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Current Opportunities:


Fund Development Manager

You have a passion for making a difference, you crave the opportunity to impact your community and you would describe yourself as someone who seeks a career with purpose. You have a strong internal drive that pushes you to seek challenging work in a collaborative, professional and reputable environment that does meaningful work in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Position Summary:

The Fund Development Manager will contribute to an overall annual goal set by the Board. This role will report to the Executive Director. The Fund Development Manager is a person who is a professional and experienced fundraiser, passionate about the environment and community, results oriented and has a positive nature. The Fund Development Manager will play a key role in developing and implementing Manuels River’s individual and corporate Fundraising strategies.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Together with the Fund Development Committee and the Executive Director set funding priorities.
  • Develop a phased, multi-year strategy and implement an individual giving program through direct mail, online donations, monthly giving, crowd-funding, third-party, and individual major gifts.
  • Develop and implement a corporate giving program.
  • Conduct research on individual and corporate funding prospects.
  • Develop and implement a donor recognition and cultivation program.
  • Manage and foster a relationship with your portfolio of donors and implement a moves management process with key donors.
  • Develop all communication materials as required in collaboration with Communications – appeal letters, donor correspondence, case for support, etc.


  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience and a proven record of success in raising funds for non-profit organizations from government and non-government sources.
  • Knowledge and experience working with Grant Advance software is an asset
  • Knowledge of Donor Bill of Rights and Fundraising Code of Ethics required
  • AFP membership preferred
  • Experience developing, implementing and/ or operation of a successful capital campaign
  • Demonstrated abilities in strategic planning and problem solving
  • Demonstrated abilities to work as a team player
  • Demonstrated, well developed influencing, negotiating and sales skills
  • Demonstrated ability and interest in working with and for diverse populations
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong writing, presentation and networking skills
  • An understanding of budgets and financial reporting
  • Fully literate in Word, Excel, Mail Chimp and one or more fundraising data base programs
  • Outgoing, inclusive and welcoming in nature
  • Resourceful, motivated and energetic
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Overtime as required.

This position description reflects the general duties of the position, but is not intended to be a detailed description of all duties that may be inherent in the position.

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications

To Apply: Email your resume with cover letter, three references and availability to:

Events Staff

Employment Details:   Part-time, mostly evening and weekend shifts. Will vary based on event activity.
Rate of Pay: $13/hr
Requirements: Cover Letter and Resume, minimum of three references, RNC Certificate of Conduct/Vulnerable Sector Check (required for employment)
Who can apply: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with provincial legislation and regulations. Applicants must be aged 19 or over. 

Summary of Position:
Reporting to the Food & Beverage Manager, the Events Staff are responsible for the efficient operation of the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre during rental events. They will ensure that client needs are met during the course of the event, and that rental functions run smoothly from start to finish by providing the highest quality service and respect. Candidates should have experience in the hospitality sector, with excellent customer service, bartending and food service skills. Three references are required and an RNC certificate of conduct must be obtained before employment commences.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent service to all visitors during rental functions.
  • Operate the bar service during events, mixing and serving drinks, maintaining a clean, neat bar space
  • Cash and inventory balancing at the beginning and end of each shift
  • Work with Manuels River caterers to ensure event requirements are met.
  • Work as a member of a team to ensure the proper set up and take down of event infrastructure (ability to move and lift tables and chairs).
  • Address client comments and concerns in a prompt and friendly manner.
  • Ensure a safe environment for all guests, staff and performers.
  • Provide basic security and monitoring of the facility during evening events.
  • Waiting tables and catering services
  • Other duties as required and assigned.


  • Qualified candidates should be dynamic, pleasant individuals with experience in the hospitality and customer service sector.
  • A strong reputation for attention to detail and a commitment to first-class service and quality are essential.
  • Strong communication and organizational capabilities are important.
  • Experience with POS systems is an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Outgoing, polite, friendly and patient.
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently in a high energy environment.
  • Must be available for evenings and weekends

To Apply: Email your resume with cover letter, three references and availability to:

Jillian Whittle, Executive Assistant


Manuels River is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Manuels River is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Manuels River are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in Canada. Manuels River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.