The Signals Network Inc. Fundraising Manager Remote · Full time

The Fundraising Manager, under the general direction of the Head of Operations, is responsible for building the sustainability of The Signals Network and its programs. The manager will be an integral member of the core team, overseeing implementation of the sustainability plan and fundraising efforts, and working closely with the Executive Director and the program leads.




  • Create three-year sustainability plan that includes plans for diversifying funding streams through sponsorships program, cultivation of high-worth individuals and developing individual donor system.
  • Operationalize sustainability plan with one-year strategy, workplan and KPIs for reaching goals.
  • Develop and maintain fundraising calendar based on development workplan and integrated with communications workplan/calendar an online fundraising plans.
  • Manage online donor assistant to build, maintain and grow online donation system, adapting as needs arise.
  • Conduct research on prospective sponsors, grantors and high-worth individuals; prepare dossiers on prospective sponsors, grantors and high-worth individuals.
  • Work closely with communication manager on raising awareness of TSN among donors and prospective donors.
  • Support the Executive Director, management team and board on fundraising goals and relationship development with potential funders, sponsors and donors.
  • Oversee monthly analytics and analysis on online donations and prospective donors; adjust as needed and provide quarterly report to board.
  • Identify events and conferences for management/board attendance and speaking; provide support and set up meetings with prospective donors.



  • Five years’ experience developing and implementing fundraising programs, preferably for small organization(s).
  • Record of building a sponsorship program and an online donor system.
  • Excellent record of donor pipeline and prospect management.
  • Outstanding verbal and writing communication skills required.
  • Track record as an implementer
  • Creativity and problem-solving instincts that keep awareness and the brand moving forward
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish positive relationships with individuals
  • Organized, detail-oriented, creative, and able to work independently, under pressure, or as a team player in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency with design tools (Illustrator, InDesign, Canva) and video editing a plus
  • Strong interest in press freedom/whistleblowing issues



$65,000 - $70,000 per year