Position: Senior Manager, Fund Development and Operations

Hours: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (Flexible)

Start date: October 1, 2019

Location: Toronto, Ontario – Office located at Queen St. W. & Bay St. Salary: $65,000 + $50 monthly mobile phone stipend

Health & Dental Benefits: Provided Vacation: 3 weeks paid

Reports to: CEO

Application method: Resumé and 1-2 Page Proposal – please do not provide a cover letter. Please instead write a paragraph about yourself at the beginning of your resumé. See below for details on how to apply.

Closing date: August 7th, at 11:59 PM EST

All applicants must be able to work legally in Canada at the time of application.


 Launched in 2009 at the Clinton Global Initiative, G(irls)20 places young women at the centre of decision- making processes. Through our signature programs, Global Summit and Girls on Boards, we make strategic investments in young women through education and training, building networks, and access to unparalleled opportunities at home and abroad. While advocating for change at the global

level through the annual G(irls)20 Global Summit, we are invested in changing the status quo for women at decision-making tables in communities across Canada with Girls on Boards. Learn more at


 We’re a collaborative team committed to creating opportunities for all young women to get a seat at decision-making tables and have their voices heard, whether it be in business, politics, or social change. We provide high-quality programming and work closely with alumnae to constantly improve program design. As an organization, we are working toward making stronger connections to an intersectional and LGBTQ2S+ feminist movement and evolve our programming and staffing in this direction. G(irls)20 has an all-hands-on-deck attitude and there is no task too big or too small that staff may do. We work hard and have fun. We offer some flexibility around work hours and the occasional day working from home. This is an exciting time to join a growing organization, with the ability to have your own imprint on the future of the organization.

G(irls)20 is committed to equitable representation and access. Candidates from Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQ2S+, newcomer, and other underserved communities are encouraged to self-identify in your resume.


 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 direction of 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 maximize 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
  • 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-plus years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable, work independently and lead strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.
  • Comfort working with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and other project management tools to maintain clear and organized documentation and data
  • 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 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
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • 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 no later than  August 7th,  at 11:59pm EST.



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.

  1. Longlisted candidates will be contacted for a 15-minute phone interview between  August 12 – 16.
  2. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview, to take place between August 19 – 30.