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Confidential Employer Published: April 19, 2017
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Funding Coordinator

Contract: 16 Weeks (May 8 , 2017 - August 28, 2017)                                           

Rate of pay: $11.40hr Number of hours per week: 30 Flex hours, a timesheet will be filled bi-weekly, assuring staff works the required hours, and neither parties are taken advantage of.

Reports to: General Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Responsible (in an assistance capacity) and accountable for the assistance and compiling of content for 1st and 2nd drafts of grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations.
  •  Persuasively communicating the organization's mission and programs to potential funders.
  •  Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and
  • presentations.
  •  Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts.
  •  Developing a 2017-2018 calendar of submission due dates.
  •  Link and content (physical and digital) to ensure timely submission of content.
  •  Conducting prospect research to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner.
  •  Aiding in the distribution and successful collection of Downtown Street Party sponsorship
  • packages.
  •  Canvassing businesses to create a distribution list of Downtown Street Party materials.
  •  Assistance with the 2017 Downtown Street Party, Car Free Saturday, and other events hosted
  • during the 16 week contract within the downtown.

Preferred Knowledge, Skill sets and abilities

  • Fundraising experience
  • Previous event experience
  • Interpersonal skills Excellent written & oral communication Excellent organizational skills including, attention to detail, accuracy, time management.
  • Ability to create, coordinate, execute and evaluate events and projects -Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office applications -Strong social media skills & experience. Ability to learn
  • Outgoing, flexible & motivated.

Working Conditions

  • Office environment
  • Able to walk/move extensively around the downtown BIA area
  • Event work, which may require lifting, hauling, etc. Minor office cleaning to maintain a clean and organized office space
  • Attending some early morning or evening meetings may be required
  • Having a valid Ontario Driver’s license is an asset
  • Security clearance minimum cpic (others as required)

Sensory Demands

Overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate and may include evenings, weekends and/or Holidays Long hours in intense concentration requiring attention to detail and high levels of accuracy.

Terms and Conditions:

Job Title: Funding Coordinator

Hours of Work: 30hours

Rate of Pay of Employee: $11.40 for 16 Weeks

Pay Schedule: Bi-Weekly

Placement Agreement Effective Start and End Dates

Start: 08/05/17 End: 28/08/18

The Employee Will

  1. a) Perform the placement/employment described within the job description; b) Endeavour to meet the day to day goals and task outcomes described in the job description; c) Provide the General Manager with written notice of intention to terminate this Contract, stating the effective date of termination, and the reasons for it.

The Employer Will

  1. a) Provide the Employee with the training necessary to complete the tasks assigned; b) Make all legally required employer and employee contributions and deductions in respect of the Employee including but not limited to CPP, EI, and provincial and federal income tax; c) Ensure the Employee receives adequate supervision, regular and continuing instruction, and sufficient opportunity to learn the job duties, including orientation training; d)Comply with all applicable employment related provincial and federal employment legislation; e)Keep accurate attendance records of the Employee, including days and hours worked;

How to apply:

Applicants are invited to drop off their resumes and cover letter to Sault Community Career Centre at 503 Queen Street East, send by email: or via fax: (705) 759-3367. Please quote job #4125

We thank all applicants.