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Coordinator, First Tee – Atlantic

Golf Canada

Posted 2 months ago

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Location


Oakville, Halton, ON, Canada

Industry Areas


Event Management
Sales

Job Type


Job Description

Golf Canada Foundation is looking for a motivated, mission-driven individual with excellent organizational and communication skills to assist with the implementation of the First Tee program in Atlantic Canada. The Coordinator, First Tee – Atlantic will report directly to the Development Officer, First Tee – Atlantic and will assist with the administration and execution of the First Tee – Atlantic fundraising efforts while supporting programming growth in the region.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

1. Fundraising 50%

  • Work with the First Tee – Atlantic Development Officer to assist with fundraising efforts and stewardship activities with existing and prospective donors
  • Research fundraising opportunities and write grant applications to both foundations and government opportunities
  • Assist with the day-to-day administration efforts related to chapter fundraising, including donor reporting and stewardship, committee scheduling and governance, and grant research
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of signature golf tournament and additional donor stewardship events alongside Golf Canada Foundation staff
  • Manage stewardship tracking with existing and prospective donors
  • Manage all relationships and activities for third-party events
  • Recruit volunteers to assist with fundraising initiatives at golf facilities and third-party tournaments
  • Update and maintain the reporting database (Panorama) and website (WordPress)

2. Program Support 25%

  • Fulfill direct program inquiries and requests from golf clubs, golf professionals, teachers, parents/guardians, and community leaders
  • Recruit volunteers to assist with program implementation at Program Locations (golf facilities)
  • Coordinate and assist with the delivery of regional School and/or Community program training opportunities
  • Engage with golf course owners/operators and diverse communities to foster, grow and nurture key relationships
  • Assist with the day-to-day administration efforts related to First Tee programs, including the golf facility program, School Program, Community Program, and volunteer/coach training
  • Coordinate with Program Locations on scheduling, registration and data collection/reporting
  • Update and maintain the reporting database (Salesforce) and website (WordPress)
  • Assist with outreach efforts in the region as well as maintaining Safe Sport compliance

3. Marketing and Events 15%

  • Assist in the creation of promotional brochures and marketing collateral for the chapter
  • Manage third-party event policies and communication
  • Assist in storytelling and donor updates on the chapter website
  • Work with Marketing and Communications lead on effectively promoting chapter fundraising and initiatives to attract the interest of donors
  • Help create print and video materials for communicating program impact to donors, golf clubs, and event partners

4. Administration 10%

  • Work cooperatively and effectively with the four Atlantic Provincial Golf Association staff to meet provincial reporting obligations
  • Manage the donor gift cycle, including identifying prospects, soliciting and stewarding donors
  • Manage pledges, invoicing, and payment receipts
  • Assist in the creation of reports on budget projections and YTD results.
  • Solicit auction items; plan events, sell teams and sponsorships; assist in general communications, including event follow-up
  • Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications Required

  • University/college degree or equivalent (preferred).
  • Knowledge of the Canadian Golf industry is considered an asset.
  • Previous experience working in a fundraising capacity for a not-for-profit organization or post-secondary education institute is considered an asset.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and the ability to self-motivate.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Bilingual (English and French) considered an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a reliable vehicle with the ability to travel within the Atlantic provinces.
  • Able to work overtime as needed.

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Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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