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Resource Development Manager

Job ID: 17,062

Date Posted:
Jul 3, 2019
Job Title:
Resource Development Manager
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Job Description:

Reporting to the Business Director, and working closely with the CEO, the Manager of Resource Development will provide support in all aspects of fund development with an emphasis on researching new fund development opportunities, preparing and writing funding and grant proposals for new and existing funding opportunities, coordinating events, and the stewardship of new and current donors.

Resource Development Manager will:

  • Undertake grant prospecting with governmental, private and corporate funding sources.
  • Write, edit, and coordinate submission of all fund development and grant writing initiatives including assisting with conceptualizing, designing and preparing new programs, program proposals and related reports, and writing and submitting all grant proposals and funding applications and associated materials with the aim of securing and diversifying financial support from foundations, corporations, and government.
  • Maintain grants and agreements through accurate record-keeping, documentation and file maintenance.
  • Coordinate with respective grant point persons, ensuring awareness of application or report due dates and format, verification of application and reporting submission requirements.
  • Maintain grant file storage system on Blue Door’s shared drive.
  • Collaborate with Office Manager to maintain Blue Door’s donor and grant database to ensure accurate and timely reporting, including data entry and analysis.
  • Collaborate with Finance Manager to generate financial budgets and reports as needed.


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  • Post-secondary education in a related field.
  • Quantifiable experience in a similar position.
  • Demonstrated grant/proposal and technical writing skills.
  • Proven experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance, quality improvement, and fund development theory, principles, and practices.
  • Knowledge of the housing/homelessness sector would be a strong asset.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with internal groups and external organizations and stakeholders on various projects
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), time management, and organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently but also as part of a team.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, research skills, and ability to follow through.
  • Sound judgment, tact, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Possess computer skills with specific competence with spreadsheets, databases, etc.
  • Familiarity with Outlook and Internet applications.
  • Understanding and promotion of anti-oppressive practices.
  • Valid Vulnerable Sector Screening Report from York Regional Police

How To Apply:

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Advertised Until:

Jul 18, 2019


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