Event development manager (full time position)

The mission of the Charles-Bruneau Foundation is to give all children with cancer the best possible chance of recovery by funding research and supporting the development of projects dedicated to pediatric hemato-oncology. Currently, more than 2,000 children have cancer in Quebec and nearly 300 new cases are diagnosed each year.

You have always wanted to:

  • To hold a job in which you feel you can make a difference?
  • Work in a human, flexible and stimulating environment?
  • Make the most of your leadership and interpersonal skills?

We are looking for:

We are looking for an individual who will actively contribute to the development of the Foundation’s philanthropic activities, including and implementing strategies for recruiting participants and corporate partners for the Foundation’s events. In this position, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Cooperate with the events team to achieve recruitment goals for new participants and corporate partners;
  • Implement an operational recruitment plan and the necessary tools for event development;
  • Optimize existing partnerships;
  • Identify and develop relationships with individuals and corporations with the potential to become involved and develop a solicitation strategy for each of the prospects identified (new network of contacts);
  • Maintain and develop trusting and forward-looking relationships;
  • Support the organization of activities to promote the visibility of the event;
  • Represent the Foundation at events and promotional activities;
  • Seize various market opportunities in order to position the events in new niches;
  • Document all files related to active and potential donors/participants/sponsors;
  • Follow up with donors, participants and sponsors as required;
  • Develop and write letters, plans, presentations, proposals and other relevant documentation;
  • Participate in the design and distribution of publicity material or any other marketing material;
  • Develop and participate in recognition activities.
  • Collaborate in the development of all of the Foundation’s fundraising activities and suggest various philanthropic development opportunities to the general management.

Do you recognize yourself?

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in marketing, project management or another relevant field;
  • If you have a certificate in philanthropic management, you are an asset;
  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position;
  • You have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position; You have excellent management of your priorities and enjoy having autonomy in your work;
  • You are a person known for your highly developed sense of client approach and your negotiation skills;
  • You have a great ability to create links and relationships;
  • You have a proven ability to effectively identify the interests/needs of the partner;
  • You have an excellent command of written and spoken French;
  • You have a good knowledge of written and spoken English;

What you will find at the Charles-Bruneau Foundation :

  • A dynamic and stimulating team;
  • A permanent, full-time position (35 hours per week);
  • A competitive salary;
  • A flexible work schedule;
  • The possibility of telecommuting;
  • A group insurance plan, a health allowance and access to a group RRSP with employer participation;
  • Offices conveniently located in Montreal, near the Pie-IX and Viau metros.

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume with a cover letter to

We thank everyone for their interest. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.