Fundraising & Engagement/Partnerships Director (part-time, contract)

Part Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere

Website Blueprint

Blueprint is seeking a part-time (24 hours per week) contract Fundraising & Engagement/Partnerships Director. This position manages Blueprint’s diverse revenue strategy, facilitating traditional and nontraditional fundraising opportunities (earned income, government, foundation, individual donors and grants). The role will build and manage multiple revenue streams in alignment with Blueprint’s strategic priorities and revenue targets. The successful candidate works closely with Blueprint senior administrators, a group of advisors, and the fundraising committee to facilitate leads and successfully close opportunities. 

About the position

The contractor is responsible for growing Blueprint revenue through major gifts, grants, government funding, and programs. The individual will have an entrepreneurial spirit and be an experienced relationship manager and fundraiser, providing strategic expertise to maximize long-term financial support for the organization.

Key Accountabilities

  • Works with the CEO to implement communication and donor engagement strategies to maximize major giving, government, granting and program opportunities. 
  • Generates and implements strategies for new revenue sources.
  • Responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing and stewarding gifts. Oversees prospect management through a moves management cycle.
  • Coordinates and participates in strategy meetings, preparing briefing and debriefing materials for prospects, donors and stakeholders. 
  • Researches and develops government briefs, proposals, grant applications and programs to generate long-term partnerships and financials.
  • Develops strategic partnerships with senior executives in the market, with government and partner organizations. 
  • Plans and implements initiatives to promote Blueprint in the marketplace
  • Develops and maintains a good working knowledge of Blueprint’s activities, priorities, and needs in research, program development and knowledge mobilization.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree (or related experience) in a relevant discipline (marketing, fundraising, communications, business) with a minimum of 8 years’ experience 
  • Proven fundraising or business development track record, preferably in a non-profit or research environment
  • Advanced relationship management skills, with the ability to engage, motivate and leverage internal/external stakeholders.
  • Ability to understand high-level corporate culture and communicate with diverse people and businesses with ease. 
  • Excellent research and communication skills to support development objectives
  • Superior negotiation skills and strong business acumen
  • Ability to exercise tact and discretion when dealing with senior administration, members of the private and public sector communities
  • Ability to travel frequently as required
  • Ability to work remotely from home


$50-$60 per hour, plus GST. 

This will be an initial nine month contract which may be extended and/or increased.

The successful candidate must supply proof of their own WorksafeBC coverage.

About Blueprint

Blueprint is a non-profit affiliated with the UBC Faculty of Medicine that improves the well-being of men and fosters their capacity to care for family and community. Through our evidence-based research and programs, we provide men with a blueprint for masculinity that connects them to their hearts and enables them as fathers, partners, and citizens to build a better world for us all. Currently, our focus is on fathers and first responders. 

Please apply by March 31, 2024.


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