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Fw: [cmath] Communications and Fundraising Officer - Canadian Mathematical Society


Sadika Jungic, Manager 
Academic and Administrative Services 
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science 
Simon Fraser University 
8888 University Drive, 
Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6 

Phone 778-782-3665 
Room #10543 SSC 
email: sjungic@sfu.ca 

From: cmath-core-bounces@cms.math.ca <cmath-core-bounces@cms.math.ca> on behalf of Alan Kelm <akelm@cms.math.ca>
Sent: March 21, 2019 9:35 AM
To: CMath E-Mail Distribution List
Subject: [cmath] Communications and Fundraising Officer - Canadian Mathematical Society

The Canadian Mathematical Society has an immediate job opening

Communications and Fundraising Officer

Job Categories Position Type Region and Location(s) Career Level Salary Application Deadline
  • Marketing / Communications / PR
  • Fundraising / Giving
  • Government Relations
  • Member Relations
Full Time
  • Ontario - Ottawa
Experienced (Non-manager) $47,500 - 60,000 2019-03-31

The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS), a not-for-profit registered charity, has an immediate opening for a dynamic and experienced, individual committed to quality service and capable of undertaking a diverse range of communication and fundraising functions.  The successful candidate will be responsible for the effective and timely communication with CMS stakeholders and the public, publication production, and program administration. This important position requires a self-motivated individual who is constantly seeking new opportunities, contacting, and following up sources and providing feedback to existing sponsors with minimum supervision.

This is a permanent full-time (35 hours per week) position and salary is dependent on education, proven experience and skill level.  The CMS offers a friendly and supportive work environment, a good work/life balance, and a very attractive group benefits package and registered pension plan. 

Required skills:

  • Excellent and proven communication skills (both oral and written) in English and French;
  • Solid writing, proof-reading and editing skills;
  • At least two years’ relevant work experience. A combination of education, experience and training could be considered as an equivalency;
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently and with minimal supervision;
  • Effective interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with others, including volunteers;
  • Desktop publishing software such as the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop);
  • Social media applications, including Facebook, Google +, Flickr and  Twitter;
  • Office system applications including Word, spreadsheets, graphics and databases.


  • Demonstrated track record in fundraising and communications;
  • University degree or diploma in a relevant field of study;
  • Website editing applications, including HTML;
  • Experience in a volunteer organization.

The primary duties of the position include, but are not limited to:


  • Fundraising, program design and implementation;
  • Secure new sources of financial support from foundations, corporations, individuals and local community partners;
  • Identifying prospective donors and donor stewardship and relations;
  • Preparation of fundraising proposals and applications; and other materials;
  • Organize fund raising events;
  • Fundraising reports and record management;


  • Develop and administer the CMS communications strategy and social media program;
  • Prepare CMS corporate communications, including annual reports, supported program reports, new and updated web pages, and promotional materials;
  • Coordination and preparation of the CMS Notes, a publication issued 6 times per year, including gathering content from volunteers and staff members, working with the Editor-in-Chief, and overseeing graphic design and layout;
  • Preparation of media releases and pro-actively obtain media input for the CMS programs/projects, and respond to media inquiries;
  • Maintenance and frequent posting to social media;
  • Editing formal communications and letters in English and French.

Information about the CMS can be found at: www.cms.math.ca

The CMS is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities+; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and _expression_; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and perspectives at the CMS to apply.

Applications should include a covering letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

+currently the CMS office is not wheelchair accessible.

For further details, and to apply,  see