Development Officer, First Tee – Prairies

Golf Canada

Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 4/27/2023
Development Officer, First Tee – Prairies | Golf Canada

Development Officer, First Tee – Prairies

Golf Canada

Apply by Ended 4/27/2023

Posted 2 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Oakville, Ontario, Canada

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 Job Description

The Development Officer, First Tee – Prairies will report directly to the Director of Development, First Tee – Canada and will be responsible for meeting fundraising targets by using various techniques to generate donations from sources such as the general public, major gift donors, third party events, professional and amateur championships, auctions, and raffles. This opportunity will appeal to an individual who is a high achiever and looking to get into a ground-floor opportunity to create, nurture and grow a significant brand in Canadian golf.

  • Cultivate, pitch and close major gift prospects in the five to seven figure dollar range
  • Develop, execute, and manage fundraising campaigns and events
  • Research fundraising opportunities and write grant applications to both foundations and government opportunities
  • Manage all stewardship activities with existing and prospective donors including website.
  • Manage all relationships and activities for third party events.
  • Contribute to the development of creative and marketing materials.
  • Manage 50/50 raffle at professional championships when hosted in the province.
  • Supervise all work related to public relations, internal & external communication, and publications.
  • Assist in the creation of promotional brochures to increase awareness of the programs and facility.
  • Manage third-party event policies and communication.
  • Establish and develop media relations.
  • Convey the Chapter’s brand image to the public.
  • Assist in communication activities for openings, special events, newsletter, printed materials, and the website.
  • Share in the development of the Business Plan and oversee its implementation.
  • Work collaboratively with Program Manager to enhance donor experience.
  • Work closely with the finance team on year-end reconciliation
  • Participate in Ambassador Committee meetings

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • University/college degree preferred.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in fundraising in not-for-profit organization
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Communication/marketing skills; primarily around social media
  • Strong budget management, organization, financial and IT skills
  • Database experience
  • Ability to work independently and pro-actively.
  • Knowledge of golf an asset
  • Bilingualism oral/written is an asset
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