Manager, Engagement

Full-time (remote / work from home)

The Canadian Men’s Health Foundation (CMHF) is a national, non-profit organization established in 2014 with a mission to inspire Canadian men and their families to live healthier. The statistics around men’s health in Canada are alarming; men are 40% more likely to die from cancer, 70% more likely to die from heart disease and live an average of nine years in extremely poor health. Yet, 70% of men’s health problems are preventable by adopting healthier lifestyles. CMHF provides information, tools and motivation to help guys make small, healthy changes that benefit themselves, their family, and their community.

CMHF is looking to hire a Manager, Engagement

The Manager, Engagement is an integral part of the Leadership Team at CMHF. They will provide leadership, and daily management of CMHF’s fundraising program. Reporting to the President & CEO, the Manager, Engagement works closely with the leadership group, Board of Directors, and others to establish fundraising targets, implement development activities, and execute strategic fundraising objectives.


  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with individuals, foundations, corporate and community partners, Board Members, and volunteers to stimulate their interest in supporting men’s health through CMHF.
  • Be a visible and enthusiastic advocate for CMHF in the community and nationally. Network with targeted audiences on behalf of the organization to inform them about CMHF and opportunities to support our work.
  • Identify potential new CMHF sponsors, partners & members, as well as new opportunities and sources of funding both locally and nationally through presentations, proposals, mailings, email campaigns, personal solicitations and other methods.
  • Work to identify gaps in current fundraising strategies in order to develop, implement and execute new fundraising efforts.
  • Collaborate on the development of fundraising materials and tools, including final reports, newsletters, impact reports, web content, thank you letters and other materials.
  • Develop assets for sponsorship, partnership & membership including event proposals.
  • Coordinate and host donor events.
  • Support CEO with government relations portfolio as required.
  • Work with Senior Leadership Team to establish fundraising priorities and performance metrics to track achievements in meeting budget objectives and expanding donor base. Track, and report on these metrics to the President & CEO.
  • Establish an integrated development program with emphasis on major gifts (donors of $5,000+) aligned with fundraising best practices.
  • Initiate and implement fundraising and sponsorship strategies to identify, diversify, cultivate, and solicit new and existing individual, foundation, corporate and government funders and sponsors.
  • Work with the Marketing and Communications Team to develop and implement multi-channel communication strategies to increase awareness and clarify giving opportunities.
  • Provide guidance and support to the Senior Leadership Team, and the Board of Directors in all fundraising initiatives.
  • Oversee grant proposals and report writing. Coordinate with program managers to provide timely reporting and ensure compliance as required with grant awards.
  • Work with 3rd party supporters on event coordination, development and execution to raise both funds and awareness of CMHF’s impact.
  • Generate a budget for all development activities. Maintain accurate accounting of all revenue sources. Coordinate with the finance department to prepare and present reports regularly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Administrative Tasks

  • Process donations on the CRM database and implement recognition strategies.
  • Manage and update donor records, contact information and donation history to ensure precise and consistent donation tracking.
  • Work with the Senior Leadership Team to establish and monitor revenue targets and manage the fundraising budget.
  • Ensure that fundraising policies for the organization are up-to-date and effective.

    Qualifications & Skills

    • Post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant discipline (Business, Communications, Public Relations) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Three to five years in non-profit fundraising, sponsors, partners & membership and/or corporate business development experience and sales and marketing experience.
    • Ability to effectively use job-specific software at an intermediate level (Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel) and database software to track and manage donors.
    • Experience in fundraising or developing community revenue streams an asset.
    • Experience with web-based fundraising strategies an asset.
    • Proven track record in setting and reaching financial goals.
    • Strong attention to detail and high level of thoroughness.
    • Proven ability to analyze problems, identify key information and issues and determine effectively solutions.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills along with strong oral and written competencies.
    • Proven ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of individuals, as well as collaborate with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
    • Results-oriented personality with ability to think and act independently.
    • Ability to make decisions and recommendations on fundraising priority development.
    • Demonstrated exposure to a wide range of development activities including fundraising policies, solicitations, stewardship, sponsorships, donor recognition, administration, and management.
    • Strong time management, project management, financial planning, and budgetary skills.


    • Work format: Remote Office
    • Standard Monday to Friday business hours with some after hours commitment as required.
    • Compensation: $65,000 – $75,000 per year commensurate with experience
    • Competitive extended health benefits coverage
    • Generous paid time off

    If this sounds like you, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] by June 30, 2023. We truly appreciate the expression of interest from all applicants, however, will only contact those being considered for the position.

    CMHF is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including, but not limited to, visible minorities, peoples with disabilities, racialized peoples, Indigenous peoples, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

    Please let us know if you require any accommodations throughout the interview process. We will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate.

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