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Fund Development Manager (Fundraiser)

Charitable Impact

Charitable Impact

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

About Charitable Impact

Charitable Impact is here to help each and every generous Canadian create the meaningful change they seek in the world. Through the unique combination of our online giving tools, consultation services, and Donor Advised Fund - we equip donors (at any budget level) to manage all of their giving from one convenient place, engage their communities to amplify their impact, and donate in a variety of ways from cash to publicly traded stocks.

We take care of each other

Our team members enjoy competitive salaries, purposeful perks, and a culture that gives back and has fun doing it. We support each other, learn from one another, and grow together. We're on an adventure to make giving an intentional and joyful part of daily life! So, come and join us, and let's build a brighter future together.

What you’ll do

As the Fund Development Manager, you will spearhead the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors across individual, corporate, and foundation sectors. Your primary focus will be to nurture donor relationships, ensuring a donor-centric approach while liaising between donors, Charitable Impact, and Cause Funds leaders. With a portfolio management emphasis, you will champion an exceptional donor experience, promoting transparency of fund utilization and impact achieved. Collaborating closely with the Cause Funds team, you will innovate new fundraising initiatives and manage diverse projects from various stakeholders.

We are a hybrid office, with team members working from home and in our Vancouver office. This role requires in-office attendance 1-2 times per week and availability during the Pacific Standard Time zone business hours.

Your responsibilities

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors and prospects including individuals, corporations, and/or foundations
  • Develop, manage, and nurture a portfolio of donor contacts
  • Maintain a donor-centric outlook, advocating for and being the liaison between donors, the Cause Funds team, and other parties
  • Provide exceptional service and support to ensure an excellent donor experience with Charitable Impact’s Cause Funds and platform
  • Provide exceptional donor stewardship and transparency on the use of their funds and the impact that is being achieved
  • Track and regularly report on donor prospecting and relationship building
  • Promote Charitable Impact’s Cause Funds program for engaged donors
  • Work closely with the Cause Funds team to develop and pilot new fundraising initiatives
  • Manage special projects and requests from various stakeholders (both internal and external)
  • Perform required administrative duties

What we're looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, arts, social sciences, humanities, communication, public policy, or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of direct fundraising experience in the charitable sector, with strong experience working closely with donors
  • Proven track record of success with donor prospecting, relations, stewardship and recognition
  • Experience managing a donor pipeline and portfolio of donors, with experience in doing face-to-face meetings
  • Solid understanding of fundraising principles, and interest in/exposure to new and innovative fundraising practices
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, ability to understand and synthesise complex ideas, and confidently interact with different audiences
  • Self-motivated, organised, systematic and able to prioritise, schedule and perform complex tasks on time and with minimal supervision
  • Nuanced understanding of the dynamics within the charitable sector

Bonus points

  • Strong knowledge and experience with charitable giving law and Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) tax rules as it relates to charitable giving


The expected starting salary range for this role is $70,000 - $80,000/year.

Total rewards

  • Extended health care benefits. Vision, dental and paramedical.
  • Annual health spending account. To spend on what's important to you.
  • Professional development. We believe in supporting our team members achieve their professional goals.
  • RRSP matching. To encourage you to save for your future.
  • Monthly donation matching. To encourage you to give.
  • Rest and relaxation. Minimum three weeks paid annual vacation for all team members.
  • Flexibility. Flexible work schedules and remote work options.

Our people make us great

We love working with creative and open-minded people who bring imagination and courage to work, who treat others with respect and kindness, and who act on their generosity each day. We're committed to building an equitable, inclusive, and collaborative workplace that welcomes and encourages members of traditionally underrepresented groups to join our team. We provide equal opportunity and consideration to all qualified applicants. If accommodations are needed during the hiring process, please let us know.