The BC Cancer Foundation is the fundraising partner of BC Cancer and the largest charitable funder for cancer research in B.C. Every dollar we raise stays right here at BC Cancer to advance research and enhance care for the people of B.C.
With almost 80 employees working across 5 sites in B.C we are actively working with our 100,000 donors and communities to inspire investment in BC Cancer and our provincial teams of world-leading researchers, oncologists and care providers.
We are a professional, passionate and positive team who believe that we can help make a difference in the lives of all British Columbians.
Reporting directly to the Associate Director, Special Events, this role works with the Special Events team across three main functions:
This role works with a number of specialized software programs, including data entry and report queries in our donor database (Raiser’s Edge, RE NXT), invoice and expense claim processing in our document management software (PaperSave), and ticket, auction and guest list software and websites (Auction Tracker, Givergy, Luminate Online).
The successful candidate will be positive, proactive, and embody a can-do attitude no matter what task is sent their way. This role requires strong project coordination and implementation, organizational and time management skills. They will also have excellent interpersonal skills, a strong customer service approach, the ability to work effectively within a dynamic team setting and be considered a team player. Strong attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing are required. The ideal person displays compassion, mature judgment, and highly developed listening skills.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated competence in computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and email) and Raiser’s Edge. An interest in special events, particularly fundraising events, and a desire to obtain the skills to grow into a development role within the Foundation will be considered valuable assets.
The ideal candidate will possess a degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution, plus two years of experience in administration and special events, preferably working within fundraising, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
A willingness to work evenings and weekends is required, as is occasional travel throughout the province of B.C. Must have a valid driver’s license and regular access to a vehicle.