Application
Deadline

  • August 23, 2019

Contact

Please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration.

Marketing Specialist – Fundraising

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a uniquely talented and confident marketing specialist – someone to lead, develop, coordinate and implement a comprehensive marketing strategy to support our fundraising targets and generate revenue for DUC.

For over 80 years, DUC staff and supporters have worked tirelessly to conserve wetlands, water and wildlife. The successful candidate will recognize this opportunity as a career-defining moment, where their combination of experience and career goals align with the needs of a truly remarkable mission.
In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and delivering fundraising appeals and marketing campaigns.
  • Producing creative and impactful donor-centric content and marketing material on multiple platforms to support fundraising initiatives and recruit volunteers.
  • Supporting DUC’s digital engagement strategy.
  • Preparing compelling cases for support; messaging DUC’s value proposition to potential donors.
  • Understanding fundraising sector trends and best practices.
  • Using data and analytics to effectively identify and target primary markets to help grow the donor and volunteer base.

Our ideal candidate is creative, collaborative and entrepreneurial; strategic, intuitive, organized and detail-oriented; an effective listener skilled in asking the right questions; a team player with strong project-management skills and the ability to influence others.

Requirements

  • Minimum five years marketing experience with a diploma or bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or equivalent.
  • Proven track record of marketing excellence, including content writing, proposal writing, developing creative briefs and designing strategic marketing plans.
  • Previous experience generating revenue would be an asset.
  • Ability to build positive relationships, connect with and manage a wide range of stakeholders
  • Experience in market research and data analytics; ability to apply insights to inform marketing activities.
  • Capacity to handle a high-volume workload, effectively prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • The successful candidate will also have an affinity to the outdoors, conservation and the world of waterfowl.

This position may be based from our national headquarters at Oak Hammock Marsh (in Stonewall, MB) or other DUC office across Canada. A home office may also be considered for the right candidate.

How to Apply

Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.

Please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration.

Closing deadline: August 23, 2019 (EDT)

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. Learn more at ducks.ca.

While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.