Fundraising Manager

Job Type: Contract and/or Part Time

Application Deadline: September 4, 2020

Hackergal is looking to recruit a Fundraising Manager who will work closely with Hackergal’s Executive Director and Board of Directors. The Fundraising Manager will develop and maintain strategic partnerships strategies with all corporate prospects, foundation donors and stakeholders to maximize revenue to fund Hackergal’s mission and objectives. This includes overseeing fundraising, capital campaigns, national and regional partnerships through all revenue channels including corporate partnerships, philanthropic giving, and cause-related marketing. In this role, the Fundraising Manager will have the opportunity to collaborate with like-minded community partners, government, and public/private stakeholders focusing on the following:

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Develop and lead the execution of the corporate partnership’s strategy for Hackergal.
  • Develop, forecast, execute and evaluate strategies for growth while evaluating current partner opportunities for effectiveness and sustainable growth.
  • Identify, solicit, and manage prospects and donor relationships and stewardship.
  • Achieve a high level of collaboration across all functional areas and levels of Hackergal to identify fundable opportunities, make solicitations, and provide high quality recognition and stewardship.
  • Develop tailored proposals and grant applications that are tailored to potential funders and align with Hackergal’s priorities.
  • Provide quarterly updates to Hackergal’s Board of Directors Fundraising Committee leading the development of strategic planning including the annual budget to ensure campaign goals are met, brand awareness is created, and fundraising strategies are executed.
  • Maintain accurate and documented budgets and profitability forecasts for corporate partnerships.
  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of all new and on-going programs in order to speak knowledgably and enthusiastically about the growth and trajectory of Hackergal to all partners and prospects.

The right candidate is:

  • Passionate about changing the technology landscape in Canada and encouraging more young women in computer science.
  • Mission-driven and excited to engage with partners, donors, and community organizations to align on related goals and objectives.
  • Experienced in fundraising or related experience (3-4 years)
  • Experienced in communications and stakeholder relationships preferably in a not-for-profit or agency environment.
  • A self-starter, detail, and task-oriented, highly organized, with a results-oriented attitude.
  • Comfortable both leading and taking direction and can prioritize multiple projects under competing deadlines.
  • Confident in verbal and written communication skills who can effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and work well in a cross-functional environment.
  • Proficient in writing and editing content for a variety of mediums and contexts.
  • Organized and capable of prioritizing goals and objectives while upkeeping all required information/data for ease of access for staff and clients.
  • Bilingual (French-English) is an asset, but not required.


  • A friendly environment with flexible office hours
  • Work from home (full-time indefinitely)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 2-week shutdown in December

About Hackergal

Hackergal is a charitable organization introducing middle school girls across Canada to computer science through various programming related to technology and primarily hackathons. Hackergal partners with the education system across Canada – working with teachers, administrators, and school board leaders, providing teachers with the tools to host their own Hackergal Hackathon at their school. Hackergal’s program is quickly developing as we champion the next generation of female developers and tech leaders. At Hackergal, we encourage and support continuous learning by ensuring everyone stays active in the education and tech community. Come join our team and share your passion for technology and education with us!

Hackergal is committed to diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, Black and other racialized people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and people with intersectional identities.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to ​​. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.