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The Stop is currently hiring for the position of Events and Fundraising Coordinator. Please see the complete job description below.

Events and Fundraising Coordinator
Full-Time (37.5 hrs/wk) Temporary

11 Month Maternity Leave
As Soon As Possible – June 2016

The Stop Community Food Centre is a leading-edge, nationally-respected non-profit organization that’s been on the frontlines of tackling hunger and poverty in Toronto for over 30 years. The Stop’s mission is to increase access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community, and challenges inequality.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Events and Fundraising Coordinator is an integral part of the fundraising team.

Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate What’s on the Table and Big Night at The Green Barn, two of The Stop's key fundraising events, and assist with other events, as required.
  • Manage all aspects of event planning, including sponsorship tracking, venue bookings, food and beverage, supplies, audiovisual equipment, room layouts, and décor.
  • Collaborate with other staff and designers in the development of event collateral.
  • Manage guest and RSVP lists, including media and VIPs, and track ticket payments.
  • Assist with event promotion.
  • Coordinate and manage event volunteers.
  • Liaise with vendors, guests, and sponsors.
  • Coordinate and assist with set-up, on-site production, and clean-up for events.
  • Manage all financials, including preparing budgets, quotes,  invoices, cheque requests, etc.
  • Reconcile all payments post-event.
  • Development of wrap-up reports.
  • Maintain positive relationships with existing corporate partners.
  • Prepare funding/sponsorship proposals and other communication materials as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Affinity for The Stop’s mission and knowledge of the issues underpinning poverty and hunger.
  • Demonstrated experience in large-scale events.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage several projects with competing deadlines.
  • Diplomatic, tactful, confident, organized, assertive, enthusiastic, and a team player.
  • Demonstrated experience training, supporting, and motivating volunteers.

Start Date: TBD

Please apply for this posting online through Charity Village.

No phone calls or email inquiries please. Faxed applications WILL NOT be accepted.

Salary: $45,000 annually, pro-rated to length of contract plus benefits.

The Stop is committed to employment equity and encourages applicants from equity-seeking groups. Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in The Stop.

 

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