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We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic development professional to complement our team, working with the Artistic Director, Executive Director, Manager of External Relations, Communications and Design Associate, and Box Office Associate.

The Manager of Development: Individual will play a key role in supporting Tapestry’s artistic projects, cultivating donors, developing and executing fundraising strategy, and managing a small team of telemarketers.

We are looking for a strategic thinker who is able to both drive progressive and best practice strategies and engage in hands-on cultivation. Tapestry is a company where we often collaboratively work across portfolios. We are interested in a development professional with experience and interest in areas including marketing, communications, and/or other relevant fields to our operations. As a small team, we are able to tailor the role to the right individual, and there may be room for growth and leadership in marketing and/or other areas of focus.

Things you will do:

work with General Director, Executive Director, and Board Development Committee to create and implement forward-thinking strategy encompassing all aspects of individual development

Major Gifts:
work with General Director and Board Development Committee to cultivate and strategize recurring and new major gifts
Individual Giving
ensure annual individual giving targets are met
cultivate new donors and develop existing donors
develop and execute strategy for donor relations including moves management

Manage renewals and acquisition of Subscribers
Develop and manage subscription calling campaign for subscription renewals and acquisition

create annual development calendars, in conjunction with Marketing and Artistic staff members
ensure adherence to calendar deadlines, work with other staff to drive projects as related to campaigns
work with General Director, Executive Director, and Marketing team to develop themes and language for each campaign

ensure benefits of donor levels are being fulfilled
evaluate and develop partnership strategies and guidelines

Patron Engagement:
Manage contract box office staff person(s); hire as necessary
Hire (as necessary) and manage small team of telemarketers

We are committed to equity in hiring and specifically encourage people from communities of colour, LGBTQ2S, Indigenous, disabled, and other equity-seeking communities to apply

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