Donor Development Clerk (Temporary - Full Time)

Working in collaboration with the Fundraising Team, and reporting directly to the Major Gifts Supervisor, the Donor Development Clerk will support the planning, coordination, and execution of Ontario NDP’s giving platform for leadership donors.


Reports to:  Major Gifts Supervisor

Day-to-Day Direction:  Data Entry Personnel

Other internal contacts:  Fundraising Team, Provincial office staff, Executive Committee members

External contacts:  Volunteers, community members, donors


Reporting to the Major Gifts Supervisor, the Donor Development Clerk works closely with key external constituents – primarily individual donors – to execute the ONDP strategy for individual giving within the current, legislation governing donations.  In this capacity, the Donor Development Clerk may also work closely with the professional staff, Executive Committee and volunteers of the ONDP. The Donor Development Clerk role is integral to the ONDP in meeting its development and fundraising objectives. The duties include, but are not limited to:

Implement and execute strategies for donor acquisition, development, and stewardship.

Work with management towards building and achieving fundraising goals and the development of annual marketing plan geared towards this constituency.

Coordinate and implement the donor stewardship strategy and plans.

Record and enter all relevant information into the donor database.


2-3+ years of established success in fundraising and/or sales.

Fundraising database experience including Raiser's Edge is an asset.

Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects in a fast paced environment.

Deep attention to detail and excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Superb organizational skills and ability to meet multiple and competing priorities.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Ability to work as part of a team and independently with minimal direction/supervision.

Demonstrated success in the solicitation of political contributions.

Flexibility to work some evenings/weekends as required


Willingness to hone personal professional development by participating in conferences, workshops and other training opportunities

Ability to bring energy, creativity and community relations experience that will make a substantial impact on ONDP fundraising efforts while enhancing the image and positive relationships of the ONDP

Express a genuine interest in the welfare of Ontarians, congruent values with the ONDP’s vision, a strong commitment to the fundraising goals of the party.

Entrepreneurial skills, the ability to multi-task, and a proven ability to meet goals are core requirements to ensure a professional execution of all related projects. 

Must be a team player, and have the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals (ranging from ONDP executive, high-end donors, community members, staff and volunteers), work in a team environment and be self motivated.

The Ontario NDP supports employment equity. Racialized workers, women, Aboriginal workers, LGBTQTS workers, young workers, Francophone workers, and workers with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Salary: Temporary Level B, subject to article 5.01-3A, of the Collective Agreement.

Closing Date: 5pm, July 24th, 2017 

Send resume, cover letter and salary expectations to: Applications (including resume, cover letter and relevant references) should be sent by e-mail to the attention of Andrew Pulsifer, Please include the job title in the subject line.

Note: Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted