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Competition number:              J0624-1105

Department:                            Development

Status:                                     Full-Time, term (ending December 31, 2024)

Hours:                                     Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (35 hours per week)

Annual salary:                         $49,500 – $61,800

Closing date:                           August 5, 2024


About the National Arts Centre Foundation

The National Arts Centre Foundation raises funds to support the National Arts Centre’s work in performance, creation, and learning across Canada. Founded in 2000 as a separate legal entity, the Foundation has raised over $170 million to date and is currently in a $100M comprehensive campaign to support the revitalization of the performing arts across the country. With a staff team of 18, along with an active Board of Directors and Campaign Cabinet, the Foundation has a donor base of over 6,000 and raises $7M-$10M annually.


Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Anti-Racism and Accessibility

We are on a journey, committed to ensuring that equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility, anti-racism and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples will guide our actions.

The NAC welcomes applications from candidates who can help us meet our vision, and contribute to the diversity of lived experiences, perspectives, and approaches. When you join the NAC, you will be part of an inclusive community working hard to dismantle barriers to employees’ well-being, access, potential, and success. The NAC actively seeks candidates who identify as women, Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and people with disabilities. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.


Key activities:

The Development Coordinator, Annual & Planned Giving, will play a key role on the Annual & Planned Giving team which cultivates, solicits and stewards approximately 6,500 annual and monthly donors.  Reporting directly to the Director, Development Operations, the incumbent will focus on supporting the team through administrative duties such as meeting coordination, meeting preparation and database upkeep.

Specific duties may include the following:

  • Support concierge for the NAC Foundation’s Donors’ Circle and Corporate Circle donor stewardship programs;
  • Support mid-level donors with one-stop ticketing services, parking reservations and 1Elgin dining reservations, and general assistance to all donors via phone, email, and in person;
  • Assist with the planning and execution of open rehearsal events and provide operational support to the Annual & Planned Giving team;
  • Assist in other duties as required in furthering the goals of the Development team and the Foundation;
  • The NAC Foundation is a dynamic team, and roles and responsibilities may change and develop over time.


Required qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent experience;
  • Experience in donor, customer, client services; experience in a performing arts setting is an asset;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including MS Teams, Outlook or similar scheduling software;
  • Knowledge of the Canadian charitable, philanthropic and not-for-profit sector;
  • Proficiency with databases and data entry; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge specifically is an asset;
  • Ability to operate and thrive in a collaborative environment, as well as to work independently;
  • Demonstrated flexibility and initiative;
  • Ability to think strategically and adapt quickly;
  • Detail oriented, focused and strategic thinker, with passion and energy;
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills in English; bilingualism is an asset.


Who can apply:

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

All communication will be conducted through email and interviews via videoconferencing or in person. Please ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your résumé including your current email address.

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified true copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Background Check as a condition of employment.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted by us.


How to apply:

Please submit your cover letter and résumé online through the “Career Opportunities” section of our website at




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