Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Fundraising and Finance Coordinator

Purpose: Organize fundraising campaigns in support of the Centre and its events. Manage the Centre’s finances, including the budget, bills, and payroll. Support staff and Steering Collective in organizing campaigns, workshops, and events by assisting with booking and publicity.

Role and Responsibilities:
  1. collaborative management of all financial matters, including payroll, honoraria, funding requests and bill payments with other staff and the steering collective.
  2. collaboratively designing the Centre’s budget in November with new staff and steering collective members
  3. manage that budget and keep record of all financial transactions throughout the year using microsoft excel and google docs, as well as bookkeeping and filing systems
  4. fundraise for the Centre and specific events through grant writing and funding requests
  5. complete the Centre’s taxes and remittances
  6. plan and coordinate creative and innovative ways of fundraising for the Centre
  7. assist in fundraising campaigns supported by the Centre
  8. apply for the Canada Summer Jobs grant for the Centre’s summer positions and any grants that may help the Centre improve its services
  9. collaborate with staff and steering collective to run the Centre office; answering phone calls, returning phone messages, responding to and organizing e-mails, planning and facilitating meetings, keeping things tidy, etc.
  10. commit at least 6 hours a week to working in the office
  11. attend all staff meetings
Qualifications and Skills:
  1. must identify with the Centre’s mandate
  2. must be committed to anti-oppressive ideology and practices
  3. very strong written communication skills
  4. experience with finances, including working with spreadsheets and basic math skills
  5. great organizational and time-management skills
  6. experience working independently, including thinking creatively
  7. ability to work collaboratively, maintaining transparency and good communication
  8. knowledge of, and commitment to, principles of gender justice
  9. knowledge of the Trent and Peterborough communities
  10. strong interpersonal skills
  11. an interest in grant-writing and fundraising, and an awareness of the Centre’s direction and needs
  12. dependable and reliable

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