General Accountability Reporting to the Director of Development and working closely with the Vice-President Advancement and the Fund Development team, the Development Coordinator will act as an integral member of Glenbow’s Fund Development team working to ensure the museum’s long-term sustainability. This full-time position assists the Vice-President and Fund Development team with tasks that enhance Glenbow’s ability to identify and cultivate potential supporters and secure contributions and grants. This includes providing high-level support and project management for fundraising efforts, coordinating, membership renewals support mailings and event invitations, monthly revenue updates, events support and responding to general inquiries.
Prepare and coordinate electronic and hard copy invitations and mailings.
Process donations, sponsorship's and grants in Raiser’s Edge.
Craft acknowledgments, pledge reminder messages and other communications to donors and supporters.
Support the VPA through calendar management.
Support the Board Development Committee or related ad hoc committees through meeting organization, document preparation and minutes development.
Schedule and organize team meetings and calls.
Manage and ensure organization of Fund Development files and records.
Maintain a master schedule of all Fund Development events and initiatives.
Assist with Fund Development events, including set-up, delivery and take-down as required.
Assist with membership administration and renewals as required.
Assist with event rentals administration.
Coordinate funder recognition through vehicles such as the donor wall and annual report listings; ensure accuracy of funder information
Provide high level administrative support to the Development team including filing, copying, sorting, etc.
Periodic evening and weekend work required.
Exceptional administrative, analytical and time-management skill; attention to detail is a must. • Minimum of two years experience in a fundraising environment.
• Demonstrated experience in Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office.
• Strong project management skills.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Possess strong organizational skills.
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Thorough knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency guidelines for charitable giving and tax receipting.
• Ability to problem solve with strong communication skills to work collaboratively across Glenbow teams.
• Demonstrated professionalism in handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
• Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.
• Relevant degree and/or other post-secondary education.
• Demonstrated interest in arts and culture is an asset.
About Glenbow Museum
The Senior Development Officer, Major Giving will play a leadership role in the creation and expansion of individual major giving and will secure revenue sources to support Glenbow by researching, identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, securing, and stewarding individual prospects. The Senior Development Officer will provide direction, planning and support to major gift fundraising campaigns related to Glenbow’s programs, and will also be responsible for organizing and coordinating stewardship events and activities as appropriate to support individual donors.