Head, Corporate Advancement [NCR]

Head, Corporate Advancement



Job Title:


Head, Corporate Advancement




Canadian Museum of Nature / Musée canadien de la nature


Job Type:

Permanent Full-time


Language Required:


English and French (Bilingual non-imperative)




National Capital Region


Application Deadline:




Job Start Date:

As soon as possible


Date Posted:







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Job Description:


Head, Corporate Advancement

DUTIES: Nature has never been more challenged than it is today. The Head, Corporate Advancement will play a critical role in funding research, education and public engagement in service of our efforts to save the world for future generations through evidence, knowledge and inspiration.

Responsible for high value corporate engagement and increasing the Canadian Museum of Nature’s (CMN) corporate philanthropy and sponsorship funding. Aligned with the objectives in CMN’s Strategic Plan, and the Advancement Division’s Business Plan the creative, dynamic leader in this position will have the ability to positively impact a sustainable natural future for our country.

A key member of the Advancement Team, the Head, drives the Corporate portfolio, managing the planning, development and implementation of an effective corporate philanthropy and sponsorship program. Focused on corporate relationships in the $100K-$1M range, the Head, Corporate Advancement will leverage their industry knowledge and network in support of our mission to inspire respect for and appreciation of nature.


EDUCATION: Completion of a university degree, preferably in Business, Marketing, Public Relations, Sponsorship, Communications, Political Science, Fund Development or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and/or fundraising certificate is a strong asset.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: English and French are essential. Bilingual non-imperative (CBC/CBC).

• Minimum 7-10 years of fundraising experience and a proven track record of success in cultivation, solicitation and closing of sponsorships and corporate gifts in the $100K-$1MK range.
• Experience in working with high level boards, volunteers, community and business leaders as well as interdisciplinary teams.

SEND YOUR APPLICATION BY E-MAIL TO: competition@mus-nature.ca

State competition NO.2090-CMN-18-OC-031. Statement of qualifications available by contacting the above e-mail address.

All candidates must submit a cover letter outlining how their experience and training meet the basic requirements listed above.

CLOSING DATE: December 9, 2018