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Director of Development and Communications
About UNITY Charity
UNITY Charity engages and empowers youth to be role models and leaders in their communities. UNITY engages youth 10 to 18 by implementing school and community programs helping youth positively express their stress and develop skills for success. UNITY empowers youth to make better choices as leaders, mentors and positive community role models leading to more productive citizens, safer schools, and healthier communities. UNITY Charity is one of Toronto’s fastest growing charities, engaging thousands of youth each year. At UNITY Charity we work according to one simple mantra: DO WHAT YOU LOVE, LOVE WHAT YOU DO. Our organization values passion, integrity, respect and community, and expect all of our representatives to embody these values, including the Board of Directors. UNITY Charity’s board is one where professionals, experts and others passionate about the UNITY cause are able to come together and give back in a meaningful way by supporting the organization’s governance, fundraising, strategic planning, networking and much more.
Find out more about UNITY here: www.unitycharity.com
Job DescriptionAs the Director of Development and Communications, you will be active and accountable in the areas of development, communications and organizational leadership and strategy. The position reports to Unity’s Executive Director. At this moment, this position will be managing two direct reports.
Development: provide vision and strategic leadership and take accountability for strategies that identify, cultivate, and gain or enhance the interest and involvement of prospective funders through a variety of revenue streams.
Communications : provide vision and strategic leadership and take accountability for developing, implementing, and evaluating on-brand marketing and communications for all stakeholders.
Leadership: supervise and coach your direct reports and provide leadership support to the entire team alongside the Executive Director and National Programs Director.
Partnerships: sustain, steward and grow current business and community partnerships for Unity on a local and national level and ensure the business objectives of both partners are successfully executed.
The successful candidate will have an innovative, entrepreneurial and caring spirit and a passion for the Unity Charity mission. A post-secondary diploma or degree in a relevant field will be considered a strong asset, along with previous development and communications experience. A knowledge of Hip Hop culture and its related art forms will be considered an asset. We are seeking someone with a minimum of 6-8 years related experience, including broad experience working with multiple stakeholders preferably in the charitable or not-for-profit sector. We are looking for an accountable team player who is results-oriented and driven to improve the lives of youth in the community.
You are a marketer, strategist, and a confident leader with a wide professional network as well as a combination of ambition, insight, diligence, and creativity that materializes opportunities. An effective relationship builder and team leader, you have a successful track record in fundraising and management. You have experience achieving financial targets and managing a budget and are skilled at continuously searching for funding prospects and generating funding. Experience running fundraising and donor stewardship events and campaigns is considered a strong asset.