Sr Development Officer, Indigenous Partnerships & Program

Position: Sr Development Officer, Indigenous Partnerships & Program

Employer: Canadian Feed the Children

Location: Canada

Deadline: October 6, 2023

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range: $60,600 - $68,900

Closing Date: October 6, 2023

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About this Opportunity
The Sr Development Officer, Indigenous Partnerships and Programs (Sr Development Officer, IPP) is an externally focused role within CFTC's Canadian Indigenous Programs and Partnerships team. The position’s primary responsibility is to drive resource mobilization efforts through leveraging a deep understanding of CFTC’s strategic aims and priorities of Indigenous communities across Canada. The Sr Development Officer, IPP will strategically position CFTC’s work with institutional funders (including federal, provincial and local governments, and other crown agencies), and private funders such as corporations and foundations.

For this role, we are proactively looking for candidates with lived experience in an Indigenous community and, or direct experience working with Indigenous communities. We encourage all First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples or Indigenous peoples of North America, to self-identify in their applications.
The Sr Development Officer, IPP will work under the guidance of the Director, Indigenous Programs & Partnerships to:
Assist in the development of a resource mobilization and business development strategy specific to Canadian programming,
Establish and maintain relationships with key funders and partners,
Support program development in line with Indigenous partners and organizational priorities,
Write concept notes and proposals,
In collaboration with the CFTC Development team, support internal capacity and systems for new business development,
Assist in the identification of relevant policy and advocacy initiatives in relation to Indigenous programs.
The Sr Development Officer, IPP will have strong proposal identification, development, and writing skills. The ability to facilitate, coordinate, multi-task, work within tight timelines, and prioritize inclusion are essential.

In collaboration with the Development and Communications team, this role will support broader donor and supporter engagement, including collaboratively establishing policy positions on key Indigenous program areas. The Sr Development Officer, IPP role will keep up to date on Indigenous policy development and provide relevant updates to peers, senior leaders, and partners.

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