With two highly visible and successful programs in place and new activities ongoing, G(irls)20 is looking to improve the health of our funding portfolio through increased partnerships, new revenue streams, and the development of a social enterprise. G(irls)20 is seeking to identify new partnerships and improve existing partnerships across business, government and foundations
while also creating a monthly giving program and increased online giving. With funding from the Government of Canada, G(irls)20 will undertake a new social enterprise venture that will raise revenue for programming and support our advocacy efforts. The Sr. Manager, Fund Development and Operations is a multifaceted and evolving role that will identify new partnerships and funding streams, create and implement a social enterprise, and oversee operational support of the organization. Working closely with the CEO, this person will work across the organization’s programs, activities and stakeholders to promote a healthy funding portfolio and operational strategy to drive impact for G(irls)20. The successful candidate is a positive and outgoing individual who enjoys working collaboratively and is a natural leader, self-motivated to move plans into action. This position has one direct report – the Sr. Officer, Fund Development and Operations. Please note: As this is a new role within the organization, the roles and expectations may shift over time.


Fund development

  • Collaborate with the Fundraising Committee and CEO to create a fund development plan which increases revenue to support the strategic directionof the organization
  • Lead the development of the organization’s targeted fundraising campaigns
  • Lead the development of the organization’s monthly giving program
  • Research and write proposals
  • Oversee research of funding sources and trends
  • Evaluate and report regularly on the progress of Fund Development

Develop social enterprise

  • Conduct feasibility study on social enterprise funding opportunities
  • Develop social enterprise ‘product’ for market
  • Negotiate consultant contracts and manage their work
  • Pilot the product in market
  • Prepare update reports on revenue created from the social enterprise
  • Steward relationships with corporate sponsors
  • Identify corporate prospects for the organization’s fundraising priorities
  • Develop and pitch proposals
  • Negotiate and draft agreements
  • Develop and submit timely reports
  • Represent G(irls)20 at corporate events
  • Promote the organization
  • Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization
  • Develop a communications plan to promote G(irls)20 donors and maxmize public awareness of fundraising activities
  • Organize G(irls)20 fundraising events
  • Represent G(irls)20 on panels and at conferences
  • Operational oversight
  • Create new office systems to promote efficiencies
  • Review existing databases for improvement
  • Support on charity compliancy



  • Committed to feminist values with an understanding of how diverse women experience marginalization differently
  • Knowledge of social enterprise development
  • Knowledge of fundraising management
  • Knowledge of federal and provincial legislation affecting charities
  • Knowledge of special events planning and management
  • Knowledge of consultant management
  • Knowledge of the management of volunteer resources
  • 5+ years of professional experience in non profit organization; demonstrated success in a development function
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable, working independently and lead strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
  • Comfort working with Microsoft Oficce, Google Suite and other project management tools to maintain clear and organized documentation and data management
  • Solutions-oriented and can troubleshoot day-to-day issues as they arise, whether logistical or interpersonal in nature
  • Flexibility to travel occasionally within Canada and internationally. G(irls)20 will consider barriers such as visa/PR status if necessary
  • Sensitivity working with young women (ages 18 25) from a diversity of communities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation
  • Proficiency in French
  • Past experience working in the women’s movement or another social movement

·       To apply, please forward your resume and a 1-2 page proposal saved in a single pdf document titled
“Last name, first name” in an email with the subject line: “SR. MANAGER, FUND DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS APPLICATION” to volunteer@girls20.org no later than September 16th, at 11:59pmEST.

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Position: Senior Manager, Fund Development and Operations Hours: 10:00AM–6:00PM (Flexible) Start date: October 28, 2019 Location: Toronto, Ontario – Office located at Queen St. W & Bay St. Salary: $70,000+$50 monthly mobile phone stipend Health & Dental Benefits: Provided Vacation: 3 weeks paid Reports to: CEO

How to Apply

To apply, please forward your resume and a 1-2 page proposal saved in a single pdf document titled “Last name, first name” in an email with the subject line: “SR. MANAGER, FUND DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATIONS APPLICATION” to volunteer@girls20.org no later than September 16th, at 11:59pmEST. INSTRUCTIONS FOR 1-2 PAGE PROPOSAL: Exercise: G(irls)20 is approaching a medium-sized (50 employees) women-led company to sell our tshirts on their website and sponsor us for International Women’s Day. Please prepare a 1-2 page pitch that includes a high-level social enterprise plan (i.e. selling tshirts on website) and a corporate sponsorship package to entice the company to partner with G(irls)20. This pitch should demonstrate a knowledge of G(irls)20, corporate partnership benefits & partnerships, and revenue-generating, social enterprises. WE APPRECIATE ALL APPLICATIONS BUT ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.