Fundraising Database, Gift and Operations Manager

Position: Fundraising Database, Gift and Operations Manager
Location: Mid-Town Toronto
Effective: Immediately

Employment Type: Full time
Level: Intermediate

Overview and Position Summary:

Tel Aviv University Canada, Ontario & Western Canada (a.k.a. Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University), a non-profit fundraising organization, is seeking a Fundraising Database, Gift and Operations Manager immediately. This out-of-the-box thinker will be our team’s Raiser’s Edge expert, responsible for administration, processing all donations, and managing the office.

Working with the Regional CEO and Director of Development, your role is integral to the organization’s success. A proficient multitasker with a keen eye for detail and a positive attitude, you enjoy working in a small office and, by collaborating with your colleagues, will provide a high level of donor service.

This position will also assist the Regional CEO with board activities and the Director of Development with donor stewardship and outreach.


  • Processes all donations and sponsorships in the database, enters all data, creates new records, updates records, coding, receipting and produces acknowledgement letters in keeping with TAU Canada’s policies and procedures.
  • Tracks donor and sponsor contacts and information as required in the database and manages timely production of regular or custom reports.
  • Analyzes and resolves any data discrepancies and conducts research when necessary.
  • Prepares donor and prospect lists for mailing, events, and stewardship.
  • Creates dashboards and dynamic reports for the fundraising team.
  • Works with our Treasurer and bookkeeper on monthly and quarterly reconciliations and for our annual audit.
  • Provides superior clerical and administrative support to the CEO, including scheduling, photocopying, filing, completing and submitting expense reports.
  • Coordinates and attends regular and special staff meetings, distributes agendas in advance of meetings, prepares minutes for meetings and distributes them to attendees.
  • Provides administrative and fundraising support for all events and other event-related activities such as RSVPs, catering requirements, etc.
  • Where necessary, creates and maintains hard copy files that mirror database information for all corporate donors, prospects and sponsors.
  • Ensures all correspondence and key publicly available information about donors is added to the database.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned to ensure the smooth and successful operation of the Tel Aviv University Canada Office.
  • Prepared to work varied hours when required.



Bachelor’s degree or an acceptable combination of equivalent experience.


​​​​​​​A minimum of 3 to 5 years of progressive experience, preferably with a community focussed organization. Experience in a post-secondary environment is an asset.


  • Proficient in Raiser’s Edge or a similar database.
  • Experience with CRA reporting and Gifting and Receipting Policies.
  • Mailchimp, Canva, and Adobe Creative Suite are an asset.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and building interpersonal relationships.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail, the ability to prioritize, manage and complete multiple projects, and bring leadership to and take responsibility for developing and carrying out the marketing, communication, strategy, and plan.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize based on the organization’s needs.
  • Driven, self-starter, resourceful and able to work with minimal direction.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and grow.
  • A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are assets.


Please email your resume and cover letter to by February 10, 2023.

Tel Aviv University Canada thanks all applicants for their interest in this position; however, we will contact only those selected for an interview.

Please note that this position includes a comprehensive benefits package.


Tel Aviv University Canada provides direct funding support for the educational and research goals of Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning, facilitated by enhanced public awareness of the University’s achievements and programming through the development of a robust local network of support. Our mission is to increase local awareness of TAU’s global excellence in academic and research programs and reunite alums and past attendees living in Canada. Visit Tel Aviv University Canada for more information.

Board- and Committe members

(Ontario & Western Canada AND Ottawa, Quebec & Atlantic Canada)

We are seeking Board and Committee Members

Canadian Friends of Tel Aviv University  is recruiting volunteers to fill a limited number of positions on its Board of Directors and Board Committees.

The search is focused on candidates with business, medicine/science, technology and/or fundraising expertise. Applicants from all communities are welcome! People who have a connection to Tel Aviv University are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applications are available here

Submit applications to:

Ontario & Western Canada

Stephen J. Adler
Chief Executive Director
3130 Bathurst Street, Suite, 214 Toronto, ON M6A 2A1

Ottawa, Quebec & Atlantic Canada

Sharon J. Fraenkel
Chief Executive Director
3480 – 6900 Boulevard Décarie, Montreal, Québec H3X 2T8

Ontario and Western Canada

3130 Bathurst Street, Suite, 214, Toronto, ON | M6A 2A1 
Phone: 416.787.9930 | Toll Free: 833.32.CFTAU (22328)

Ottawa, Quebec and Atlantic Canada

6900 Boulevard Décarie, Suite 3480, Montreal, QC | H3X 2T8
Phone: 514.344.3417

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Charitable registration: 124035643RR0001