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Development Coordinator, Donor Programs
Development Coordinator, Donor Programs
Art Gallery of Ontario (“the AGO”)
Post Date: 15 Jul 2022


Development Coordinator, Donor Programs

Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week), Target Start Date: 08/01/2022


Located in Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario (“the AGO”) is one of the largest art museums in North America, with a collection of close to 100,000 works. Through the collection as well as collaborations with leading museums around the world, the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs to approximately 1 million visitors annually.

We are currently seeking a Development Coordinator, Donor Programs to join our Development team. Under the direction of the Development Manager, Donor Programs, the incumbent will support revenue generation activity across the Donor Programs portfolio.

This role is vital to growing our community of supporters and inspiring generous and lifelong giving—from revenue tracking, data collection and administration to supporting stewardship activities and the creation of compelling messaging and marketing materials for various donor groups. The Coordinator, Donor Programs is an important representative—liaising with colleagues, volunteers and donors on a regular basis, celebrating shared values and communicating the importance of philanthropy at the AGO.

As a member of the Development team, this role contributes to realizing the AGO’s mission and our vision to lead global conversations from Toronto through extraordinary collections, exhibitions and programs and by reflecting the people who live here. The AGO is also taking steps to build our capacity to actively work on addressing issues of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility in our galleries, programming and workplace. We have embedded diversity and inclusion into our strategic plan and ongoing priorities and all AGO staff contributions are key to achieving these goals.

Interested so far? Learn more about why AGO would be a great fit below.

The Gallery continually strives to create a safe and inclusive workplace. We offer diversity and inclusion training to our staff and volunteers so they can continually learn and contribute to fostering a supportive environment where people feel comfortable to come to work as they are.

The mental health of our employees is also very important to us. We offer our employees programs that support wellness and enhance the job experience. If our employees need assistance, employee assistance program (EAP) services are available to them. The Gallery also takes part in the city and province’s reciprocal benefits program, allowing our employees access to city and province discounts.

What are the benefits and highlights of working at the AGO?

  • Competitive salary
  • Discounts from the Provincial/City Reciprocal Agreements (Free admission to museums, the CN Tower & Discounts off amusement parks, city attractions, hotels, wine tours, Second City, the Ontario Science Centre, and much more!)
  • Discounts to GoodLife Fitness
  • Free tickets to every major exhibit at AGO

If this sounds like an opportunity you are looking for, apply now!

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

  • 2 years of fundraising—or equivalent—experience.
  • Direct or equivalent experience drafting and delivering communications, from mailings and e-blasts to marketing materials.
  • Direct or equivalent experience supporting and/or coordinating events, from conception to day-of delivery.
  • Well-developed administrative, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, customer service and public relations skills to interface with major donors, senior volunteers and AGO staff.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with computer programs and donor databases such as Raiser’s Edge, MailChimp, Survey Monkey and Microsoft Suite.
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in the visual arts an asset.

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by submitting a tailored cover letter and CV via this link: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oWf7jfwl&s=LinkedIn_Paid

If you would prefer to submit your application in person, please leave it with our Shipping Dock addressed to the People Division which is located next to our Jackman Hall entrance on McCaul street.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Toronto, Canada

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