Fundraising and Events Coordinator

Organization Name: 
Toronto, Ontario

CHRY Community Radio is gearing up for its 25th year as a F.M. station and its annual Funding Drive events.
This requires a dynamic, dedicated, efficient and energetic individual who can take on the position of Fundraising and Events Coordinator to ensure that this year’s activities are a success! The successful candidate will understand the importance of making the 25th Anniversary meaningful.


• Work with the Operations Coordinator, staff team and volunteers to develop and execute the annual fundraising campaign
• Solicit donations from companies to be used as gifts for donors

• Publicize the campaign throughout the station and surrounding communities

• Coordinate training and integration of volunteers into all phases of the campaign

• Determine and ensure the overall goal for the drive and individual goals for each show in consultation with the Program coordinator and Operations coordinator.

• Ensure that the pledge database is operational and all information is entered accurately

• Plan and oversee all steps necessary to maximize collection of pledges

• All other activities necessary to ensure the drive and anniversary events run smoothly

• Ensure accurate closure of the fundraising process (including issuing of tax receipts).

• Provide support for activities and events related to the 25th Anniversary



1. Familiarity with campus/community radio
2. A knowledge of CHRY’s listening community
3. The ability to plan and coordinate a 10 day on-air Funding Drive/Telethon
4. Proficiency with database software, especially Filemaker Pro 4 and Excel
5. Ability to organize, coordinate and promote fundraising events
6. Ability to work in a collective atmosphere
7. Fundraising and Event Coordination an asset

Must possess the following:
1. Strong organizational skills
2. Enthusiasm
3. Ability to work with and train volunteers
4. Exceptional communication & outreach skills
5. Ability to work independently
6. Ability to work to tight deadlines
7. Ability to develop & adhere to a budget
8. College or University Diploma or Degree


This position is for 30 hours per week (negotiable to less) with remuneration of $15 per hour for the duration of an approximate 4 month contract starting September.

How to Apply: 
All resumes and cover letters will be accepted by electronic means at – Deadline Sept. 10th, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Address resumes and cover letters to: CHRY Operations Coordinator Rm. 413 the Student Centre 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 CHRY Community Radio Inc. is an equal opportunity employer; persons belonging to minority groups are encouraged to apply. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Closing Date: 
Mon, 2012-09-10