Nimbus Christian Education Director of Development

Nimbus Christian Education is the first exclusively online Christian school in Ontario. The need for high quality education taught from a Christian Worldview has been growing dramatically in the past year. We seek zealous champions of Christian Education to recruit students to join our growing community. 

Our organization is currently seeking a Development Director to oversee our fundraising initiatives and our student recruitment program. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and building a stronger development team for our organization. This position involves managing individual and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns. If you have a strong background in non-profit fundraising and development, we encourage you to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Articulate and share school’s mission and vision
  • Create, lead and implement marketing plans to increase the profile of the school through the management of its website and social media.
  • Coordinate the design, revision and publication of all school’s promotional materials
  • Manage school’s public relation activities (internal and external media outlets)
    • This includes attending conferences and manning a booth
  • Monitor and evaluate the marketing budget and ensure that marketing plans are implemented 
  • Grow enrollment through direct and active recruitment of current and new students
  • Admit students  (with Principal) according to the school’s policy.
  • Actively follow up on all inquiries and prospects.
  • Track inquiries on an annual basis for data analysis.
  • Develop and oversee our fundraising program.
  • Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships.
  • Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors.
  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders.
  • Collaborate with staff on the management and planning of fundraising events.
  • Attend staff meetings to keep staff abreast of the school’s activities

Work Hours and Benefits:

  • Compensation will be a combination of commission and salary to be negotiated.This will also require fundraising in order to meet your salary requirements.
  • You will work remotely and be able to define your working hours.


  • Be a Bible Believing Christian
  • Demonstrate strong passion for Christian education
  • Be a big picture thinker: ability to see and carry out the vision of the school
  • Have excellent customer service skills: anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of parents and supporters to meet or exceed their expectations 
  • Be creative/Innovative: develop new and unique ways to market the school and to create new growth opportunities
  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications or related field
  • Have experience working with foundations and grant writing experience
  • Have excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Having worked in not-for-profit environment is an asset

It would be beneficial if the applicant has:

  • Taken online courses.
  • A working knowledge of Google Apps.
  • Familiarity with MailChimp.
  • Familiarity with GOBlender.
  • Worked in a virtual workplace.

Please submit your resume and references to 

Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be prepared for an interview over Google Meet.

Nimbus Christian Education

Anytime, anyplace, at any pace.

Online, ON


Nimbus Christian Education is an Edvance Affiliate School

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To apply for this position, please e-mail your information to:

Gwyneth Zylstra

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