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Development Coordinator

Application Deadline Extended to July 19

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Food Matters Manitoba is seeking a full-time Development Coordinator, starting as soon as possible.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Development Coordinator will create, implement, and monitor Food Matters Manitoba’s public relations and development program.

Related responsibilities include:

  • Producing and distributing all external communications materials, ensuring compliance with Food Matters Manitoba communications policies, procedures, and brand standards
  • Developing news stories, fielding and responding to relevant media requests, crafting newsworthy talking points, and maintaining relationships with media contacts
  • Researching public and private funding sources, preparing and submitting grant applications, and maintaining a granting schedule in consultation with program and executive staff
  • Monitoring and reporting on trends in food security policies and programs, not-for-profit and social purpose organizations, and cause-related marketing
  • Managing Food Matters Manitoba’s website and social media accounts, including content creation, application and software maintenance, and reporting on impact and reach
  • Supporting the Executive Director and Board of Directors Fund Development Committee in managing donor relations and special events
  • Maintaining records in accordance with Food Matters Manitoba policies and procedures
  • Assisting with other work-related tasks as assigned

About You

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in marketing, communications or public relations with demonstrated success, preferably in the not-for-profit or associated sector
  • Experience leading fund development programs and demonstrated success raising money through grant writing, donor campaigns and events
  • Demonstrated success in managing websites and social media accounts and generating a social media following
  • Experience overseeing the design and production of print materials and publications
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and tight deadlines
  • High level of computer knowledge, including MS Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and WordPress
  • A working knowledge of contact databases, including Constant Contact
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, food security is considered an asset
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is desirable

Work week: 37.5 hours per week

Starting wage: $22 – $25 / hour

An extended health and dental benefits package is available to Food Matters Manitoba employees following three (3) months’ employment.

Those interested in applying for this position are invited to forward their resume and cover letter by email to info@foodmattersmanitoba.ca (Subject Line: Development Coordinator) by July 19, 2020.

Food Matters Manitoba strives to be a safe and accessible workplace that celebrates diversity and represents the community in which we live and work. We encourage individuals from equity-seeking groups to apply for the position. Please note that our offices are currently located in a split level-building with no mobility lift or ramp. We can accommodate work-from-home and facilitate virtual participation.

Office Administrator

Application Deadline: August 3

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Food Matters Manitoba is seeking a part-time, term Office Administrator beginning as soon as possible until May 31, 2021. The Office Administrator oversees day to day administrative duties at Food Matters Manitoba and assists with outreach and communications.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet visitors, handle inquiries, answer general emails and phone calls
  • Process accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank transactions, and employee payroll
  • Coordinate mailings and assist in the delivery of newsletters and communications materials
  • Accept charitable donations, process receipts and prepare thank you notes
  • Prepare materials for staff and board meetings
  • Inventory and order office supplies, and assist with procuring program supplies as needed
  • Maintain office systems for reception, accounting, human resources and payroll, internal and external communications, philanthropy, and office maintenance.
  • Provide support for select Food Matters Manitoba and community events
  • Maintain records in accordance with Food Matters Manitoba policies and procedures
  • Assist with other work-related tasks as assigned

 About You:

  • Personable, respectful, team player with a passion for food security in Manitoba
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an office administrator in a small firm or non-profit organization
  • Familiarity with accounting, payroll, charitable giving, and customer relationship management (CRM) processes and software
  • Proficient at computer software and databases, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Highly self-motivated and self-directed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Work week: 30 hours per week                     

Starting wage: $18 – $22 / hour

An extended health and dental benefits package is available to Food Matters Manitoba employees following three (3) months’ employment.

Thank you for your interest. Please forward your resume and cover letter by email to info@foodmattersmanitoba.ca (Subject Line: Office Administrator) by the end of the day August 3, 2020.

Food Matters Manitoba strives to be a safe and accessible workplace that celebrates diversity and represents the community in which we live and work. We encourage individuals from equity-seeking groups to apply for the position. Please note that our offices are currently located in a split level-building with no mobility lift or ramp. We can accommodate work-from-home and facilitate virtual participation.