The average salary for a Development Officer with Fundraising skills in Canada is C$53,169.
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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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Popular Skills for Development Officer
Major Gifts Fundraising
Skills in Donor Relations and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Marketing Communications, Major Gifts Fundraising and Event Management.
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$50,425 based on 69 salaries. A mid-career Development Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$55,266 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Development Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$61,056 based on 28 salaries.
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Employees with Development Officer in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 17.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (4.8% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sudbury, Ontario (39.1% less), London, Ontario (7.1% less) and Toronto, Ontario (0.5% less).
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