Wateraid canada

head of fundraising and communication


The Position

Organization: WaterAid Canada

Title: Head of Fundraising and Communication

Reports to: CEO

Manages: A team of five 

Location: Ottawa (or Toronto)

Is this you?

Have you managed and mentored philanthropy teams across the spectrum of revenue streams including: private donations through major gifts, foundations, corporate partnerships, planned giving, community engagement, direct marketing (DRTV experience preferred) and monthly giving? You have been accountable for managing a high-performance team and the timely implementation of fundraising programs and initiatives and ultimately the numbers.  You have a proven track record in your ability to develop meaningful relationships and to successfully integrate donor interests with organizational priorities. You are known as a consummate professional, able to tactfully manage complex situations and to motivate and inspire colleagues and volunteers.

A leader, mentor, consensus-builder, strategic thinker, builder with a bias to action and implementation; this would be how peers and colleagues describe you. You have a sense of humour, are happy and upbeat and, most of all, love to be around like-minded, capable individuals. You like to develop stretch goals and achieve them! You don’t mind rolling up your sleeves and are entrepreneurial-minded.

If you have a passion for making water, toilets and hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere, then please read the position profile.