Opportunities

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has new opportunities for highly-motivated individuals to join our professional staff and work on cutting-edge issues impacting Canadian Muslim communities.   

Grounded in our vibrant and dynamic communities, NCCM is a national, independent, non-partisan and non-profit advocacy organization at the forefront of defending, promoting and protecting the fundamental rights and public interests of Canadian Muslims.  

NCCM is committed to equitable and inclusive employment practices. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds, and we especially encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups. 

Current opportunities:

  1. Development Officer
  2. Quebec Community Engagement Officer (Bilingual)

To apply for any of the positions below, email your cover letter and resume to info@nccm.ca by the deadline mentioned.

___________________________________________________________________

1. Development Officer

Position: Development Officer

Type: Full-time

Location: GTA

Expected Hours of Work: Full time days (frequent evening and weekend availability required)

Compensation:  $50,000 annual salary. Compensation package will include eligibility to enrol in NCCM’s benefits and pension plan.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Chief Development Officer on setting and accomplishing NCCM’s overall development objectives
  • Assist in developing community partnerships and fundraising strategies
  • Assist in brainstorming and creating new methods to sustain NCCM services to the greater GTA community
  • Leverage technology and social media where possible to improve fundraising activities
  • Provide key concepts on creating marketing materials, like flyers and brochures, to be used for the promotion of events and other fundraising pushes
  • Analyze the performance of events and other fundraising activities for effectiveness
  • Maintain complete and orderly records of donors and manage regular donor communications
  • Working with Database Specialist to ensure 100% data accuracy and metrics
  • Building reports for CEO, COO and CDO on campaign fundraising success
  • Build upon existing donor relationships and form new donor relationships on a regular basis
  • Collaborate with other organizations and groups within the community to build partnerships and enhance fundraising activities

Qualifications:

  • Team player with experience in fundraising or sales
  • Experience working in a target-driven environment
  • Resourceful and innovative thinker
  • Strong communication & organization skills
  • Highly organized with proven administrative skills
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships
  • Creative thinking
  • Experience with BlackBaud Raiser’s Edge would be an asset

Application Process:

If you are passionate about human rights and civil liberties you are encouraged to submit a cover letter and résumé using the form below.

Thank you for your interest in this career opportunity.

NOTE: No phone calls please. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

* * * *

2. Quebec Community Engagement Officer (Bilingual)

The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) has another new opportunity for a highly-motivated individual to join our professional staff and work on cutting-edge issues impacting Canadian Muslim communities.

NCCM is currently hiring for a Montreal-based Quebec Community Engagement Officer

At the centre of our vibrant and dynamic communities, NCCM is a national, independent, non-partisan and non-profit advocacy organization at the forefront of defending, promoting and protecting the fundamental rights and public interests of Canadian Muslims.

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@nccm.ca with the subject line: Quebec Community Engagement Officer.

Location: Montreal

Start date: Immediate

Type: Full-time (12-month contract, leave replacement)

Expected hours of work: Monday to Friday, full-time (required to work some evenings, weekends and holidays)

Compensation: $50,000 annual salary. Compensation package will include eligibility to enrol in NCCM’s benefits plan.

Key Duties:

Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Community Engagement, the Quebec Community Engagement Officer  is primarily responsible for engaging and building supporters of NCCM at mosques, events, and other relevant spaces and to build a high-performance team of volunteers in local communities to champion NCCM’s work. The Community Engagement Officer is expected to be an ambassador for NCCM and to coordinate local engagement with public advocacy efforts.

  • Lead NCCM’s Quebec community engagement, advocacy and fundraising initiatives
  • Coordinate community outreach including at community centres, mosques, events, gatherings, and other places as identified
  • Lead volunteer teams to fulfill campaign goals as outlined by managers
  • Organize mosque visits, presentations, events, speaker tours, and other outreach activities with the volunteer team
  • Develop networks of supporters that will elevate team efforts to increase NCCM’s profile and reach
  • Maintain quality relations and partnerships with local organizations, mosques and institutions
  • Participate in review and analysis of regional activities to identify areas of potential growth and fundraising & community engagement opportunities
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate records utilizing assigned tools
  • Volunteer management
  • Continue to improve job-related skills through training, workshops, seminars, etc.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluently bilingual (French and English)
  • 1-3 years of retail/sales, fundraising, community engagement or leadership experience
  • Team player
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills (including the ability to use iPad/laptop, mobile POS and Internet)
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the organization, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Solid understanding of the NCCM’s mission and mandate
  • Proven ability to work to a high standard of quality with an eye for detail, working on strict deadlines, and managing multiple accounts and projects simultaneously
  • Good presentation, interpersonal and organizing skills
  • Valid driver’s license and access to vehicle

You must email your resume and cover letter directly to info@nccm.ca