SR. REGIONAL COORDINATOR, ONTARIO
Business Unit: Rick Hansen Foundation School Program
Reports to: Director, Education & Outreach
Start Date: September, 2019
Term: Full-time, Ongoing
Location: Remote, Ontario
Founded on the legacy of Rick Hansen’s Man In Motion World Tour, the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) is a Canadian registered charity with the vision of creating a fully inclusive and accessible world where people with disabilities are living to their full potential. Through our programs and partnerships, we break down barriers for people with disabilities by changing attitudes, creating accessible spaces and inspiring an inclusive society.
RHF is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work. Our success begins with our people. We are committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.
Preference will be given to applicants who are members of the following group: persons with disabilities. If this applies to you, we invite you to disclose your disability in your cover letter.
The Sr. Regional Coordinator, ON is responsible for establishing, nurturing and tracking relationships with educational partners such as school boards, school administrators, educators and Ministries of Education, with the objectives of increasing the number of educators registered and deepening their engagement with the RHFSP.
Travel is required for this position, including intra-provincial travel. A valid Canadian Driver’s License and access to a vehicle are also required.
The Sr. Regional Coordinator reports to the Director, Education & Outreach and works closely with the RHFSP team.
- Works closely with the Director, Education & Outreach, to prepare and implement the outreach strategy in Ontario;
- Seeks key contacts in the education sector in the province. Liaises with Superintendents, Principals, educators and other external stakeholders to develop relationships and partnerships which will allow RHF access to educators at every level;
- Identifies new opportunities to recruit and register new educators and reach annual growth targets;
- Retains and deepens existing relationships with the educational community with the objective of increasing usage of RHFSP resources including Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) Ambassadors to reach annual targets;
- Nurtures and tracks relationships with key contacts using effective follow-up and Salesforce, RHF CRM system;
- Assists educators and youth with implementation of RHFSP;
- Prepares and delivers presentations and professional development workshops;
- Identifies and participates in key industry conferences throughout the province;
- Reports on impact and results of outreach strategy and activities;
- Manages client files in Salesforce and ensures relationship history is up-to-date and complete;
- Understands the metric collection and reporting systems and impact on outreach efforts in the province and in reporting to RHF and RHFSP funders;
- Assists in the identification and collection of impact stories and testimonials from satisfied client educators and promoters of the programs, and
- Performs other related duties in keeping with the purpose and accountabilities of the job.
Education: University degree plus teaching qualifications and experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Minimum 5 years of related business development experience;
- Demonstrated experience and proven ability to both prospect for new business and nurturing existing relationships;
- Experience preparing, coordinating and conducting presentations;
- Experience as an educator or educational administrator an asset;
- Computer skills required including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Experience with Salesforce and/or other CRM database an asset;
- Non-profit experience an asset;
- Fluency in French, oral and written, an asset; and
- Awareness and sensitivity of issues relating to issues affecting people with disabilities and/or youth work an asset.
- Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, organizational, presentation, problem-solving and research skills;
- Effective in-person and telephone skills;
- Accuracy and attention to detail;
- High degree of professionalism, flexibility and adaptability;
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships;
- Ability to work both independently and as a team player in a fast-paced environment;
- Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple initiatives simultaneously;
- Ability to maintain confidentiality; and
- Ability to deliver effective presentations.
An equivalent combination of education, experience and skills/behaviours will be considered.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in being a part of our innovative team and are passionate about making a difference, we hope that you will consider a career with us.
Interested and qualified candidates can apply quoting competition #2019-18 by Sept 2, 2019. While we thank all applications for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.