Is this you? Registered charity BullyingCanada Inc. is seeking a part-time (20 hours a week) Fundraising Prospect Researcher to join our national team for a short-term contract starting August 9, 2021 and ending November 30, 2021. This role will play a vital role in our Development team’s corporate, foundation and major gifts fundraising efforts. Salary for this work-from-home employee position: $30,000. You have 2+ years working as a fundraising prospect researcher. You’re naturally inquisitive, have strong attention to detail and are very comfortable mining for information. The organization: Founded in 2006, BullyingCanada is a free bilingual donor-funded 24/7/365 national support service that stands by bullied children and youth until we find a way to bring an end to their being bullied, a process that typically takes between 2 weeks to a year. Our Support Team Responders make one-on-one connections with kids by phone, texting, online chat and email. In 2020, we handled a record 207,500 requests for help and BullyingCanada.ca was visited more than 46.9 million times. We’ve also delivered 4,302 educational presentations across Canada on bullying prevention. If you are passionate about giving bullied youth a brighter future and have experience in prospect research, you will find this short-term part-time position extremely rewarding.What you’ll do: As an integral member of our Development team, you will:
Collect information and rate ability and willingness to give of individuals, corporations, organizations and foundations.
Produce in-depth, well-written reports on prospects and donors by analyzing and synthesizing information obtained from internal and external resources.
Conduct media scanning to monitor relevant news, people, events, issues and trends that can impact our fundraising strategies, and suggest actions for follow-up.
Review and make recommendations on prospect research tools and services.
Maintain awareness of best practices in prospect research, management and pipeline development through ongoing professional development and networking.
Your skill set:
Undergraduate or graduate degree in Library and/or Information Studies; and/or 2+ years prospect research experience within charities, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in information technology and prospect research.
Knowledge and passion about prospect research and fundraising.
Membership in APRA Canada and AFP, as well as related ongoing education (preferred).
Experience with prospect research methods and prospect management systems.
Hands-on experience using funder directories (including Grant Connect, FoundationSearch, SEDAR and SEDI), and Internet search engines.
Understanding of the Canadian business landscape, financials and corporate annual reports.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English, and exceptional attention to detail when producing reports and presentations.
Demonstrated professionalism in ethically handling highly sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
Familiarity with PIPEDA (Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act) (a strong asset).
A Vulnerable Person Sector Criminal Reference Check must be completed if you are selected, at no cost to you.
Your work environment:
Part-Time (20 hours per week) employee position beginning August 9, 2021 and ending November 30, 2020 with possible extension (30-day probation period)
Remote Position – Work-from-home, with access to stable high-speed Internet access and a work space that supports confidentiality and minimizes distractions.
BullyingCanada will supply you with a PC laptop.
Please submit your cover letter and résumé by email to: Careers@BullyingCanada.ca, within one single file, in PDF format by Friday, July 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. EST, using Subject Line: FUNDRAISING PROSPECT RESEARCHERWe thank all applicants for showing an interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by August 4, 2021 and will be asked for 2-3 references.NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE.BullyingCanada is strongly committed to equity and inclusion within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of racialized groups, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We are committed to achieving full accessibility for persons with disabilities by arranging for any necessary accommodations.