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Mosqoy
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Victoria, BC, Canada
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Published 9 days ago

General Description

Mosqoy is seeking a Fundraiser to assist us with organizational fund development. We are seeking a person who is organized and detail-oriented to assist in the accomplishment of this year’s milestones, thus contributing to our overall mission.

The Fundraiser will be responsible for researching potential grant and fundraising opportunities and supporting the grant team in promising fundraising prospects. Other primary duties include planning for our annual giving campaign, writing reports and grant applications, and assisting us with operations, partnerships, and donor services. In relation to our annual giving campaign, we are seeking a student or youth to support in writing an impact report on the past two fundraising years, including data visualizations and breakdown of donors for previous years.

Position Details 

This position is dependent on Canada Summer Jobs funding. We will receive notification on funding decisions in May. To qualify for this funding, you must adhere to the following requirements:

  • Between the ages of 15-30
  • Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee status 

Other details regarding this position include:

  • Salary: $15.20/hour
  • 35 hours per week
  • Start date: June 1, 2021
  • End date: July 30, 2021
  • Location: Victoria, BC (Mosqoy office, North Park)

Duties

Main duties for the Development Assistant position include the following:

Fund Development:

  • Strengthen and maintain local and international strategic partnerships and donor relationships
  • Research of corporate social responsibility programs
  • Research background information for grant applications, and assist in writing grant applications
  • Research best practices in nonprofit fundraising with attention to triple bottom-line businesses and social enterprises
  • Operate the Small Business Campaign

Campaign Planning:

  • Report on previous Annual Giving Campaign and prepare for the next
  • Update contact information in the individual donor database

Report Writing:

  • Document previous fundraising campaigns and activities for internal purposes, and to deliver to our members, donors, and partners
  • Data visualization and impact analysis on past fundraising campaigns

Donor Services: 

  • Write thank-you notes to donors
  • Compile membership welcome packages
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills 

  • Fluency (reading, writing, and speaking) in English, French an asset
  • Administrative aptitude
  • Professional writing ability
  • Data visualization and data analytics 
  • Financial literacy (basic understanding of bookkeeping and accounts)
  • Proficiency with standard office software, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Skype, and Google Drive

Required Attributes

  • Excellent intercultural communication skills and willingness to work in a multicultural, collaborative environment
  • Confident self-starter, with a high degree of motivation and initiative
  • Ability to work effectively when unsupervised, but also able to take direction 
  • Detail-oriented
  • Values that are aligned with our organization (see our website to learn more)

Assets (desired but not required traits)

  • Relevant university degree
  • eg. Public Administration, Writing, International Development, Indigenous Studies, Gender Studies, Latin American Studies
  • Experience working for a small grassroots NGO
  • Intermediate or fluent French language ability

About Mosqoy

Mosqoy works with Indigenous Quechua communities in the Peruvian Andes to mitigate the adverse effects of unsustainable tourism and development by providing economic and educational opportunities that nurture their threatened Indigenous culture. It does so through two social enterprises and a charitable program. Mosqoy Peruvian Textiles provides fair trade market access to Quechua artisans of remote highland communities. The Mosqoy Field School inspires Canadian students to be more responsible travellers and consumers. The Mosqoy Youth Program is our charitable program that provides post-secondary educational scholarships to marginalized but promising Quechua youth to then be employable in their communities’ new job sectors. We believe in empowering local communities through international solidarity and networking, sharing stories of celebration, struggle, and strength. For more information, visit our website: www.mosqoy.org.

Note on Accessibility & Non-Discrimination

Mosqoy is a values-based organization; we prioritize our values in our recruitment, orientation, training, and supervision processes. Such values include, but are not limited to, inclusivity, accessibility, diversity, and non-discrimination. We are an equitable opportunity employer. We will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment and volunteership on the basis of race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or veteran’s status. If you are part of an underrepresented group or have additional barriers to entering or staying in the labour market, we invite you to self-identify.

General Description

Mosqoy is seeking a Fundraiser to assist us with organizational fund development. We are seeking a person who is organized and detail-oriented to assist in the accomplishment of this year’s milestones, thus…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Start Date
    June 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    May 5, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

$15.20 CAD

Level of Language Proficiency

English, required

French, asset

English, required

French, asset

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Victoria, BC, CA
Associated Location
Victoria, BC, CA

How to Apply

Application Deadline: May 5, 2021, at 11:59 pm Pacific time. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 

First Come First Serve: Please do not wait until the application deadline to submit your application, if you don’t have to. We will be reviewing applications and conducting interviews on a rolling basis. If we find the ideal candidate before the closing date, we will take down the job posting and mark as “filled.” 

Application Requirements: Please submit your application in English to recruitment@mosqoy.org. The application should include the below files in the following order:

  1. Cover Letter (max. 1 page)*
  2. Resume (max. 2 pages)

*In your cover letter, please indicate a) where you found the job posting, and b) include the name, phone number, and email address of two professional references.

Please submit these two documents as PDF files, saved with the following filing format: “LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME_Mosqoy_Fundraiser_CoverLetter/Resume.pdf”. 

For questions regarding the application process, please email recruitment@mosqoy.org. 

While Mosqoy thanks everyone for their interest, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Application Deadline: May 5, 2021, at 11:59 pm Pacific time. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. 

First Come First Serve: Please do not wait until the application…

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