Careers

Make a Difference. Be a Leader. Join the Lung Family.

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now.

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through:

  • Groundbreaking research;
  • Policy and practice change;
  • Urgently needed programs and support; and
  • Public education around lung health issues.

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. This is an opportunity to join a team at an exciting point in time – an opportunity to build on your experience, grow your skills and make a true difference in the lives of all those who struggle to breathe.

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond the good feels you’ll get from making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

  • collaborative and creative environment
  • robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program
  • flexible work environment
  • we help you grow – both professionally and personally

We’re also looking for people who share our values:

  • To lead with courage and passion
  • To act as one unified and integrated team
  • To be nimble, open and quick to adapt
  • To demonstrate genuine integrity
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work or a hybrid work arrangement based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required.

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. For more information review our accessibility policy.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

Submit your application to: careers@lunghealth.ca

 

Current Opportunities:

Toronto, Ontario

Making the greatest impact and delivering the most meaningful results means taking action as an advocate for policy and practice change, developing and providing programs and support for those affected by lung disease, investing in research to find future solutions, and effective campaigning to build awareness and combat stigma. Supporting, engaging, and collaborating with partners across Canada and internationally is how this will be achieved, knowing more will be accomplished together in creating a world where everyone can breathe easier.

The Role

Reporting to the Board of Directors, as the CEO you will provide the strategic and operational leadership for the Foundation in its transformation to a national mandate. Critical to success is the ability to build relationships, collaboration, and advocacy with a complex and diverse network of stakeholders including sector partners, governments, corporate partners, donors, professional and clinical networks, research communities, and volunteers.

You will lead by example in executing the Strategic Plan. Building on a strong financial foundation, you will ensure ongoing sustainability through revenue generation opportunities aligned to key strategic goals. As the organization transitions into the post-COVID world, you will continue to build a positive and healthy culture and high-performance environment. Equity, diversity, and inclusion principles will permeate the work of the Foundation and be evidenced in the programs and services, current and future.

The Opportunity to Lead Sustainable Change

Whether from the non-profit or for-profit sector, as the ideal candidate you bring experience in leading an organization through significant change and transformation.

Entrepreneurially oriented, you are open to innovative ideas and concepts, able to bring people to a shared point of view and aligned in one direction. You are an exceptional relationship builder and communicator with demonstrated skill in garnering respect and credibility and collaborating effectively with a variety of stakeholders that may include NGOs, governments, for-profit and philanthropic sectors.

You bring senior leadership experience with demonstrated success in the development and implementation of plans to achieve results during times of growth and change, ensuring governance and organizational structure and processes continue to adapt.

An inclusive and inspirational leader, you actively engage staff, balance consensus-building with effective decision-making, and you encourage accountability and ownership.

You are business savvy, adept at stewardship of resources, and astute at driving existing and new sources of revenue. A humble, high-integrity and empathetic leader, you also bring a passion for and commitment to the cause. Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.

Please apply with a cover letter and current resume, to LHH Knightsbridge, Chris Sawyer (Partner) at chris.sawyer@lhhknightsbridge.com, with the subject line “CEO, Lung Health Foundation”.

Should you require accommodation to participate as a candidate in the hiring process, please communicate your needs to the LHH Knightsbridge executive search team.

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto.

Reports to: Director, Marketing & Communications 

 Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Reporting to the Director, Marketing & Communications, the Manager, Marketing and Communications is someone who is excited about building a brand identity and creating compelling content. The person in this role will be a clear communicator and knows how to shift perception and change behaviours. You will work closely with the rest of the marketing team to manage the communications for the organization and will also work cross-departmentally as the need arises. 

This role is a maternity leave contract and the duration will be at least 12 months. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Develop and execute marketing and communications strategies to increase awareness and engagement 

Develop and execute national awareness and education campaigns in both official languages that shift perception and change behavior 

● Serve as a senior writer and editor, writing compelling copy for digital and print 

Attend briefings, research discussions, focus groups, ideation sessions, etc. as required 

Work with vendors and internal partners to ensure all project deliverables are met on-time, on-strategy, and on-budget 

● Produce original, clear, compelling and credible content 

Incorporate a brand narrative and storytelling with content creation 

Act as a guardian of the brand, ensuring internal and external marketing and communication is aligned with brand voice, tone, look and feel 

Maintain and execute an editorial calendar for e-newsletters and other digital communication 

Collaborate with other departments to ensure marketing and communication needs are supported to advance our mission to improve the lung health of Canadians 

● Other duties as assigned by the Director, Marketing and Communications 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Post-secondary education in marketing, communications, or related field 

● Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role 

● Experience in pitching media 

● Strong writing skills, with the ability to bring a story to life through emotion 

Ability to make complex subjects simple 

● Highly organized 

● Able to effectively manage multiple priority projects and deadlines at the same time 

● Highly collaborative and creative 

● Strong attention and appreciation for detail 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

● To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Submit your application to: careers@lunghealth.ca

SALARY RANGE: 

$65,000 – $70,000

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required. 

Reports to: Executive Vice President 

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

● Groundbreaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Manager, Events and Community Engagement is responsible for managing and executing the Lung Health Foundation’s marquee events, as well its community engagement portfolio. Using a unique mix of creativity and innovation, this role will collaborate across the organization to advance our mission, elevating our profile, driving fundraising, and increasing participation across Canada. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Manage the planning and execution of marquee LHF events including Better Breathing and Breathe! Bash 

Oversee national community engagement with the Community Engagement Specialist including, third-party events, peer-to-peer fundraising and other activities 

Research and pursue new strategies to expand community giving programs 

Budgeting and Revenue – manage vendor budgets and work in collaboration with other Lung Health Foundation staff to achieve ambitious fundraising targets 

Negotiate vendor contracts for marquee events, developing strategic relationships to further the organization’s mission, save on contracted services and generate revenue 

Work with the marketing department to create comprehensive and integrated communications plans for marquee, third-party and peer-to-peer events 

Analyze and report on results of each event overseen, and work with the Community Engagement Specialist to share impact reports 

Work collaboratively across departments to maximize collaboration on cross-divisional efforts 

● Support and manage volunteers as needed 

Enhance and elevate awareness and presence across the country 

Represent the organization at events – given this position is national in scope, there may be travel required from time-to-time when it’s safe and appropriate to do so again 

Maintain accurate sponsor and donor records in Raiser’s Edge database, following the foundation’s policies and procedures 

● Other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Post-secondary education in fundraising, events, or a related field 

● Minimum 5 years of professional fundraising and event experience 

Demonstrated success in planning and executing educational and fundraising events 

● Track record of consistently meeting budget targets 

Ability to build, maintain and grow strategic connections across the country 

● Experience recruiting, managing and motivating volunteers 

● Able to work independently and collaboratively 

● Highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple priority projects at the same time 

Strong attention to and appreciation for detail 

● Skilled at project management 

● Experience with Raiser’s Edge is an asset 

● Fluency in French is an asset 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

● To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Submit your application to: careers@lunghealth.ca

SALARY RANGE 

$60,000 – $67,500

Hybrid (2 days in-office per week) – Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada as required. 

Reports to: Manager, Events & Community Engagement 

 Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

Reporting to the Manager, Events & Community Engagement, the Community Engagement Specialist is responsible for raising funds and supporting events through a diverse portfolio including peer-to-peer giving, e-commerce, gaming, memorial giving, campaigns, and marquee events. Increasing the awareness of the Lung Health Foundation brand across Canada, the Community Engagement Specialist will increase engagement with diverse communities to pursue new revenue opportunities and support existing programs. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Support a portfolio of community engagement fundraising initiatives to increase revenue, build relationships and grow Lung Health Foundation awareness nationally 

Provide project management support to national marquee events and community engagement events and initiatives (includes support for Better Breathing, Breathe! Bash and third-party programs) 

Conduct site inspections, research and evaluate venues and facilities, negotiate contracts (cost, size, F&B, AV, etc.), vendor relations. 

Provide on-site support at Lung Health Foundation or community partner events as required 

Attend third party events, community events or activities, cheque presentations and other events on behalf of Lung Health Foundation, as required and as possible or arrange for senior staff attendance 

Research, solicit or co-solicit corporate or community partners for community engagement revenue opportunities alongside the community partner and with the Lung Health Foundation’s development team 

Maintain the Community Engagement file management system, ensure constituent records are up-to-date and activity is promptly and accurately recorded in Raiser’s Edge 

Maintain event-related data in the organization’s CRM system or fundraising tool 

Steward relationships with community leaders to strengthen and build connections and future revenue initiatives 

Monitor and research the giving landscape for new fundraising or engagement opportunities and fundraising best practices to grow the community portfolio 

Collaborate with appropriate teams across the Foundation fostering an environment of learning, development and teamwork while working towards shared goals 

● Support the development of portfolio related collateral 

● Prepare reports, presentations, and briefs 

Collaborate in the annual business planning process 

● Other duties as assigned by the Manager, Events and Community Engagement 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Minimum 2-3 years of experience in fundraising, events, sales, or marketing 

Non-profit experience in a health charity an asset 

● Excellent organizational and project management skills 

Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines with advanced organization skills and strong attention to detail 

Strong analytic and problem-solving skills 

Confident, friendly, professional, and comfortable with cold calling 

● Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications 

● Experience in Raiser’s Edge and online giving platforms considered an asset 

Resourceful, results-oriented with a positive, “can do” attitude 

Bilingualism not required but considered an asset 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

● To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

● To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

● collaborative and creative environment 

● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Submit your application to: careers@lunghealth.ca

SALARY RANGE: 

$53,000 – $56,000

Remote, with willingness to travel as required

Reports to: Director, Public Affairs

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the Director, Public Affairs, the Manager, Indigenous Engagement and Policy plays a key role in the development and execution of the Lung Health Foundation’s approach to Indigenous health and its policy and public affairs efforts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develop and maintain strong relationships with a portfolio of Indigenous partners in Canada

• Convene and co-chair an Indigenous Advisory Council to foster continued dialogue and advice from Indigenous leaders that will inform our programs, services and public affairs work

• Provide strategic advice on relationship-building and partnership opportunities with Indigenous communities and organizations to the Director, Public Affairs and senior management

• Collaborate with other departments internally to advance programming and awareness efforts

• Represent the Lung Health Foundation when engaging on topics concerning Indigenous communities with external audiences including the public, policymakers, healthcare providers and other community organizations

• Identify and manage emerging issues and appropriately brief the Director, Public Affairs and Senior Leadership Team in a timely manner

• Research, analyze and write policy papers, policy takeaways, and white papers outlining key recommendations for government

• Work with the Director, Public Affairs and Specialist, Public Policy on planning and executing key events including the Breathing Policy Forum series, Lung Health Caucus meetings, and annual provincial and federal Advocacy days

• Work with the communications department on public and media relations to develop messaging

in support of the Lung Health Foundation’s Indigenous engagement priorities

• Act as the organizations key point of contact both internally and externally for Indigenous engagement and policy inquiries

QUALIFICATIONS:

• University degree, or equivalent education and experience, preferably in Indigenous Studies or

Relations, and/or political science or public administration

• 3-5 years of related experience

• Knowledge of the current political, socio-economic and historical contest of Indigenous Peoples in Canada

• Familiarity of engagement principles and protocols relevant to First Nations, Inuit and Métis people

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills

• Excellent research and analytical abilities

Preference will be given to candidates with lived experiences as First Nations, Inuit or Métis. Candidates who wish to qualify for preferential consideration are asked to self-identify in their cover letter.

We’re looking for people who share our values:

• To lead with courage and passion

• To act as one unified and integrated team

• To be nimble, open and quick to adapt

• To demonstrate genuine integrity

• To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

• collaborative and creative environment

• robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program

• flexible work environment

• we help you grow – both professionally and personally

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required.

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/ and in your cover letter please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SALARY RANGE:

$65,000 – $75,000

Hybrid (two days in the office per week). Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto.

Reports to: Executive Vice President

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

With a new brand and an exciting new strategic vision to help Canadians breathe, the Lung Health Foundation is looking for an experienced leader for the role of Director, Philanthropy.

Under the direction of the Executive Vice President, the Director, Philanthropy will be responsible for diversifying and growing the organization’s revenue base — stewarding existing relationships, and developing, cultivating and closing new gifts with individual, corporate and institutional donors.

A key member of the Management Team and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the Lung Health Foundation’s development activities, the Director, Philanthropy will design and implement a comprehensive plan for cultivating support, expanding and diversifying the organization’s donor base/pipeline, and working closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Develops annual business plans and budgets for individual (including direct response), foundation and corporate fundraising in collaboration with the Executive Vice President and members of the Development team

• Manages and implements approved business plans, ensuring that the annual revenue objectives and budget are met or exceeded

• Develops and manages relationships within his/her own major gift portfolio, personally conducting cultivation visits, solicitation calls and stewardship activities

• Identifies and qualifies potential new donors to grow the prospect pipeline

• Prepares development communications: solicitation and acknowledgement letters; case statements and proposals; stewardship reports; briefing notes; gift agreements

• Leads and mentors a team that includes: National Manager, Development (with two direct reports: Development Specialist; Specialist, Corporate Partnerships); Direct Response Manager; Manager, Events & Community Engagement (with direct report: Community Engagement Specialist)

• Monitors own activity and participates in monitoring requirements of the team, ensuring that monthly activity benchmarks for donor contacts are achieved

• Provides the organization with interpretation of market trends and emerging issues that could impact the organization

• Works closely with all departments to build a culture of philanthropy and collaboration

• Develops and implements a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors and corporate partners

• Ensures the effective collection of donor information and tracking of points of contact in accordance with best practices; provide and present statistical analysis to senior leaders

• Effectively manages fundraising resources and practice ethical fundraising

• Other duties as assigned by the Executive Vice President

QUALIFICATIONS:

• University degree or equivalent education and experience

• Minimum 7-10 years of relevant experience in fund development, including securing major gifts and managing relationships at all giving levels

• Experience in direct response and special events

• Experience in a health-related organization would be an asset

• Proven track record of exceeding personal and team fundraising goals

• Demonstrated experience in identifying and converting new prospects to donors

• Exceptional networking ability

• Excellent verbal and written skills, with the demonstrated ability of developing and presenting strong cases for support and effectively reporting on the impact of gifts

• Proven management abilities with the demonstrated ability to drive and achieve financial targets

• Strong coaching and mentoring skills, with the ability to build and lead an effective team

• Experience in inspiring, developing and working with senior level volunteers

• Superior competence in interpersonal communications and collaboration

• Strong technical skills including experience with fundraising database applications (knowledge of Raisers Edge is an asset) and Microsoft Office

• Willingness to work outside of regular business hours and travel as necessary

• CFRE designation is an asset

• Fluency in French would be an asset

We’re looking for people who share our values:

• To lead with courage and passion

• To act as one unified and integrated team

• To be nimble, open and quick to adapt

• To demonstrate genuine integrity

• To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we

exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

• collaborative and creative environment

• robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program

• flexible work environment

• we help you grow – both professionally and personally

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required.

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/ and in your cover letter please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SALARY RANGE:

$95,000 – $115,000

Hybrid (two days in the office per week). Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto.

Reports to: President & CEO

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

 The Director, Talent and Engagement will play an important leadership role in fostering a collaborative, inclusive and high-performing culture at the Lung Health Foundation. 

In partnership with the Senior Leadership team, you will take on the role of an active and visible change agent, supporting the ongoing transformation of the Lung Health Foundation into a more adaptable, resilient and integrated organization. 

Using your experience and HR expertise, you will drive talent/performance management to build an agile and dynamic workforce, helping employees develop in their roles, and supporting the ongoing growth of the organization. 

ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

TALENT AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT 

  • Design and implement recruitment and selection processes and evaluation systems to drive the growth and effectiveness of LHF staff 
  • Support and coach leadership and managers in assessing individual, team and organization-wide development needs, and conduct or secure training and workshops 
  • Develop and implement a new onboarding program to ensure staff are effective and efficient in their roles, and that they have a comprehensive understanding of the organization’s work and strategy 
  • Execute personalized development plans with all managerial staff in conjunction with the President & CEO. 
  • Create an active succession plan, and initiate coaching of individuals with growth and leadership potentials to reinforce retention. 

CULTURE AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT 

  • In partnership with the senior leadership team, lead efforts to gain staff input, creating solutions to further improve the organizational culture and foster an engaged and collaborative environment 
  • Support the ongoing implementation of the organization’s hybrid work model 
  • Lead the organization’s Employee Engagement Working Group 
  • Organize staff engagement and volunteer events and activities 
  • Coordinate the programming and execution of employee town hall meetings 
  • Act as a reliable resource and or participate in cross-functional teams as requested. 
  • Research and identify new rewards & recognition strategies to continually enhance employee engagement and motivation 

HUMAN RESOURCES 

  • Manage market competitive assessments and recommend compensation strategies that invest in staff, attract new talent, and retain a strong team 
  • Enhance and update policies and processes to ensure a solid operational foundation, while promoting organizational culture, as well as the organization’s mission & core values 
  • Build trust with employees, being an active listener and effectively solving issues 
  • Support management and staff through the confidential resolution of complex human resources issues, resulting in a minimal impact to business operations and reputation. 
  • Address and resolve inappropriate employee behavior, and performance issues and resolve conflicts between employees as needed. 
  • Conduct investigations, as necessary, into employee concerns and complaints, ensuring the applicable company and legislated processes are followed. 
  • Advise the CEO and/or senior management team on options for courses of action, and the best recommendation of those options for all employee relation issues. 
  • Support and oversee the set-up and management of a volunteer program. 

LEADERSHIP 

  • Contribute to the company’s long-term goals and objectives by partnering and collaborating with the senior leadership team 
  • Design a roadmap and a viable people strategy aligning with the organization’s business operations and core values 
  • Contribute to the organizations strategic and business planning processes 
  • Co-lead the work of the internal DEI Working Group 
  • Actively participate in budget reviews and evaluations with the President & CEO 

COMPETENCIES: 

  • Post Secondary Diploma/Degree in Human Resources or related field is required. 
  • 8-10 years of progressive Human Resources/people-leadership experience is required. 
  • Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) Designation is desirable. 
  • Demonstrated ability to impact and influence Executive leaders and capable of providing effective guidance and challenge where appropriate. 
  • Experience with implementing and working with HRIS systems is required. Dayforce is an advantage. 
  • Demonstrated ability to have a positive impact on business outcomes is required. 
  • Inclusive leader who is a model for inclusive, forward-thinking, learning-agile leadership 
  • Fluency in French would be an asset. 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

● To lead with courage and passion 

● To act as one unified and integrated team 

● To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

● To demonstrate genuine integrity 

To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

collaborative and creative environment 

● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

● flexible work environment 

we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/. 

In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. 

We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

SALARY RANGE 

$95,000 – $115,000 

Hybrid (two days in the office per week). Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto.

Reports to: Vice President, Programs, Services and Research 

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. 

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through: 

Ground-breaking research; 

● Policy and practice change; 

● Urgently needed programs and support; and 

● Public education around lung health issues. 

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

 It is an exciting time at the Lung Health Foundation – we are in a renovation phase – developing a new approach to our research program, establishing a network model to engage health care professionals, researchers and people living with lung disease and determining the internal approach to reporting against our strategic plan. The Director, Research and Impact will be responsible for working across the Programs, Services and Research department and the organization as a whole, to develop, deliver and grow the Lung Health Foundation’s work in three key areas: 

1. Research Program 

2. Evaluation and Impact Framework 

3. Healthcare Professional Network 

While each of these accountabilities is discrete in respective scope and expectations, there is an inherent link between the portfolios of work. The Director’s portfolios are cross functional in nature and will require a committed leader that brings both strategic vision and operational experience to the role. There will also be significant engagement with external partners including stakeholder organizations, researchers, healthcare professionals and funding partners. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Develops annual business plans and budgets for the research program, networks and the execution of the organization’s evaluation and reporting framework in collaboration with the Vice President and members of the Programs, Services and Research department. 

• Manages and implements approved business plans, ensuring that the annual key performance indicators specific to the portfolio of work are met and/or exceeded 

Leverages effective methods of engaging and involving stakeholders at all key points of projects to ensure stakeholder and end user interests are reflected through projects and processes 

• Builds relationships with partners at regional, provincial and federal levels to inform, fund or implement best practices with a focus on diverse research needs 

• Develops, maintains and adapts an overall knowledge mobilization plan, including input from marketing and communications department, for the research program and networks (e.g. raise the profile of research opportunities and promote the research results, increase participation in LHF activities available to network members, report against targets to ensure LHF is delivering against its goals) 

• Develops strategic research program planning and consultation processes. Leads the development of Lung Health Foundation’s new Research Program model in collaboration with the Senior Leadership Team, Research Advisory Group, Healthcare professional network (including research community) and National Lung Health Advisory. o Transforms the plan into a comprehensive and transparent program built for growth 

o Ensures alignment to the National Lung Health Agenda 

o Ensures operationalization and implementation of the research program and related initiatives. This includes, but is not limited to: Provides advice and guidance regarding application and proposal development, including budgetary practices and project management. 

Engages principal investigators, research teams, stakeholder organizations (e.g. academic institutions) to improve the quality, quantity and success rate of the research funding opportunities provided by the Lung Health Foundation and those external opportunities that we promote through our network 

Tracks and monitors program success, identifies and resolves issues. 

o Together with the Executive Vice President, and Vice President, establishes and maintains cross-disciplinary linkages and strong partnerships between research stakeholders (e.g. academic institutions, patient organizations, industry/private partners etc.) and with external collaborators in order to maximize the success of the research program including large strategic funding opportunities. 

o Directly contributes to development and fundraising efforts to support the research program including proposal development, partnership agreements, grant applications, and 

the development of business cases to strategically assess and support decisions with respect to organization investment 

• Kick starts the organization level reporting and evaluation efforts at the Lung Health Foundation guided by the strategic plan and working closely with the Senior Leadership Team o Responsible for providing specialized expertise in the planning, development and implementation of performance measurement and evaluation activities, and related analysis across the Lung Health Foundation based on the strategic plan and goals of the organization. 

o Together with the Senior Leadership Team, develop and apply robust evaluation frameworks and processes to ensure the organization has appropriate performance and evaluation evidence upon which to conduct sound analysis and make key decisions about its performance and impact. 

o More specifically: Support the development and implementation of a comprehensive departmental evaluation strategy to demonstrate strategic performance and impact. 

Design and implement evaluation plans, models, instruments and tools, perform data collection and analysis, and communicate results. 

Ensure the corporate alignment of departmental evaluation activities. 

Oversees the preparation of submissions, research/evaluation reports and recommendations etc. to inform strategic direction, reporting to key stakeholders and to inform improvement efforts. 

Identify and frequently review priorities for evaluation activities. 

Provide strategic, evidence-based options and recommendations to senior executives. 

• Builds from the existing network model at the Lung Health Foundation to strengthen the approach for this year as we determine best staffing model across the organization to support LHF’s networks going forward (I.e. operations including ongoing engagement activities and prioritizes key partnership opportunities) o As a key to the early phase of building LHF’s new Lung Health Network, the Director will be responsible for growing LHF’s community of respiratory experts–including healthcare professionals, researcher, evaluators, implementation scientists and stakeholder organizations. 

o Working closely with the Senior Manager Health Education, Programs and Services and the Senior Manager Community Programs and Partnerships to transform the initial model into a well-functioning and successful network built for growth and to be responsive to the needs of stakeholders and the LHF. This includes the oversight and delegation of the management of the various groups within the network to ensure they are set up for success (i.e. policy hub, education hub, implementation working groups, research hub etc.) for more information visit www.lungnetwork.org 

o Together with the Director Program Planning and Operations, Director Public Affairs and Director of Marketing and Communications, ensures complete integration of vision, objectives and processes across the organization with respect to engaging healthcare professionals, researchers and people living with lung disease through the network activities 

o Evolves the network model within a quality improvement framework 

Talent Management and Leadership 

• Leads, supports, and promotes a productive and supportive team environment while fostering a culture of diversity, inclusion, and service excellence. 

• Encourages the ongoing staff development of direct reports through continued training, mentorship, and feedback. 

• Responsible for recruitment and selection, performance management in accordance with Lung Health Foundation policies and procedures 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

• A university degree is required; graduate training is preferred. 

• Diverse educational and training backgrounds will be considered 

• Formal training in research, measurement and evaluation is required. 

• A minimum of 8-10 years of professional experience with respect to a combination of the following: o Stakeholder management and communication, with a focus on stakeholders in the health system 

o Facilitation of evidence informed decision making including consensus building in program development 

o Program development and execution in health research including strong experience in research, project management, implementation, quality improvement, and/or measurement and evaluation 

o Management of working groups, steering committee and staff (direct and indirect reports) 

o Experience analyzing research and data using a variety of tools and techniques to develop evidence-based options and recommendations for senior leaders. 

o Demonstrated expertise in quantitative and qualitative research, program evaluation and performance measurement methodology. 

• Fluency in French is an asset 

Traits and Skills 

• Kind to and supportive of others 

• Diligent and hard working 

• Takes initiative and is coachable 

• Very organized with strong time management skills 

• Clear, consistent, and effective oral and written communicator 

• Both independent and collaborative 

• Comfortable with ambiguity and chance, with an ability to be flexible 

• Enthusiastic about continuous learning 

We’re looking for people who share our values: 

• To lead with courage and passion 

• To act as one unified and integrated team 

• To be nimble, open and quick to adapt 

• To demonstrate genuine integrity 

• To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF organization 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION? 

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer: 

• collaborative and creative environment 

• robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program 

• flexible work environment 

• we help you grow – both professionally and personally 

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally-focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. 

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. 

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/ and in your cover letter please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SALARY RANGE

$95,000 – $115,000

Position:                     Director of Public Affairs

Job Location:             Hybrid (two days in the office per week)

Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto, with occasional travel within Ontario and across Canada

Reports to:                 Executive Vice-President

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance. Where no one loses a loved one to asthma. Where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest. Where older adults don’t lose their independence in life. And where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease.

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now.

The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through:

  • Groundbreaking research;
  • Policy and practice change;
  • Urgently needed programs and support; and
  • Public education around lung health issues.

And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the direction of the Executive Vice President, the Director, Public Affairs plays a key role in advancing the organization’s mission through the development and execution of the Lung Health Foundation’s policy and public affairs efforts and strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Executive Vice President on key strategic initiatives change needed to meet our organizational goals
  • Lead and mentor a team that includes: Specialist, Public Policy; Manager, Indigenous Health
  • Monitor relevant policy and public affairs issues, providing briefing notes and issue summaries to members of the Senior Leadership Team and key staff
  • Collaborate with and provide strategic support to partner organizations, individually and through coalitions, issues of common interest
  • Lead the development of policy and position statements, and identify opportunities to respond to current and emerging issues, including the development of letters to the editor to raise the Lung Health Foundation’s profile and further its mission and position on key issues
  • Lead the development and execution of key events including the Breathing Policy Forum series and annual patient advocacy receptions (provincial and federal), including invitations and follow ups; development of meeting materials; briefing of speakers and participants; and other logistical requirements
  • Work with the Director, Marketing and Communications on media advocacy and public policy issues, including the development of key messages and news releases
  • Collaborate with and provide strategic support to partner organizations on issues of common interest
  • Work with external government relations or public affairs consultants as needed
  • Other projects or duties as assigned by the Executive Vice President
  • Aid in the development of advocacy-related corporate proposals, and in researching and writing program proposals for external funding
  • Represent the Lung Health Foundation at government roundtables and meetings providing public health expertise on different lung health and policy issues
  • Research and write policy papers, policy takeaways, and white papers outlining key recommendations for government
  • Aid in producing patient input submissions to the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug review. Write other stakeholder feedback submissions to both federal and provincial bodies
  • Work closely with external consultants to elevate the Lung Health Foundations national presence and federal advocacy efforts including outlining opportunities for engagement, and direct outreach

We’re also looking for people who share our values:

  • To lead with courage and passion
  • To act as one unified and integrated team
  • To be nimble, open and quick to adapt
  • To demonstrate genuine integrity
  • To be accountable to the donors that make our work possible; the patients and caregivers that we exist to serve; and to each other…the members of our LHF family

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University degree, or equivalent of education and experience, preferably in political science and/or public affairs
  • 4-6 years of related experience
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of best practice strategies in advocacy and government relations
  • Excellent administrative skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers and external partners
  • Well-organized, able to work with deadlines
  • An analytical mind with attention to detail
  • Strong networking skills
  • Excellent research and analytical abilities

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond the feeling of making a real difference in the lives of the 1-in-5 Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

  • a collaborative and creative environment
  • robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program
  • flexible work environment
  • we help you grow – both professionally and personally

The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers/ and in your cover letter please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SALARY RANGE:

$95,000 – $115,000

Position: Development Coordinator

Reports to: National Manager, Development

Location: Hybrid (two days in the office per week)

Primary location is the Lung Health Foundation’s office in Toronto

Imagine a future where people living with lung cancer have a fighting chance, where no one loses a loved one to asthma, where people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) live their lives to the fullest, where older adults don’t lose their independence in life, and where future generations don’t suffer the debilitating effects of lung disease. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to making this future a reality. And this new future starts now. The Lung Health Foundation’s mission is to improve the lung health of Canadians, and we will achieve this through:

 ● Ground-breaking research;

 ● Policy and practice change;

 ● Urgently needed programs and support; and

 ● Public education around lung health issues.

 And at the heart of it all? Helping those who have been impacted by lung disease. Reporting to the National Manager, Development, the Development Coordinator will play an important role in the achievement of our mission by developing strategies for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of current foundation and individual donors, and new prospective supporters to attain the annual workplan and five-year fundraising goals of the organization. The Development Coordinator will work closely with the fund development department to ensure we are properly stewarding our donors and maintaining strong relationships with all prospective supporters.

 Responsibilities:

Support the mid-donor program to support the transition of top 150-200 prospects from other fundraising programs to major gift prospects.

o Duties will include developing a communication strategy that can be used to measure engagement and increase affinity to support

• Work closely with the National Manager, Development, and senior leadership team on the Major Gift program to support a 5-year fundraising goal

o Duties will include supporting outreach efforts with required documents, attending meetings, recording status in CRM system

• Steward existing foundation supporters and manage prospect pipelines to increase revenues from likeminded foundations

o Duties will include developing solicitation materials, regular calls to prospective foundations and stewarding foundations that have made gifts

• Manage the Will Campaign program which includes regularly communicating with donors and lawyers across the country

• Participate in researching, identifying, and qualifying new donors while regularly updating prospect pipelines and fund development team for foundation and individual giving

• Develop, build and support relationships with current and potential funders, including cultivating relationship for funding, stewardship of confirmed agreements/gifts, and reporting on impact

• Efforts will include solicitation phone calls, planning and participating in stewardship activities, and once trained, conduct cultivation visits working closely with National Manager, Development to ensure opportunities are maximized

• Effectively manage fundraising resources including our CRM system and practice ethical fundraising

• Monitor and research the giving landscape for new fundraising or engagement opportunities and fundraising best practices to grow the community portfolio

• Collaborate with appropriate teams across the Foundation fostering an environment of learning, development and teamwork while working towards shared goals

• Support the development of portfolio related collateral

• Prepare reports, presentations, and briefs

• Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

• University or College degree in Fundraising, Marketing, Sales, or related discipline

• 1-3 years of proven experience in a high relationship-based environment

• Non-profit experience in a health charity an asset

• Some flexibility to travel throughout the region and to attend evening and weekend events

• Demonstrated progressive and successful fund development experience

• Knowledge and skill in relationship management with experience working with major gift donors

• Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines with advanced organization skills and strong attention to detail

• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills

• Confident, friendly, professional, and comfortable with cold calling

• Position demands the ability to positively interact internally as a team member, as well as externally with donors and leadership members

• Ability to work within a tight timeline and prioritize in a fast-paced dynamic environment

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Proficient computer skills in Microsoft office

• Fluency in French is an asset

• Experience with CRM an asset

 

WHY THE LUNG HEALTH FOUNDATION?

Beyond making a real difference in the lives of the one-in-five Canadians living with lung disease, we offer:

 ● collaborative and creative environment

 ● robust benefits package, including an RRSP matching program

 ● flexible work environment

 ● we help you grow – both professionally and personally

As a Toronto-based organization with a national scope, we may consider, for externally focused roles, remote work based on the strength of the candidate and organizational needs. In such cases, the candidate must be also willing to travel as required. The Lung Health Foundation is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, we will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

The Lung Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the province where we operate. At the Lung Health Foundation, we value the insights and innovation that diverse and inclusive teams bring to work.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are interested in this opportunity and have the skills and experience required, we invite you to apply through our careers page at https://lunghealth.ca/careers. In your cover letter and subject line please include the position title you are applying for. We appreciate your interest in this opportunity, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

SALARY RANGE:

$55,000 – $60,000