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Administration and Development Coordinator
Administration and Development Coordinator
Vernon Public Art Gallery
Post Date: 25 Oct 2021


Job Title: Administration and Development Coordinator

Organization: Vernon Public Art Gallery

Start date of employment: ASAP

Salary: Full time or Part time, $17.50-$18.50/hour (plus benefits- if full time)

Organization Description:

Mandate: The Vernon Public Art Gallery’s mandate if five-fold: to exhibit, collect and preserve local, regional, national and international art of the highest possible standards; to promote visual arts in the broader community; to provide information, education, challenge and inspiration in the visual arts; to encourage appreciation of, and participation in, the visual arts; to provide a meeting place, facility and institution for the benefit of the citizens of Greater Vernon.

Mission: The Vernon Public Art Gallery exists to connect our community to the creative presence and possibilities within the visual arts through its exhibitions and activities.          

Job description:

The VPAG is seeking a motivated individual to join the gallery as the Coordinator for Development and Administration. This role will provide administrative support and stewardship to areas of fund development, membership, volunteering, and general gallery operations. This position will work closely with all gallery departments to develop successful programs and foster strong relationships within the community.


  • Manage regular gallery records and statistics (including internal reporting and reporting statistics with CADAC)
  • Manage a database of gallery members, sponsors, and donors
  • Assist with developing and delivering annual targets in areas of  fundraising, sponsorship, and membership
  • Assist with grant applications, donor cultivation, and communications
  • Support fundraising events, appeals, and other initiatives
  • Implement best practices for fundraising and volunteer activities
  • Utilize Blackbaud eTapestry to run reports, queries, and manage selected communications
  • Provide administrative support to other departments as necessary


  • Relevant degree, diploma, or coursework in business, administration, policy, or arts and culture
  • Able to work collaboratively with other gallery departments
  • Able to exercise discretion and sound judgement when dealing with confidential matters
  • Strong administrative  and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office, experience with Blackbaud eTapestry and the Square POS system is considered an asset
  • Experience coordinating volunteers and small project teams an asset
  • Experience with non-profit organization, fundraising, and working with a Board of Directors are considered assets
  • Keen eye for detail and a drive to deliver results and exceed expectations
  • Able to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to Executive Director Dauna Kennedy at

[email protected] (Subject line Development and Administrative Coordinator)


Vernon, Canada

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