Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships – Evergreen – Bayview Ave,

Key Responsibilities:
Account Management
Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of 75+ corporate partners.
Lead business development efforts to ensure we have the right level of prospects to feed the corporate pipeline. support the prioritization of prospects to approach.
Support the acquisition of new revenue and grow existing revenue from a combination of Canadian and international businesses by deploying innovative strategies and tactics.
Work with prospective and current funders to design and renew custom partnerships that are mutually beneficial.
Ensure timely and appropriate donor recognition, and obtain funder approvals.
Represent Evergreen at events and meetings to strengthen relationships and create awareness of our programs and position in the marketplace.
Work closely with programming teams to reflect program ambitions in funding proposals, and ensure accurate reporting of progress.
Pipeline Coordination
Ensure accurate and current tracking of all activities for assigned accounts in RE NXT.
Actively seek out new sources of revenue, and keep abreast of changes in the funding environment to feed our prospect pool.
Analyze trends in corporate and partnership fundraising, identifying opportunities and challenges, and developing strategies to ensure that Evergreen’s plans reflect the direction and demands of the marketplace.
Senior Fundraiser Support
Provide corporate account support to senior fundraisers and Management Team as needed.
Support programming colleagues in the development and submission of funding proposals, packages and reports.
Contribute to the planning of a robust annual corporate partnership program as well as strategies and tactics to ensure sustainable, long-term engagement of partners.
Support the development of compelling partnership materials in collaboration with Evergreen’s Programming, Communications and Marketing teams.

Competencies:
Communication. Speaks, listens and writes in a clear, confident, respectful, thorough and timely manner, using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Customer-focus. Anticipates, understands, and responds to the needs of internal and external customers/donors to meet or exceed their expectations, and receives positive feedback from internal and external customers/donors.
Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks.
Flexibility/adaptability. Flexible, versatile and/or tolerant in a changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency. Adjust quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Cope effectively with complexity and change.
Calm under pressure. Demonstrates composure in stressful situations.
Proactivity/Enthusiasm/Persistence. Acts without being told what to do. Passionate and excited over work. Can-do attitude. Tenacious and goes the distance to get something done.
Guidelines:
Reporting Relationships:
Supervised by: Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Qualifications:
Diploma/degree in fundraising, sales, public relations, marketing, management, business or a related field, or equivalent work experience
3+ years of sales or corporate fundraising experience
An ability to create compelling written materials for a variety of audiences
Strong presentation skills, comfortable pitching an idea
Experience using CRM software i.e. Raiser’s Edge
Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills
Knowledge of urban sustainability policy issues, specifically those related to the future of cities

Working conditions:
Regular hours, Monday to Friday
Occasional evenings and weekends in times of heavy deadlines or to attend special events
Terms of contract: Full Time
Cover letters and resumes can be submitted by e-mail to
humanresources@evergreen.ca
Please Reference “Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships” in the subject line.
By Mail to Attention: Human Resources
Centre for Green Cities, Suite 300
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8

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