Development Assistant

Location: Ottawa

The Broadbent Institute is looking to add another member to its growing team. Working in the Outreach and Development Department, we are looking for a dynamic person who would like to continue building a career in fundraising.

The right candidate is always professional, confident, courteous, detail oriented, appreciates direction, has an entrepreneurial spirit and works well with others.


  • Fundraising
  • Research
  • Donor stewardship
  • Prospect outreach
  • Contribution tracking
  • Donation processing
  • Data entry
  • List maintenance
  • Other duties as required



  • Professional communication skills
  • Phone proficiency
  • Work on- and off-script
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Database knowledge a benefit
  • Letter writing ability
  • Bilingualism a significant asset
  • Flexible availability


Experience in these work settings a benefit

  • Political fundraising
  • Charitable fundraising
  • Telemarketing
  • Business-to-business sales


Closing Date: September 2, 2014

Start Date: to be determined

Please email your cover letter and resume to Josh Bizjak, Director of Outreach and Development at jbizjak [at] broadbentinstitute [dot] ca.

The Broadbent Institute is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.