Senior Coordinator, Community Fundraising & Events (Atlantic)

Atlantic Canada, Canada Req #635
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

A world free of the effects of diabetes is our vision. That’s why we’re working together to improve the quality of life of people living with diabetes. We’re sharing knowledge and creating connections for individuals and the health-care professionals who care for them; advocating through public policy; and funding research to improve treatments and find a cure to end diabetes. 

Join our dedicated, talented Diabetes Canada team and together, #LetsEndDiabetes! 

Role Overview:
The role of the Senior Coordinator is to build relationships with community stakeholders, partners and volunteers to develop, coordinate and execute both regional events, signature events, campaigns and third parties.  This role is responsible for meeting and exceeding the revenue targets for Atlantic Canada to raise much needed funds for Diabetes Canada’s mission to lead the fight against diabetes by helping those affected by diabetes to live healthy lives, preventing the onset and consequences of diabetes and discovering a cure.  

Key Responsibilities of the role include:
  • Achieve or exceed annual revenue targets by identifying, cultivating, and soliciting current donors/ fundraisers (3rd party fundraisers, Lace Up Participants, and, local events and event sponsors). 
  • Manage and cultivate a diverse portfolio of prospects and develop compelling proposals that will build partnerships and ensure an active prospect pipeline within the Community Fundraising and Events portfolio.  
  • Identify and articulate value proposition for prospects that creates a win-win solution designed to address the partner's interests.
  • Work with Community Fundraising and Events Team to develop accurate revenue forecasting and work closely with cross-team colleagues to identify funding and recognition opportunities.
  • Prioritize volunteer development and creating best practices to engage all levels of volunteers: Committees, leadership, internships, event, admin, etc.
  • Ensure financial tracking and database system standards are upheld 
  • Maintain a high degree of respect, integrity, excellence, and innovation while taking a collaborative approach to relationship building with external partners and supporters consistent with the values of Diabetes Canada.
  • Manage relationships utilizing Diabetes Canada’s management database (D-HUB); records and reports associated with all assigned accounts.
  • Work closely with Diabetes Canada’s Corporate Partnerships, High End, Marketing and Communications, Finance to ensure effective coordination of prospects and related activities, including active participation in Diabetes Canada’s prospect relationship management system.
Our Ideal Candidate:
  • Minimum of 5 years business development or fundraising experience.
  • Ability to develop, enhance and deliver impactful presentations in a result driven style to various audiences and partnerships.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills and the ability to synthesize complex information into compelling and strategic material.
  • Professionalism, judgement, and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters are essential.
  • Willingness to learn and take on additional responsibilities as needed.
  • Open persuasive communication style, and strong teamwork skills.
  • Sound technical abilities, including experience with Microsoft Office software applications (PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook) and donor databases.
  • Post-secondary education with a focus in marketing, business, or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated track record of success in fund development and community engagement.
What Diabetes Canada Can Offer You
  • A meaningful role, making a difference every day for people living with or at risk of diabetes.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, working for a national organization where you feel valued, recognized and rewarded.
  • A high-performing, collaborative team environment with proven leadership and highly skilled colleagues and commitment to excellent work culture.
  • Competitive paid time-off benefits and a comprehensive group benefits plan, including health/dental, life insurance, disability, employee assistance program and company-match Pension/RRSP.  
About the Application Process
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At Diabetes Canada, we are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis

of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. We are dedicated to a high-performance, diverse, and inclusive workplace. We strongly believe that having a diverse organization with various skills and abilities will inspire creativity, drive innovation, and promote belonging. We are committed to building a team representative of different backgrounds and perspectives, and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. 

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please contact us at 

Applicants must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Safe Place to Work - Diabetes Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of our stakeholders and mitigating the risk of COVID-19 spread. A mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program is in place and provides direction on the conditions under which individuals are permitted to be employed with DC. 


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