Communications and Development Coordinator

Two Wheel View - Calgary, AB (il y a 6 mois)

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Are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of youth? Do you value community and enter new challenges with an open mind? Would you enjoy working in an energetic and collaborative environment? Are you looking for work in a values-focused, meaningful environment? Then Two Wheel View is the place for you!

About Two Wheel View

Two Wheel View (TWV) provides life-changing experiences for young people. TWV is a mission driven organization that provides youth development programs that use the bicycle as a tool to build resiliency. TWV creates opportunities for young people to learn and practice lessons in leadership, health and wellness, self-esteem, achievement, and community connection through their participation in bicycle education programs and trips.

Position OverviewThe Communications and Development Coordinator works with and reports to the Executive Director. This position will play an integral role in the growth and development of one of Calgary’s fastest growing not-for-profit organizations. The Communications and Development Coordinator will have the opportunity to tell the story of Two Wheel View to the community, stakeholders and existing and new donors. Community building will be a big part of this role and the incumbent will be responsible for engaging new audiences and securing financial support from new donors to the organization. The successful candidate needs to love people and making a difference in the community through their work.

Job Details

Location: Calgary, Alberta (various locations)

Position type:.8 FTE /32 hours a week

Work-hours: varied; evenings and some weekend work as required;

Duties and Responsibilities

Work in consultation with the Executive Director to develop, implement and evaluate internal and external communications plans
Lead the generation of content for social media, websites, blogs, newsletters, press releases and other distribution channels
Coordinate website administration and manage social media platforms
Support external communications with media, community partners, stakeholder groups and donors
Work with designers and printers to develop a swag line that supports the TWV brand
Evaluate marketing and communications strategies
Create and attend community building events that help promote the TWV brand and values

Fund Development (60%):
Build and foster relationships with existing and potential donors
Support the achievement of operational fundraising goals
Produce compelling communication tools for use in development, including cases for support, gift proposals, presentations and collateral materials.
Identify and research prospective donors to the organization
Qualify and cultivate prospective donors to the organization
Solicit and close major gifts in the range of $10,000+
Write major gift proposals and grant proposals
Plan and execute strategic special events to expand awareness of the organization in the community, engage new audiences and advance fund development goals
Support, attend and build tools for third-party events
Deliver on the TWV Donor Stewardship plan
Support the development of the Two Wheel View social enterprise

Organizational Reputation, Health and Safety:
Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential following TWV and Government Regulations
Maintain professional standards
Build company image by collaborating with stakeholders
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, benchmarking professional standards, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks
Understands and complies with the requirements of the organization’s Occupational Health and Safety Policy.

Mandatory Qualifications

Undergraduate degree preferably in communication or related discipline
Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills
3 years of experience in a role requiring externally facing communications
3-5 years of experience working in fund development with an understanding of moves management, pipeline development, solicitation strategies, donor relations, and stewardship
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel
Comfortable working with a wide variety of community stakeholders
Committed to supporting and enhancing organizational culture and values
Ability to stay focused and work independently in a fast moving and diverse work environment
Professional, thorough, dependable, flexible and acts with integrity
Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
Clear Intervention Record Check

To Apply

Send your cover letter and resume to Laura Istead at by January 31, 2020