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February 1, 2021

Call for Applications: Development Manager

Hosted by JAYU

Deadline: February 1st at 11:59PM EST

Founded in 2012, JAYU is a registered charity that shares human rights stories through the arts and engaging dialogue.

The Development Manager creates and oversees the implementation of a strategic approach to fund development including: grant writing including all three levels of government, corporate, and foundations, and fundraising including annual gifts, major gifts, in-kind resources, and stewardship.

The Development Manager is directly responsible for raising funds for the organization, year-round. This includes researching and writing grant proposals on municipal, provincial, and federal levels of government, as well as any grant applications coming from corporations and foundations. In addition, they are responsible for providing evaluation and project reports as required. They are responsible for working with the Executive Director to maintain and grow current relationships, as well as develop new partnerships.

They are also responsible for the development and implementation of the annual giving plan including cultivating and maintaining relationships with new and existing donors and supporters, developing the Major Gifts Program, and managing our membership program including the Friends of Festival.

As a member of the Management Team, the Development Manager participates in strategic planning and budgeting, in addition to problem solving. They work within the guidelines, policies and mission of JAYU and will be ethical, accountable and responsible. The successful candidate is a positive and outgoing individual who takes initiative, enjoys working collaboratively and is a natural leader, self-motivated to move plans into action.

The Development Manager will collaborate with the Executive Director and Managing Director, who both bring years of experience with fund development. They will support board members to be active in their fundraising and ambassadorial role.

More information



401 Richmond Street West, Suite 354, Toronto, ON, M5V 3A8, Canada

Phone number: 416-712-3477

Email: info@jayu.ca

JAYU is a registered Canadian charity and a leader in the space where the arts and human rights intersect. We believe strongly that the arts provide the strongest platform to share human rights stories. The arts can be used to educate, to build empathy, to heal, to forge community and to inspire the kinds of conversations necessary to reimagine a more just and equitable world. Guided by our dedicated team of staff, artists, educators and our Board of Directors, our year-round programming includes our annual Human Rights Film Festival, our iAM arts and social justice training program, The Hum Podcast and our Human Rights Screening Series.