Fundraising Prospect Researcher



Job Description:Summary:Registered charity BullyingCanada Inc. is seeking an experienced part-time (20 hours a week) Fundraising Prospect Researcher to join our national team, playing a vital role in our foundation, corporate and major gifts fundraising efforts. Salary for this work-from-home employee position: $30,000. Short-term contract ending in June 2021, with possible extension (20-day probationary period). Description: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 166,000 requests for help. We’ve also delivered 4,302 educational presentations across Canada on bullying prevention. Last year, was visited more than 46.9 million times. 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. Responsibilities:The Fundraising Prospect Researcher (“Researcher”) is an integral member of the Development team, responsible for collecting information and rating possible major funding sources (individuals, corporations, organizations, and foundations) to build a pool of $2,500+ donor prospects and expand the reach of BullyingCanada to allow us to help more bullied youth. The successful candidate will provide detailed research reports about specific donors and prospects, including analysis of information gathered from public sources as well as three fundraising databases to which BullyingCanada subscribes. Skill Set:Undergraduate or graduate degree in Library and/or Information Studies; and/or 2-5 years previous prospect research experience within charities, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience in information technology, database management 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 systemsHands-on experience with a relational donor database (BullyingCanada uses CiviCRM), and use of funder directories (Grant Connect, FoundationSearch), and Internet search engines.Using data analytics to support donor pipeline development.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) Work Environment:Part-Time (20 hours per week) contract employee position ending June 30, 2021, with possible extension (20-day probation period)Remote Position – Since this is a work-from-home role, candidates must have access to: Stable high-speed Internet access: a workspace that supports confidentiality and minimizes distractions. BullyingCanada will supply you with, a laptop, as well as a VoIP Telephone (It is required that the telephone be connected directly to the router, an ethernet cord will be supplied). Please note: A Criminal Record Check, must be completed if you are selected, (at no cost to the employee).Please submit your cover letter and résumé within one single file, in PDF format by Monday, March 29, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EST, We thank all applicants for showing an interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by April 5, 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. If you have any questions please e-mail: Job ID: 36512124

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