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Job Title: Philanthropy & Donor Engagement Manager

Job Description: Employment Opportunity – Philanthropy & Donor Engagement Manager

United Way Centraide North East Ontario (UWCNEO) is currently seeking a Philanthropy and Donor Engagement Manager to join our dynamic team of do-gooders. UWCNEO is poised for growth over the next three to five years. The Philanthropy & Donor Engagement Manager will bring an entrepreneurial spirit to the team and will have the opportunity to build a sophisticated donor engagement program.

Working from the Sudbury office, and reporting to the Executive Director, the Philanthropy and Donor Engagement Manager will develop and support strong external relationships with key organizations and individuals including donors, volunteers, labour organizations and community representatives.

The Philanthropy and Donor Engagement Manager is responsible for increasing resources through the development and delivery of fundraising activities including a robust annual giving campaign, stewarding of monthly, major gift and legacy donors, and developing new revenue opportunities while strengthening the bond between the donor and UWCNEO.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Cultivate relationships, solicit gifts, and provide excellent stewardship to donors
Develop and implement an annual giving campaign that will include special and third-party events, acquisition and renewal activities, bequests, and others.
Engage donors through Everyday Hero, Leaders of the Way and Always United affinity groups
Support the work of the Campaign Cabinet, empowering them to be active partners in fundraising activities
Work closely with the Executive Director to identify and cultivate or steward top gift prospects and donors
Document activities in CRM database as it pertains to donors for the purposes of moves management, donations management, donor recognition, and acknowledgement programs
In coordination with other team members, construct, articulate, and implement the annual Revenue Development Plan


Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work well with staff, prospects, donors, and volunteers
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and to creatively solve problems
Ability to speak effectively and persuasively and to make presentations to individuals and organizations
Ability to work independently. At the same time, ability to work effectively on teams with both internal and external partners and volunteers
Understanding, appreciation, and knowledge of the prospect/donor cycle: identification, engagement, cultivation, involvement, solicitation, and stewardship
Understanding and commitment to the mission, vision, and programs of UWCNEO
Meticulous attention to detail
Able to work a flexible work schedule as required including the occasional evening or weekend

Educational/Experience Requirements:

University or college degree or related experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, project management or communications
Experience in face-to-face solicitations
Strong computer skills and experience working with databases
Bilingualism (French/English) will be considered an asset
CFRE designation will be considered an asset
Valid driver’s license, regular access to a reliable vehicle and ability and willingness to travel


For almost four decades, United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario has been a part of the social fabric that connects and mobilizes our community. Our strength is bringing people together and improving community conditions. Our efforts span the entire North East District of Ontario as we address complex issues, raise funds to invest in the most impactful programs, and advocate for our most vulnerable citizens.

What we offer: Competitive salary, excellent benefits plan, participation in CAAT Pension Plan, and vacation allowance.

Location: Sudbury Ontario
Application deadline: until filled

Email applications and cover letters to: [email protected]

Although we thank each applicant for their interest, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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Company/Organization Name: United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario

Company Information: About United Way
For over 40 years, United Way Centraide North East Ontario/Nord-est de l’Ontario has responded to the local needs of our communities’ most vulnerable people. We tackle #UNIGNORABLE issues that impact thousands of our neighbours every single day; Issues including poverty, hunger, mental illness, social isolation, and domestic violence. We bring people together, mobilize action, and work in partnership to find local solutions that make a difference in our communities.

Posting Date: 03/04/2022

Closing Date: 03/31/2022


Contact Phone Number: 705-560-3330

Contact Email: [email protected]