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Coordinator: Direct Response Fundraising (Full time opportunity)

Company: The Ottawa Humane Society
Date Posted: May 5, 2017

Department: Development
Hourly Wage Range:  $20.63-$23.23
Hours of work: 75 hours biweekly  
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible 

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the accuracy of the OHS development database, donations and receipts;
  • Prepare written receipts and acknowledgements;
  • Provide assistance to donors as required;
  • Prepare and distribute donor premiums;
  • Maintain and analyze data;
  • Prepare membership mailings;
  • Research fundraising opportunities;
  • Assist with OHS events, as required;
  • Support OHS membership, memorial, and direct response programs;
  • Support OHS donor recognition;
  • Train and supervise development department volunteers;
  • Be aware of and make use of community resources.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Represent the OHS in a professional manner;
  • Serve as the development department liaison with the finance department regarding annual, monthly, and membership gifts;
  • Be thoroughly familiar with pertinent legislation, regulations, guidelines, and OHS policies;
  • Participate in supervision, evaluation and training sessions;
  • Maintain the facility and equipment;
  • Prepare accurate expense accounts and other forms;
  • Produce written reports and records;
  • Ensure approved OHS style guidelines are followed;
  • Network with supporters and sponsors;
  • Attend staff meetings and other meetings as required;
  • Provide training and orientation to new staff and volunteers as required;
  • Be familiar and ensure compliance with all health and safety policies and procedures;
  • May be required to assist in the hiring of staff;
  • May be required to train and supervise student, volunteer and work placements.

Program Development:

  • Assist in the development of the OHS direct response programs;
  • Participate in appropriate OHS committees;
  • Participate in public relations and promotional activities;
  • Contribute to ongoing evaluation of program objectives;
  • Participate in the identification and achievement of OHS objectives.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 graduation diploma
  • 1 – 2 years relevant computer experience and/or education
  • 1 – 2 years experience using Raiser's Edge on a regular basis including demonstrated experience with batching, reporting (exports based on segmented queries) and data pulls
  • 1 – 2  years experience with volunteers
  • Excellent verbal and written skills in English.
  • Bilingual (English/French) preferred
  • Financial aptitude

 Essential duties and working conditions:

  • The employee will be required to work evenings and weekend periodically
  • Employment is conditional upon maintaining a valid driver’s license
  • Employment is conditional upon the ability to work around all species of animals safely
  • Employment is conditional upon maintaining confidentiality of OHS information

How to Apply: If you are interested in this opportunity and have the above qualifications, please apply with your resume and cover letter to the attention of the manager: human resources via careers@ottawahumane.ca by May 22, 2017  

The Ottawa Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. The OHS offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by the OHS regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants for applying, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No phone calls please