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DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR – MAJOR GIFTS
Competition Number: J0424-0545
Department: Development
Status: Full-Time term (maternity leave replacement – 12 months)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (35 hours per week)
Annual salary: $49,500 – $61,800 (position with benefits and pension plan)

Closing date: May 12, 2024
Introducing the National Arts Centre
The National Arts Centre (NAC) is Canada’s bilingual, multi-disciplinary home for the performing arts. The
NAC presents, creates, produces, and co-produces performing arts programming in various streams—the
NAC Orchestra, Dance, English Theatre, French Theatre, Indigenous Theatre, and Popular Music and
Variety—and nurtures the next generation of audiences and artists from across Canada. The NAC is
located on the traditional, unceded, unsurrendered territory of the Anishinabe Algonquin Nation.
At the National Arts Centre, we believe the performing arts are vital to the human experience. A house of
dreams for the Canadian performing arts, we work with artists and arts organizations from across this
land to revitalize our sector.
Curious to learn more? Read our 2023-2026 Strategic Plan, The Journey Ahead.
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.
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.

Key activities:
The Development Coordinator, Major Gifts, will liaise closely and collaborate with members of the Major
Gifts Team, and occasionally with CEO of the NAC Foundation and with the Director of Philanthropy and
Campaign. Reporting directly to the Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts, 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:
• Assist the team with external meeting management and preparation of meeting materials
including briefing notes, proposals, presentations, reports and other materials as required;
• Monitor donor activity, ensuring that contract reports and follow up actions needed are recorded
and completed;
• Prepare donor correspondence, gift agreements, pledge reminders, gift acknowledgement letters,
briefing materials, and project and program profiles for a suite of NAC/NAC Foundation initiatives;
• Provide support in the coordination of stewardship materials with major donors and partners
regarding the impact of their giving, the use of funds and periodic updates as necessary;
• Ensure appropriate and timely communications with donors including, but not limited to, prompting gift acknowledgements/thank you letters, preparing invitations to special events, etc.;
• Develop and maintain understanding of team processes and processes for working with other teams in the Foundation;
• Perform data-entry, expense reporting and filing of information on behalf of the team, maintain and update donor records, and monitor major gifts reports;
• Monitor and support the execution of donor agreement fulfillment, pledge fulfillment and stewardship activities;
• Occasionally assist in organizing, coordinating and managing donor cultivation and stewardship activations and events;
• Assist in other duties as required in furthering the goals of the Development team and the Foundation.

Required qualifications:
• College or university degree or equivalent experience;
• Experience in donor/customer/client services (an asset being in a performing arts setting);
• 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 an asset;
• Prior customer service experience considered 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 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 send a copy of your application to ee_application@ottawa-worldskills.org when you apply through the company website so we can inform HR directly about your application. Please format the file name of your tailored resume and cover letter like this: First Name Last and Name_Position and Competition Number or Reference Number.

Please submit your cover letter and résumé online through the “Career Opportunities” section of our website at https://nac-cna.ca/en/careers.
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