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Position Summary: The Fundraising Coordinator is responsible for working with the Director of Development to implement fund development initiatives, providing support with fundraising campaigns, event sponsorship, donor stewardship, government, foundation and corporate applications, special events coordination, etc.

Application Deadline: June 11th, 2015
Hours per week: 24
Rate of Pay: $17.00/hr

Duties and Responsibilities:
Individual Giving & Stewardship 
• Coordinate Art Starts’ individual giving initiatives including tracking donors, developing draft content for campaign materials and managing timelines
• Oversee creation & distribution of thank you notes and tax receipts
• Manage ongoing correspondence with donors
• Ensure donor recognition across all communications platforms including website, social media, e-newsletters and print

Government, Foundation and Corporate Funding 
• Research and identify funding opportunities
• Complete funding application drafts

Special Events Fundraising 
• Coordinate and manage fundraising initiatives at Art Starts program events
• Coordinate tasks for implementation of Art Starts signature fundraising event
• Assist with solicitation of event sponsorship
• Coordinate the solicitation of auction donations
• Recruit, manage and train volunteers for events including bingo lottery fundraisers

• Support and liaise with the Marketing and Development Committee
• Provide support to Director of Development as needed Qualifications
• Undergraduate degree is an asset
• 1-2 years experience in fundraising or the charitable sector is an asset
• Ability to work independently and manage a variety of tasks concurrently
• Dedicated, enthusiastic & responsible with superior organizational skills and detail orientation
• Exceptional writing and strong interpersonal skills; solid grasp of good written English
• Strong team player
• Solid skills in Word and Excel
• Proven experience using database systems
• Candidate must be available to do occasional evening and weekend work
• Applicants must currently be in receipt of Ontario Works

Send resume & cover letter to w/ Fundraising Coordinator in subject line

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