Senior Development Officer, Quebec and francophone markets

Kids Help Phone - Jeunesse j'écoute

Lieu de l'emploi : Montréal
Date de parution : 3 octobre 2019

À propos de Jeunesse, J’écoute 

Depuis 1989, Jeunesse, J'écoute est le seul service d’aide téléphonique, d’aide en ligne et de référence en ligne bilingues (anglais et français) au Canada, axé sur la santé mentale et destiné aux enfants et aux jeunes. Nous sommes des pionniers dans le domaine des soins virtuels. Nous existons pour servir les 8,2 millions de jeunes du Canada. Nos valeurs sont ancrées dans le courage, la collaboration, l'innovation, la résilience et la confiance. 


Kids Help Phone is on a transformational journey, one that will see us change the landscape of youth mental health in the coming years. We can’t do it alone. We need team members that are passionate about making a real difference in young people’s lives. It will take courage. It will take all of us. Sounds like a journey you want to be a part of? Join us!


Location: 5605, av. De Gaspé, Montréal, QC

Position: Full time with applicable benefits


Since 1989, Kids Help Phone has been Canada’s only national 24/7 bilingual (English and French) phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth, focused on mental health. We are pioneers in the field of virtual care. We exist to serve the 8.2 Million young people across Canada. Our values are rooted in being courageous, collaborative, innovative, resilient and trustworthy.


The Senior Development Officer, Quebec and Francophone Markets is responsible for the activities related to corporate development, major and annual gifts, local foundation and grant proposals. This position supports designated key relationships with corporate partners and event sponsors. It also supports the implementation of national and community fundraising events.

This position reports to the Director, Quebec & Atlantic Region.


  • Solicit gifts through customized proposals and face-to-face meetings
  • Develop funding proposals to solicit foundations, corporations and individuals
  • Develop and maintain relationship management strategies for assigned portfolio of donors
  • Identify and cultivate prospective donor relationships by individual contact and attending events, for a diverse fundraising portfolio
  • Review French-language communications for donor audiences
  • Lead assigned community based relationships
  • Manage fundraising and stewardship pipeline activity
  • Recruit and train volunteers to develop a network to support awareness in francophone markets


  • University or college degree in fundraising or related experience in sales, marketing, business development or corporate account management
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with a proven track record of meeting or exceeding annual revenue targets
  • Demonstrated success in soliciting gifts $10,000 and up
  • Meticulous attention to details
  • Must be fluently bilingual French and English
  • Demonstrated, tact, diplomacy, interpersonal and written skills to liaise with senior management, staff, and donors
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic team environment – developing partnerships with teams in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Experience in engaging corporate partners and their employees in revenue development activities
  • Strong organizational skills to determine work priorities and manage multiple projects in a fast paced work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products, Raisers Edge and electronic databases
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to other areas of the region


If you are inspired by helping to meet the quickly evolving needs of young people in Canada today and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization dedicated to improving their mental health and well-being, please visit;, open the posting and click the “Apply” button in the top right corner of the page. Please attach a single file with your resume and cover letter titled: lastname_firstname_seniordevelopmentofficermaritimes

This posting will close end of day Sunday, Oct 27, 2019.

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Kids Help Phone is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. We welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who respect and reflect the diversity of service users.