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Job Number:  37935
Development Officer
Job Posted: Thursday, 7 September 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 5 November 2017
(16 days ago)
Toronto Operetta Theatre
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Toronto Salary: $15 / hour



Development Officer


Position: Development Officer

Reports to: General Director

Status:  Part Time – 10 to 15 hours per week

Remuneration: $15 an hour

Location: East End of Toronto

Toronto Operetta Theatre is Canada's only professional operetta company. TOT was launched with performances of Lehar's THE COUNT OF LUXEMBOURG in 1985 and was incorporated as a not-for-profit performing arts organization in 1989. Over 58 operetta productions have followed, including performances of seldom seen works such as CZARDAS PRINCESS, WIENER BLUT, LA VIE PARISIENNE, THE BEGGAR STUDENT, and LAND OF SMILES.



  1. Assist in the Long Term Strategic Marketing and Business Plan of the company.
  2. Assist in the design and implementation of specific marketing initiatives for the current Season.
  3. Liaise, coordinate and maintain records related to subscribers and single ticket buyers.
  4. Assist in the coordination of all media related to the season and events.
  5. Assess and improve distribution lists for invitations, publicity, solicitations for donations, special events, travel groups, tour operators, corporations, foundations and small businesses.
  6. Ability to assess and expand on the effectiveness of social media, website traffic, and Enews for the company.
  7. Assist in the correlation of marketing and promotional activities with development and fundraising targets for the year.
  8. Coordinating with the Artistic Director on Artistic Planning and budgeting.
  1. Assisting Board with Private and corporate fundraising and special events.
  2. Development of Patrons Circle, government grants and foundations initiatives and solicitations.



  • A degree from a post-secondary institution or a diploma in a related field (e.g. fundraising, volunteer management). New graduates welcome.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Dynamic self-starter who takes initiative works well on their own and is an excellent team player.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Demonstrated professionalism, sound judgments, and a mature demeanor.
  • Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including MS Access is a must.
  • People oriented.
  • Experience in administration of a small office is a plus.


Oversight & Training:

Regular staff meetings with the General Director in planning day to day tasks and objectives.

Time allocated to consult with Board members in areas of Business Planning and Marketing.

Opportunities to review progress and address concerns with guidance from the General Director and the President of Board of Directors. 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send cover letter and CV with “Development Officer” in the subject line to: Yuki Azuma, Office Manager at .
Contact Details:
Yuki Azuma
Toronto Operetta Theatre
947 Queen Street East
2nd Floor
Toronto, ON, M4M 1J9

www:   www.torontooperetta.com

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