Job Posting

Marketing & Business Development Officer

Signal Hill is a Canadian Registered Charity that exists to help young people understand their inherent value and worth and the value of those around them.  From that place of truth we help young people make positive life choices.

As part of our strategic plan Signal Hill desires to increase our effectiveness and impact in the community. As such, Signal Hill is looking to fill a new role for a Marketing and Business Development Officer who will help to improve the organization’s market position and achieve financial growth so we can have a greater reach to young people. The successful candidate will be responsible to strengthen existing, and build new strategic partnerships that will increase access to schools, churches, and community groups, and will increase revenue generation.  

This position is full time and includes business development primarily within the lower mainland but will include some travel throughout other areas of BC and Canada.   

Duties & Responsibilities

Donor Development

  • Attend functions, such as events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on fundraising trends
  • Meet potential donors by growing, maintaining and leveraging your network
  • Work closely with the Executive Director to strengthen and grow Signal Hill’s major donor support base and attract new donors
  • Support the Executive Director in developing external strategic partnerships to advance the work of Signal Hill
  • Plan approaches by working with the Signal Hill team to develop proposals
  • Assist in identifying potential funding/grant opportunities and assist in completing Request For Proposals (RFP’s)

Increase the Scope & Reach of Signal Hill Programs

  • Build and maintain long-lasting relationships with schools, churches, community groups etc
  • Update present clients with updated and new programs  
  • Arrange and participate in client and donor debriefs in order to gather and utilize feedback
  • Identify potential clients, and the decision makers within the educational industry
  • Prospect for new and potential clients and turn this into increased business
  • Cold call as appropriate to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities
  • Meet potential clients by growing, maintaining and leveraging your network
  • Build new relationships and strategic partnerships to further distribute Signal Hills programs and products

Develop & Promote Brand Identity in the Market

  • Develop and execute an annual marketing plan
  • Manage and grow Signal Hill’s reach by marketing and promoting our programs
  • Work closely with marketing professionals to develop new marketing and media resources
  • Focus on creating long term growth and market penetration 


Direct Report:           Executive Director

Job Standards & Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3-5 year business development and marketing experience. MBA preferred.                                

Established success in business development, marketing, communications and public relations.  A good understanding and working knowledge of the BC Ministry of Education is essential. 

Networking, Negotiation, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Sales Planning, Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges, Territory Management, Market Knowledge, Meetings Sales Goals, Professionalism, Communicates effectively, CRM and Microsoft Office

Compassionate, Hopeful, Non-Judgmental, Passionate about our cause, Positive, Takes Initiative, Humility, Integrity, Confidence, High EQ, Honest, Sincere, Team Player, Respectful, Teachable, Tenacious 

Proven leadership ability in non-profit organizations, fundraising and donor development capabilities.

We are looking for a warm-hearted, dedicated, committed and mature professional who is passionate about helping people know their value and the value of those around them. The candidate must have a keen desire to serve the community. This person will have integrity and be willing to make a firm commitment to Signal Hill’s vision, core values and operating principles. While respectful, humble and teachable, he or she is also a confident team player who is willing to take the initiative and be tenacious in the pursuit of growth, impact and excellence.


Submit resumes with references to:

Signal Hill Life Education Society 

PO Box 45076 Langley Crossing
Langley, BC  V2Y 0C9

Attn: Director of Operations

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 604-532-0023