The average salary for a Development Officer in Ottawa, Ontario is C$46,199.
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C$34k - C$73k
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C$34k - C$73k
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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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Employees with Development Officer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 32.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (18.2% more) and Montréal, Québec (17.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (7.3% less).
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