Thames Talbot Land Trust is hiring

Fundraising and Communications Coordinator
Are you a creative thinker with a knack for fundraising and event planning? Would you like to be part of a team dedicated to environmental conservation? A challenging and exciting position is available with the Thames Talbot Land Trust for a Fundraising and Communications Coordinator.

About the role
We are seeking a dynamic individual who is inspired by our cause and wants to use their unique set of skills in a role that is challenging and offers potential for growth. The ability to balance diverse workloads and to meet deadlines despite pressure and periodic interruptions is critical as is the desire to make a contribution in a team environment.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Fundraising and Event Planning

  • Plan, organize and execute annual fundraising events
    Manage donor information in the database and use that data to perform data analysis
  • Contribute to campaign strategy
  • Create case statements for future land acquisition campaigns, draft proposals for support, make person-to-person donor contact
  • Perform prospect research and take on development duties to secure major gift donations to support TTLT


  • Manage website content and oversee social media accounts (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Create content for digital communications (e-newsletter, e-blasts) and print materials (campaign brochure, newsletter, direct mail campaign)
  • Act as the staff liaison for the Membership and Marketing committee


  • Work with the Treasurer and Executive Director to manage the financial stewardship of the
  • Act as staff liaison for Finance Committee

The successful candidate will have a degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration or Diploma in Not for Profit Management or the equivalent combination of related skills and experience. Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills with the ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically and professionally at all times.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with accounting software (Quickbooks) an asset.
  • Experience with Nationbuilder an asset
  • Experience with Graphic Design software an asset
  • Expertise using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram

Annual Salary

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9am – 3:30pm.
Some evenings and weekends required.

Other Information:
This positing is for a permanent position working 30 hours per week.

Application Instructions:
Please send CV and Cover letter (in one document) to Suzanne McDonald, Executive Director by 4pm on December 15, 2017. Please reference the job title in the Subject Line. Suzanne McDonald
519 858-3442

Effective Start Date:
January 2nd, 2018