The average salary for an Entry-Level Development Officer in Canada is C$46,052.
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Job Description for Development Officer
Development officers are in charge of funding- and donor-related activities for their organization. They coordinate fundraising initiatives and collect current and prospective donor information. They cultivate professional relationships with individuals, foundations, and other agencies; they also provide continuous support to company marketing efforts. Most of the time, development officers must use research databases to effectively identify possible benefactors; they document all donations an…Read more
Development Officer Tasks
- Cultivate, solicit and provide attentive stewardship for philanthropic donors.
- Manage donor events, including identifying guests and coordinating organizational support for events.
- Work with marketing and program staff to customize materials for successful marketing and solicitation.
- Increase the number and quality of donor prospects through individual visits, research, donor database management and networking.
- Manage portfolio prospects, using focused strategic approaches.
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Pay by Experience Level for Development Officer
An early career Development Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,621 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Development Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,752 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Development Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,258 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$60,496.
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