MEMBERSHIP & INDIVIDUAL GIVING COORDINATOR
The Power PlantJob Ref. # 13F05-ETNumber of vacancies: 1The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America. Over the past 24 years, its reputation for presenting cutting edge exhibitions, superior catalogues and editions, and challenging special events has remained unparalleled. Presenting contemporary art by practitioners of local, national, and international stature, The Power Plant's mission is to present and disseminate the best contemporary art in all and any media. Currently an employment opportunity exists at The Power Plant for a full time Membership and Individual Giving Coordinator. Reporting to the Head of Development, the Membership and Individual Giving Coordinator will oversee all aspects of the Membership and Individual Giving programmes. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: • Manage effective communications with Members including renewal solicitations, acknowledgements, invitations, and benefit fulfillment.• Identify prospects both high-end Members and Member groups and coordinate cultivation, solicitation and growth strategies.• Manage Membership Committee with support from the Head of Development and direction from the Membership Chair; schedule meetings, foster and execute new initiatives, events and benefits.• Coordinate solicitations and acknowledgements for Individual Giving; prepare prospect lists, funding requests and acknowledgements; ensure excellent benefit fulfillment.• Coordinate CURRENT, the Members’ Bulletin, including content and design.• Develop and plan Membership events, working in conjunction with Major Events & Business Development Coordinator and curatorial department for in-gallery logistics.• Develop and plan trips and international events as part of the Membership Art Travel Program.• Prepare and monitor budgets for all Membership related activities. Work with other development Coordinators to successfully manage Membership/Development expenditures.• Update in-gallery signage and website with accurate donor listings for Membership and Exhibition Individual Giving.• Maintain database files on all Members and individual donors and prepare timely updates for management.• Work with Harbourfront Centre staff to maintain data standards and improve database functions.• Support the Head of Development in cultivation, stewardship and solicitation activities including identifying prospects from current Members and Donors.• Liaise with Harbourfront Centre staff regarding Privacy Legislation.The ideal candidate will have 4 years experience with membership/ individual giving programmes and a post secondary education in arts or not-for-profit administration. Strong solicitation and fulfillment letter writing skills and working knowledge of membership marketing strategies is a must. He/she must have proven experience coordinating volunteer committees and working with various levels of volunteers. Understanding of contemporary art and of individual giving as a means to cultivate support for the gallery is required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required to deal tactfully with a variety of people, including staff, event volunteers, artists and other external groups. Strong proficiency in Excel, Word, and experience in the use of databases to manage fundraising and donor stewardship is required. Extraordinary organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines are essential. Knowledge of public funding agencies and grant procedures is an asset. Must be able to work flexible hours during events.
Qualified applicants must apply by MAY 26, 2013
Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 13F05-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.