Manager of Development, Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation

Responsibilities, including:

  • Prospect research and all background work to ensure proper donor cultivation and stewardship
  • Developing relationships with donors, identifying new potential donors and prospects
  • Organization of all donor stewardship recognition programs
  • Facilitating all of the Foundation’s event planning and coordination activities
  • Campaign management
    • Create relevant Case for Support
    • Participate in the development of all campaign materials
    • Recruit and manage volunteer fundraisers
    • Prepare canvassers with training and solicitation packages
    • Maintain ongoing communication and relationships with canvassers
    • Produce ongoing campaign progress reports as well as a final campaign report
  • Responsible for developing and executing the planned giving program
  • Responsible for a portfolio of midlevel donors (20-40)
  • Participate as an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals or similar
  • Contributing to the Foundation’s reputation and presence in the community by cultivating and maintaining community relations, and attending community functions and fundraising networking events
  • Development and execution of specific appeals and campaigns
  • Responsible for all grant proposals and applications to foundations and corporations


  • An undergraduate degree with a minimum 2-4 years previous experience in fundraising
  • Working knowledge of Raisers Edge database and Crystal Reports
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills
  • Experience in the development of grant proposals
  • Computer and data management experience, with working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under pressure and remain focused within an evolving work environment
  • Knowledge of our Jewish community is an asset
  • This position reports directly to the Executive Director

Please send resume with cover letter to no later than October 9th, 2017.

We thank you for applying but will only contact those we wish to interview.

Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation
1055 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6M 1W9

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