Senior Coordinator, Foundations and Special Projects
- Position Type : Contract
- Start Date : August-06-13
- End Date : August-06-14
July 9, 2013
TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is accepting
applications for the contract position of:
SENIOR COORDINATOR, FOUNDATIONS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS
This will be an exciting year for TIFF as we present
unique programming in our new home and the world's premier centre for
film, TIFF Bell Lightbox. We are seeking a highly motivated individual
who wants to be part of a new era in Toronto's cultural history.
Reporting to the Director, Government &
Foundation Relations, the Senior Coordinator, Foundations and Special
Projects supports fundraising and research gathering activities to
maximize foundations sector support of TIFF.
•Cultivate and solicit support from foundations
•Research, develop, and write funding requests and final reports for submission to supporters for various TIFF initiatives.
•Coordinate internal data requests, sign-off processes, planning meetings, volunteers, and administration for the Department.
•Coordinate appropriate recognition of government/foundations funding on all TIFF materials
•Maintain strong working relationships with staff, volunteers, and constituents.
maintenance including filing required reports and surveys, ensuring
compliance with government/foundation contracts, invoicing and
collection of funds, reviewing budgets, and maintaining thorough grant
•Build detailed knowledge of TIFF activities, as well as expertise in portfolio-driven trends, research, and news
•Represent TIFF at external meetings and special events as necessary
Contract Dates: August 6, 2013 - August 6, 2014 (Parental Leave)
•Superior communication skills, both verbal and written.
•Minimum two years experience fundraising in the arts including budgeting skills.
•Experience and knowledge of the foundations and/or government sector are considered a strong asset
•Effective computer skills in the following programs: Raiser’s Edge and Microsoft Office.
•Excellent organizational skills, with superior attention to detail.
•Strong research skills, with an ability to retrieve, and efficiently organize and present information.
•Strong networking skills, with an ability to act with tact and diplomacy.
•Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends
Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers
of 3 references attached as a PDF or Word document (we do not accept
Cloud hosting or File Sharing programs), by 5pm on TUESDAY, JULY 16 BY EMAIL ONLY to the attention of Hiring Committee: SENIOR COORDINATOR, FOUNDATIONS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS
Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.
We thank everyone who applies for their interest,
but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No
telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered
TIFF is an equal opportunity employer.
is a charitable, not-for-profit cultural organization whose mission is
to transform the way people see the world. Its vision is to lead the
world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.