Communications and Funding Officer

Ontario Rivers Alliance - Worthington, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Company description

Ontario Rivers Alliance is a Not-for-Profit grassroots organization with a mission to protect, conserve and restore riverine ecosystems in Ontario.

Job description

Position Title: Communications and Funding Officer – Part Time

Closing Date: 18 February 2020

Pay Rate: $30 per hour – 10 hours per week

Join our team. Ontario Rivers Alliance is seeking a part time Communications and Funding Officer with a strong background in grant writing, crowd funding and other fundraising initiatives, including member and partner outreach. Other responsibilities include generating material for an e-Newsletter, website, social media, email campaigns and other duties as assigned. Candidate must be a self-starter with excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Flexible hours, working 10 hours a week from your home.

ORA is a Not-for-Profit grassroots organization with a mission to protect, conserve and restore riverine ecosystems in Ontario.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategize, plan and initiate campaigns to secure financial, member, partner and sponsor support to ensure ORA’s sustainability.
  • Research, planning, execution and management of grants.
  • Initiate key fundraising campaigns and events to successful completion.
  • Outreach to increase member, partner, sponsor and volunteer participation
  • Create online communication strategies, including social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.,) and ongoing updates.
  • Plan, create, develop and manage the content, design and distribution of ORA’s quarterly newsletters.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as circumstances, need or direction dictate.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Post-secondary education and/or experience in marketing, communications, journalism public relations and project management.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, multi-tasking, problem solving, research and analytical skills,
  • Proficiency and experience in achieving results through the use of social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, blogs, webcasts and podcasts.
  • Excellent plain-language communication, writing and editing skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.
  • Must have creativity, imagination, self-motivation, flexibility, and the ability to take initiative and bring fresh ideas to the ORA team.
  • Maintain a professional, consistent, respectful, flexible and courteous working environment at all times.

Working Conditions:

  • Report to the Board of Directors through the CAO, or as directed.
  • Work from own residence.
  • Work using own computer and software.
  • Flexibility of work hours.
  • Work in accordance with ORA’s Constitution, By-Laws and Code of Ethics.

Application Process:

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Industry: Organization

Reference ID: 400

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 /hour


  • Communications & Fundraising: 5 years (Preferred)