Director of Development and Advancement

About MCC

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a Christian faith based agency that provides relief, development peacebuilding initiatives in over 54 countries. MCC BC carries out local programs that address poverty here in BC and also supports the international work of MCC by generating funds, personnel, and material aid. MCC BC has an operating budget of $13 million with approximately 75 staff and over 3,000 volunteers who serve in thrift shops, relief sales, material aid activities, local programs, fundraising and other areas. MCC BC also has 5 subsidiary enterprises that operate local programs and hold donated legacy investments.

Director of Development & Advancement

The Director of Development and Advancement is the chief fundraising and marketing officer that provides leadership to donor relations, communications and the advancement of MCC BC toward its mission by collaboratively developing and implementing strategies that generate awareness, relationships, engagement, support and various types of donations from within our constituency and the broader public. The Director of Development and Advancement ensures that activities focus on approved strategic priorities and comply with standard ethical requirements as well as MCC values, principles and policies.

 

Qualifications:

  • 3 years senior management, 5 years fundraising or related experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Effective strategic planner & entrepreneurial attitude
  • Strong networking ability and familiarity with MCC constituency
  • Servant Leader

 

All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to personal Christian faith, active church affiliation and non-violent peacemaking.

 

Applications close April 30, 2020 or until suitable candidate is found.

For full job description and to apply visit: mccbc.ca/openings

 

For more information, contact:

Sophie Tiessen-Eigbike MCC BC HR Manager at 604-850-6639, Ext 1129