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Manager, National Events and Chapter Development

*Full-Time, Temporary (12 month contract)*

Are you:

  • Passionate and excited about event planning and fundraising?
  • A mentor and teacher, eager to empower and lead volunteers to achieve organizational goals?
  • Outgoing, adaptable and organized?
  • Interested in working for a growing national charity?

The Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to a world free from Huntington disease (HD). Our passionate and collaborative team is in search of a temporary Manager, National Events and Chapter Development (maternity leave coverage), to support volunteers in achieving event-related goals while seeking new sources of revenue.   This position reports to the National Director of Development.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for developing, and achieving departmental fundraising targets
  • Primary contact between HSC and the volunteer community
  • Project manager, directly responsible for planning and execution of HSC’s community-attended national events portfolio, including but not limited to: biennial National Conference and biennial Community Education Forums
  • Assess Chapter/community needs & priorities, and develop local programs as appropriate
  • Strategic development of fundraising events portfolio
  • Establish fundraising volunteer development program via NCAG and Town Hall training sessions while facilitating increased information sharing
  • Attend planning meetings and events when possible/appropriate
  • Development and management of virtual fundraising events
  • Responsible for supervision, team building, mentoring and evaluation of direct reporting staff

Specific Requirements:

  • 5 plus years of experience in volunteer and events management (ideally chapter development)
  • 2-3 years supervisory or management experience
  • University degree or college diploma in a related field
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Suite programs
  • Proficient with event and volunteer management tools and software
  • Hands on budgeting experience including setting fundraising targets
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven experience working on multiple simultaneous projects and assessing and setting priorities
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to change focus as priorities shift

Resumes with cover letters can be emailed by 12 noon on August 4, 2020 to:

 HR@huntingtonsociety.ca

Please enter “Manager, National Events and Chapter Development” in the subject line of your email.
Thank you for your interest – only qualified candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

HSC will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant, as requested during the hiring process.


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