Coordinator, Special Events – Fundraising and LogisticsCompany: National Arts Centre
Date Posted: December 19, 2016
Canada is our stage
Those four words inform everything we do as a catalyst for performance, creation and learning across this great land. We are proud to be a home for many of Canada’s most exciting artists who captivate audiences on our four stages and on our stages across the country.
Reporting to the National Events Manager, the incumbent is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala, the National Arts Centre Gala, and other major fundraising and corporate events. The role also includes administrative support for the events fundraising team.
- University degree and a minimum of 2 years of professional experience in event planning or fundraising experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience);
- Administrative support experience;
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is an asset;
- High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or other database software would be desirable;
- Experience in dealing with a variety of stakeholders (such as private and public agencies, high level government representatives, and members of the donor and sponsor community);
- Ability to meet tight deadlines with multiple projects happening simultaneously;
- Ability to adapt quickly, propose solutions and anticipate potential issues in a fast-paced environment;
- Ability to evaluate and manage priorities;
- Works well in a team environment;
- An understanding of fundraising principles is an asset;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills with a high degree of professionalism is required;
- Fluency in both official languages.
Who Can Apply
Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Candidates invited to an interview will be responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses. If relocation is required, the successful candidate will be expected to pay for his/her relocation expenses.
As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.
While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.
If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted.