NBCP seeks a Director of Development:

Northern Bridge Community Partnership (NBCP) thoroughly understands the necessity of contributing to the development of communities, organizations, and individuals by helping to build capacity and human dignity for the people we serve. Working with indigenous and non-indigenous partners, we seek to strengthen communities, nurture healing, empower youth and foster leadership. We believe it is possible to have a significant impact on a community by building relationships, and rebuilding trust, one person at a time and one community at a time. We imagine a Canada where justice reigns and reconciliation is tangible.

Visit www.northernbridge.org for more information.


An inspirational fundraising leader and role model, who can develop and implement strategy and be accountable for achieving fundraising targets, primarily at the major gift level.


  • Reporting to the Executive Director, you will:

  • Formulate and implement a strategy for prospect identification, evaluation and cultivation.

  • Expand the individual, foundation, private funder and corporate base by designing, implementing and managing a comprehensive solicitation, recognition and stewardship program.

  • Identify, and foster relationships with major donors and key stakeholders.

  • Increase revenue through foundation, corporate community investment, grants and sponsorships.

  • Provide a monthly newsletter on the activities of the organization.

  • Provide reports to donors.


  • A senior professional, highly regarded for your leadership and success in fund development.

  • A critical, analytical thinker with exceptional business, financial management and strategic planning acumen.

  • A warm and engaging communicator, writer and presenter.

  • A creative self-starter with a proactive, collaborative work style.

  • An ambassador for the organization, able to increase its profile through spearheading successful fundraising initiatives and campaigns.

  • Able to work independently and collaboratively and with a small team.

  • Familiar with database management and have a good understanding of systems and processes.


  • A love for justice

  • An ability to travel into Canada’s far North.

  • An ability to work with indigenous organizations and faith-based institutions.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Director of Development.

  • Competency in managing multiple tasks with competing priorities and deadlines.

  • Grant writing experience.


  • You are seeking a permanent, full-time position.

  • You are able to work from your home.

  • You are seeking flexible hours.

  • You would like to be the driving force for this thriving organization’s fund development sustainability and growth, work with passionate staff and volunteers and make a difference in the lives of families.

  • You would like to work for an organization that respects its employees, values diversity and work/life balance and provides a workplace where interactions are carried out in the spirit of collaboration, cooperation and communication.


Please forward your resumé, with three references, to:

Michael Bechard 
Northern Bridge Community Partnership
485 Windermere Road, P.O. Box 487, Station B, London, Ontario N6A 4X3


January 11, 2019.

Northern Bridge