February 15, 2007 – Position: Fundraising and Marketing Consultant
Application Deadline: February 28, 2007 Starting Date: April 2, 2007
Job Description: The Commonwealth Games Foundation of Canada is seeking professional services to execute the priorities of the Commonwealth Games Foundation of Canada.
The role will require a consultant with the availability to commit three days per week. The initial timeframe is for one year, with the possibility of annual renewals. The time commitment could potentially increase closer to the XIX Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi India in 2010.
Reporting to the Foundation President and Board of Directors, the consultant will be responsible for strategically driving our alliance relationships across the country with sponsors and partners, utilizing outstanding business development, program management, marketing, sales and relationship skills. In addition, the consultant will apply a balance of personal and public relations skills and business industry acumen.
Deliverables will include:
Develop and execute business goals with assigned sponsors/ partners that align to key strategies of the Foundation
Attain quadrennial fundraising goals
Develop and manage budgets and financial targets
Develop and maintain sponsorship database
Create sponsorship materials with associated rights and benefits
Service existing sponsors/partners
Seek out new sponsors/partners
Administrative management of Board of Directors’ meetings, Annual General Meetings and other Foundation functions
Ensure professional standard for Foundation events with regard to signage, badges, documentation and program scenarios
Provide regular reports
Proven track record of at least 5 years experience working in public relations, fundraising and communications field. Must be a motivated self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. A university degree and/or college diploma as well as the ability to communicate in both official languages would be an asset.
The successful consultant will be required to provide their own office space and equipment and must be available to attend meetings at the National Office of Commonwealth Games Canada in Ottawa.
Please forward a resume, expected compensation, and a covering letter clearly detailing experience in amateur sport (if any), previous fundraising initiatives, goals and successes, and any other relevant information explaining interest in this position.
Deadline for applications is Wednesday February 28th at 4pm EST and can be sent in confidence to:
Mrs. Elke Hickey, Commonwealth Games Foundation of Canada Subject line: CGFC Job Application Via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Commonwealth Games Foundation of Canada c/o Mrs. Elke Hickey 120-2255 boul St-Laurent Blvd. Ottawa, ON, K1G 4K3
Salary Range: To be Determined
Type of Position:
Commonwealth Games Canada
120-2255 Boul. St. Laurent Blvd.
Ottawa , ON, Canada
Tel. 613-244-6868 x 221