Full Time

Fundraising Manager, Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre

Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre (UJA Federation) 4600 Bathurst Street 4th Floor, Toronto ON

Through its museum and programs, the Sarah and Chaim Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre (a department of UJA Federation of Greater Toronto) generates knowledge and understanding about the Holocaust and serves as a forum for dialogue about civil society for present and future generations.

The Neuberger is about to embark on its first-ever capital campaign to renew its physical space which will include an education centre/museum, library and staff offices and will be part of the soon-to-be-opened Sheff Family Building on the Sherman Campus.

The Fundraising Manager will oversee the Neuberger Holocaust Education Centre’s fundraising program including a major capital/endowment campaign and the Centre’s ongoing annual campaign. The annual (Holocaust Education Week) campaign currently raises approximately $400,000 and will need to increase for the expanded Centre. The Manager will also support the Neuberger Centre’s Capital Campaign led by UJA’s senior fundraiser.


  • Oversee Neuberger’s Annual Campaign and work with Executive Director to reimagine existing campaign. This includes cultivation, relationship-building activities and ultimately solicitation.
  • Utilize UJA’s donor management system (Salesforce) to ensure prospects and donors at all levels of the donor cycle are managed appropriately. Activities will include ensuring appropriate data is available, captured, and used to develop reports, prospect profiles, briefing notes, and campaign invitation lists.
  • Foster and maintain strong relationships with donors and stakeholders, ensuring timely communication and robust stewardship.
  • Prospect Research for new donors including foundation, corporate and government.
  • Track and oversee Neuberger budgets including departmental, fundraising, Holocaust Education Week.
  • Assist in the coordination of the early phases of the Neuberger Capital Campaign including prospect research, solicitation-coordination and database management.

The Candidate:

This role requires a motivated and passionate individual who is equally excited by the big picture vision of what we are doing and by the details of what is required to make it happen. This is a fast-paced environment.

Skills and competencies:

  • Post-secondary degree (CFRE designation, fundraising degree, certificate or coursework) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Significant fundraising experience (4 years+), with a track record of successfully interacting directly with donors/potential donors
  • Knowledge of the Jewish community
  • General knowledge of and interest in business, world affairs and community matters;
  • Excellent organizational and operational management abilities
  • Ability to assimilate a broad range of information and articulate with passion and integrity
  • Diplomatic; great listener; and strategic thinker
  • Ability to make decisions independently

Classification: Union Position, Level 11. Full-time permanent. Excellent compensation and benefits.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume quoting REF# FM-NHEC-498 no later than January 3, 2020 to: recruitment@ujafed.org

Only those applicants invited for interview will be contacted. UJA Federation is an equal opportunity employer. Please be advised that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of references and background checks and a Police Records Check or Vulnerable Sector Screening.

Alternate Formats and Accommodation:
UJA Federation is committed to providing an accessible employment environment. We are committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and aim to ensure that dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity are embedded in all aspects of our corporate culture. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance so that we can arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.