September 11th, 2020

FUNDRAISER – Full-time - Contract - Temporary

This work will be remote due to COVID-19.

Description

We dream of an Ontario where not just the wealthy elite have a say in how our government functions. Our movement is fueled by donations from a vast network of grassroots supporters.

We’re looking for progressively minded, passionate, and self-driven individuals to become the next generation of organizers and fundraisers to build our support base and help us work towards an Ontario that includes everyone.

The Ontario New Democratic Party is seeking energetic, organized and results-oriented individuals to join our team as Fundraisers for our annual end-of-year fundraising drive.

Fundraisers speak with a broad range of members and supporters from across Ontario, with the goal of raising money for the Party through memberships, monthly donations, event ticket sales, and other direct ask campaigns.

Responsibilities

  • Operate the auto-dialing software.
  • Work to achieve and exceed fundraising and calling targets.
  • To be friendly, polite, informed and knowledgeable.
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information and abide by the Ontario NDP Non-Disclosure Agreement.
  • Maintain meticulous records regarding contacts.
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skill and recent success in fundraising, particularly telemarketing.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario NDP and Provincial Politics.
  • Excellent judgement, a polite, engaging and enthusiastic telephone manner, “the gift of gab.”
  • Strong organizational, communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure and with hard deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team dynamic.
  • Ability to take direction and show initiative as appropriate.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

This position is compensated as per Collective Agreement Article 5.01 (b) and Appendix IV of the ONDP Collective Agreement.

The ONDP has an office at 2069 Lakeshore Blvd West, but this work will be remote due to COVID-19.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES & PROCEDURE

Please submit a detailed including resume and cover letter by e-mail to the attention of Andrew Pulsifer, Lead Development Officer at apulsifer@ontariondp.ca. Please include the job title “Phone Bank Fundraiser” in the subject line.

The ONDP actively promotes employment equity. Women, Black, Indigenous, and racialized persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQI+, and anyone from equity seeking groups are strongly encouraged to apply for this position, and qualified applicants from these groups will be given preference. If you are a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation at any stage during the hiring process, please do not hesitate to contact Danielle Ouellette at douellette@ontariondp.ca to arrange appropriate accommodation.