Strategic Advisor (Account Director) full-time
We’re on the prowl for more fantastic direct response fundraisers! HMA has an opportunity in our Toronto or Vancouver office for a Strategic Advisor (Account Director) Client Services. If you are passionate about direct marketing for the nonprofit sector, we’d love to hear from you.
Harvey McKinnon Associates is a respected direct response fundraising company. Our mission is to build ethical, loyal relationships between donors and the nonprofit organizations they support. We use our skills in fundraising to help clients build their income and continue their important work.
About you and your role
As Strategic Advisor (Account Director), you will oversee the strategic direction and management of first-class direct response programs for a variety of charities. You will provide our clients and our fantastic team of Account Managers with support on strategy, new ideas, results analysis, and program planning.
You bring with you at least 5 years of experience in direct response fundraising, with a strong focus on results. You’ll have a keen interest in the nonprofit sector, and be able to speak knowledgeably about best practice, industry trends, and leading-edge fundraising campaigns. Amongst a wide variety of non-profit clients, we work with many hospitals across Canada. Therefore, experience in hospital fundraising a strong asset although not essential.
You are naturally committed to building relationships, internally and with clients. You’re a professional who thrives on both big-picture thinking, and attention to the details that make direct response campaigns work. You are highly creative, but also obsessed with numbers.
You are a motivational, supportive colleague with a talent for mentoring staff in all aspects of client work, as well as encouraging their professional development.
You know how to win the respect and confidence of your colleagues and your clients. You also have exceptional skills in results analysis, formal writing, time and project management, and presentations. You have the experience to perform reviews on profitability and identify ways to streamline or improve results and service.