Ecojustice is hiring a
Location: Hybrid with access to the Toronto office
Hours: 35 weekly
Closing Date: Until filled
At Ecojustice, we build a case for a better earth every day! We fight, and win, for our planet in court.
Our Mission is why people join Ecojustice. People who choose to join us recognize that this planet is our most treasured inheritance, and it is our imperative to be good stewards for the generations who follow us. We use the power of the courts to defend what we value most. We believe in protecting the environment while having enough time off to enjoy it. If you are courageous, collaborative, and dedicated to the fight for a healthier environment, you will find your people here.
About The Role
Development Officer – Major Giving ensures the overall success of the ambitious major gifts and foundations fundraising program in Eastern Canada and USA and translates philanthropy into meaningful legal protection for the environment. Reporting to the Associate Director of Philanthropy, the Development Officer – Major Giving will move a growing community of supporters who are able to make major gifts into a more committed relationship with Ecojustice and secure their financial support for Ecojustice and Ecojustice’s Black, Indigenous, People of Colour (BIPOC)-led partner organizations. The Officer develops and implements personalized donor engagement and cultivation strategies for individuals and foundations who have the capacity to give over $5,000 per annum.
Some key responsibilities of the role include:
We are currently working to embed our commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion, and reconciliation into all aspects of our organization. We value candidates who enjoy building meaningful, collaborative partnerships with equity-seeking groups, and in operationalizing JEDI-R values in day-to-day practices and operations.
Typically, we find that people who succeed in this role bring:
Our Commitment To Workplace Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion
Ecojustice is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment and is responding to the calls for action to further reconciliation.
We encourage applications from people with relevant job-related skills and who come from communities that have been structurally marginalized based on race, religion, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Members belonging to communities that experience marginalization can self-identify during the application process if they choose to do so.
Ecojustice strives to ensure that our online application system and recruitment process are accessible to individuals with different abilities and encourages candidates to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any accommodation requests.
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