid-market corporate and/or individual entrepreneur prospects to fund JABC programs and projects.  Researches and identifies fundable programs/projects.  Develops strategies and tactics for cultivation and engagement.  Provides the necessary tools including proposals, backgrounders, impact stories etc. for solicitation, as well as drafting all required grant applications.  Provides timely communications and follow-up for all prospects and existing proposals.
  4. Assists with cash flow projections, including the tracking of revenues and proposal status.
  5. Actively contributes to the information system that tracks prospects, solicitors and funding history.  Assures that all data is up-to-date and correct.  Invoices and collects pledges on a timely manner.  Prepares accurate and timely reports to leadership.
  6. Assists all development-related Board Committees in carrying out their specific functions.  Prepares materials for Board meetings.
  7. Provides additional development research and support as needed by Development Department and CEO.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Three-five years’ experience in fundraising field. 
Strong written, oral, interpersonal and persuasive skills. 

Must be a self-directed, motivated individual.

Raiser’s Edge experience.
CFRE and/or Marketing background a plus.
Insight into the entrepreneurial mindset an advantage.
Please send cover letter and resume to no later than September 30.