Job Posting 100178

Development Coordinator
Inuit Art Foundation
Work From Home - Toronto Metro area
closed 9 days ago (Mon, 8 Apr)
full time  •  $50000

About Us:

The Inuit Art Foundation is an Inuit-led charity providing support to Inuit artists working throughout Inuit Nunaat and beyond. As the sole national organization promoting Inuit art within Canada and internationally, we advocate for Inuit artists to be involved in all aspects of the marketing, promotion, and distribution of their work, as well as fair pricing, and copyright remuneration.

About the Position:

The Inuit Art Foundation has been building up its fundraising sources over the past seven years and has a loyal donor base. The Development Coordinator will work with the Development Director and Executive Director to implement the Foundation’s development strategy. This includes coordinating direct mail, supporting fundraising activities, engaging and stewarding donors, and the tracking and maintaining of donor data. The incumbent will be a self starter, and team player, who has a background in fundraising and experience in annual appeals, individual giving, research and donor communication.

To support fundraising, the Development Coordinator will:

  • Prepare and deliver mail outs, including official correspondence, thank you notes and letters, and donor tax receipts
  • In collaboration with the Development Director, coordinate annual and monthly giving programs, including content and mailing lists
  • Work closely with the IAF program teams on content development including print and digital promotion
  • Ensure accuracy and timely updating of donor activity in the Salesforce database
  • Ensure the website is updated as campaigns and goals change
  • Provide regular reports on fundraising activity and results, including reconciliation with accounting and other departments.

To support donor stewardship, the Development Coordinator will:

  • Maintain the donor database, and administration of donor records including tax receipts, contact histories and accurate recognition lists
  • Assist in gathering program information like statistics, numbers, testimonials, and pictures from various departments to report back to donors

To support the entire Inuit Artist Foundation, the Development Coordinator Manager will function as a team member and share in the responsibilities required to maintain operations and fulfill the mission. The Development Coordinator will:

  • Maintain the CRM database, a customized version of Salesforce
  • Open and process mail
  • Answer general phone and email inquiries, as required
  • Participate in community events, as required

Skills Required

  • Previous experience with fundraising and donor relations, including a forward-facing role
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel and Salesforce
  • Experience with donor databases, data entry and tax receipting
  • Interest in Inuit artistic practice
  • Strong ability to think critically and prioritize.

Why Join Us

In addition to working with our dedicated team to transform lives through the arts, employees all receive:

  • Extended health, dental and vision care for those who qualify.
  • Minimum of six weeks of paid vacation, including office closure during the year-end holidays.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program.
  • Regular professional development through hands-on training, workshops, mentorship, conference attendance and travel opportunities to support lifelong learning.
  • Internal resource groups, trainings, and Indigenous leadership at all levels of the organization.

Our programs, as well as employees, are national in scope with special emphasis on Inuit Nunangat. By joining the IAF you gain the opportunity to take part in meaningful and impactful work.

The IAF's team works remotely and onsite at its offices in Toronto, ON.

Status: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: $50,000 plus benefits

Please apply with your cover letter and resume HERE.

Click HERE to read the full Job Description.

If you are passionate about joining the Inuit Art Foundation and cannot submit your resume through the above link, please email your resume to Kristen Slade, People and Culture Partner at: .           

We look forward to meeting you!

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