Location: Ontario, Canada

Date published: 12-Jun-2019

Job ID: 2887

Description and Requirements

Our well known client is in search of a Business Development and Fundraising Manager to join their growing team. In this role, the Business Development and Fundraising Manager will support the Chief Business Development Officer and upper management in fundraising efforts.


This is a full time opportunity located in Ontario, Canada.


  • Following up with prospective investors by phone, text and email

  • Keeping track of investor contact and marketing history

  • Prospecting target investors and helping to expand our investor network

  • Managing booth participation and networking at industry conferences and investor events

  • Working with potential investors through the on-boarding process and legal paperwork

  • Managing ongoing relationship development with existing and potential investors

  • 4+ years experience in a direct sales or fundraising role. Must have a strong history of fundraising or sales success.

  • Must be good with meeting new people and comfortable in a sales-type role which requires a lot of outreach and cold calling

  • Must be a phenomenal writer capable of drafting succinct but informational emails and texts

  • Must be extraordinarily attentive to detail

  • An understanding of startups and investors and how venture capital works

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must

  • Strong organization and project management skills

  • Experience working at or with an investment bank is a big plus

  • Ideal candidate will already have relationships with potential investors

  • University Degree

  • Financial modeling and exceptional excel skills are plus

  • Experience as a financial advisor selling investments is a huge plus

  • Flexibility/adaptability. Copes effectively with complexity and change. Comfortable with ambiguity. Experience in a startup environment is preferred.
  • Team-oriented style and strong work ethic. Possesses a strong willingness to work hard to get the job done and setting an example for the team. Has a track record of delivering on ambitious goals.

  • Appropriate balance of confidence and humility.