Corporate & Community Giving Advisor

Breakfast Club of Canada (BCC) is looking for a Corporate & Community Giving Advisor. Reporting to the Corporate & Community Giving Lead – Quebec, the selected candidate will be in charge of developing and expanding corporate partnerships, providing support for major partner-driven campaigns in Quebec and assisting the sales committees set up for BCC’s signature events. The Advisor will also work closely with the Philanthropy and Communications & Marketing teams.

 

The incumbent will be responsible for planning work tasks, achieving established goals and liaising with partners so as to foster long-term, win-win relationships. To succeed, they will need a team mindset, creativity, a nuanced understanding of corporate social responsibility matters, and excellent communication and negotiation skills.

 

Breakfast Club of Canada promotes employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Actively seek out and develop new partnerships, targeting various opportunities involving corporate partners.
  • Develop and maintain long-lasting relationships with current partners and harness the potential of each partnership.
  • Provide oversight of the rollout of BCC’s major campaigns in Quebec, and manage partner relationships to ensure their satisfaction, working in collaboration with the Philanthropy team.
  • Identify partners’ needs for acknowledgement and visibility in order to negotiate mutually beneficial partnership terms.
  • Support the team in setting up sales committees and securing sponsors for BCC’s signature events.
  • Take part in events likely to result in sustainable business relationships.
  • Stay abreast of trends and best practices in philanthropy and share this expertise with the team.
  • Help create presentations for corporate partners.
  • Update the Salesforce database on an ongoing basis, and contribute to preparing project briefs.
  • Carry out other tasks as necessary to keep team projects running smoothly.

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • University degree in business administration, marketing or philanthropic development, or equivalent experience.
  • Five or more years of relevant experience.
  • Proven expertise in philanthropic development.
  • Knowledge of business development strategies and techniques.
  • Advanced skills in sales and negotiation.
  • Knowledge of the charitable sector, an asset.
  • Familiar with the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Fluency in written and spoken French and English.
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle.
  • Availability to work outside of regular business hours to help with events (evenings and weekends).

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES
  • Adherence to Breakfast Club of Canada values.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Political acumen and excellent judgment.
  • Aptitude for problem-solving.
  • Autonomy, ability to work proactively and be resourceful.
  • Strong priority and time management skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Adaptable, flexible and agile.

 

WORK CONDITIONS
  • Permanent, full-time position
  • 40 hours/week, Monday to Friday
  • Flexible schedule throughout the year
  • Summer hours
  • Competitive salary
  • Vacation and personal leave days
  • Paid day off on your birthday
  • Employee recognition program
  • Group insurance plan
  • Group RRSP with matching employer contributions
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Must pass a background check
  • The selected candidate will be based at the head office in Boucherville, Quebec, with a hybrid telework arrangement
  • Target start date: As soon as possible

 

TO APPLY

Please email your résumé and cover letter to CV@breakfastclubcanada.org.

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.