Start Date: Immediate
Position: Manager, Oshki Wupoowane
Location: Remote (main office based in Ontario)
Job Status: Full-time, Permanent
Compensation: $70,000-$90,000 annually plus comprehensive benefits package
Deadline to apply: Février 9, 2023
As part of the DWF team, the Manager, Oshki Wupoowane is responsible for leading all elements of the operations and management of Oshki Wupoowane | The Blanket Fund (The Blanket Fund), including the day-to-day operations (granting application and selection process, management, and reporting), relationship management and capacity building support between grantee organizations and DWF, as well as ensuring The Blanket Fund administration is accurate and up to date.
Reporting to the Director, Development, the Manager, Oshki Wupoowane will be responsible for advancing all Blanket Fund-related activities for DWF.
- Responsible for maintaining ongoing relationships with partners and grantee organizations, working with these organizations to support them in achieving their goals and objectives
- Collaborate with the Director, Development, President & CEO, and other stakeholders to implement Blanket Fund goals to reach annual KPIs
- Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate all Blanket Fund activities, timelines, and commitments, as well as monitor, support, and report on the commitments to program partners
- Oversee and coach members of The Blanket Fund team, ensuring organizational and individual professional development goals are met
- Provide reports, updates, and ongoing feedback to the President & CEO and Director, Development related to The Blanket Fund deliverables
- Identify, develop, manage, and steward prospective Blanket Fund partners in collaboration with the Director, Development
- Develop and monitor budgets associated with The Blanket Fund initiatives
- Lead the administration of The Blanket Fund grant disbursement efforts, including tracking grants, expense budgets, and creating progress reports and reporting calendars ensuring strategic plans and processes are carried out in a timely manner
- Ensure fulfillment of partner goals and deliverables, and assist in creating standardized funding agreements
- Develop and implement a comprehensive communication strategy in conjunction with Marketing & Communications to promote The Blanket Fund, and develop communication materials as required
- Develop grant plans, tailored agreements, reports, and communication strategies to ensure a high level of partner cultivation, engagement, and relationship building
- Oversee the planning and execution of special events, in collaboration with the DWF team, to promote The Blanket Fund widely
- Engage volunteers as needed for special Blanket Fund development projects using established volunteer management practices
- Monitor trends in the community or region and adapt The Blanket Fund strategies as necessary
- Participate as a representative of DWF at events within the community
- Build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and goals of DWF and The Blanket Fund
- Post-secondary diploma/degree or equivalent with a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience in Indigenous communities, not-for-profit, or charitable giving work, preferably within a grant-making role
- Must possess strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
- Strong organizational/time management skills with an ability to plan ahead, define measurable objectives and outcomes, and meet timelines
- Compétences avérées en matière d'analyse et de résolution de problèmes
- Sound knowledge of grant management software or equivalent systems
- An ability to prioritize and handle multiple concurrent tasks in a highly effective manner
- Experience working with Indigenous people and communities and knowledge of Indigenous cultures
- Working knowledge of MS Office, internet, and general office equipment
- Current Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening is required
Preference will be given to:
- Candidates with lived experience of Indigenous cultures and heritage
- Working knowledge of Indigenous traditional languages or French
PROCÉDURE DE SOUMISSION
Please submit a cover letter and resume to Angela Reid, Director, Development at Angela@downiewenjack.ca Please clearly label the email subject: Manager, Oshki Wupoowane – Confidential.
The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applications will be considered, however, Indigenous candidates will be given priority. If you require accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let us know. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.
To learn more about DWF, visit downiewenjack.ca.