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Development Coordinator

Deadline to Apply: July 27, 2018

Support the Donor Relations Manager and the Development Officer in specific, and the department in general, with a focus on fund development processes for donor renewal and donor acquisition.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Secure appointments and manage the moves management calls process for the Development Officer.
  • Provide administrative support to the Development Department including mailings, data entry, meeting minutes, etc.
  • Administer all donor payment processes including tax receipting.
  • Assist Donor Relations Manager with stewardship recognition and stewardship activities, including all contracted benefits and recognition delivery.
  • Coordinate volunteer activity as required, specifically front of house, public events, and casinos.
  • Work with corporate sponsors to engage their volunteer corps.
  • Coordinator Jubilee FOH activities for mainstage productions including volunteers, Opera Shop, and lobby animation, as well as act as FOH liaison with Jubilee.
  • Coordinate the annual fundraising raffle.
  • Coordinate silent auction component on annual fundraising rvent (Opera Gala).
  • Produce reports as required.


  • College degree and 2+ years of related experience.
  • Not-for-profit experience a plus.
  • Thorough understanding and ability to use Window based Microsoft office programs.
  • Experience with Tessitura a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to new software programs.
  • Knowledge of fundraising and the arts.


  • Competitive, based on qualifications and experience.
  • Benefits, including holiday, flexible leave days, health benefits, opera tickets, and RRSP matching.

For questions or to apply for the position contact Lauren Martin by email at