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Thank you for your interest in the SAAG! 
 
SAAG is searching for a passionate, dynamic and community driven candidate for the position of Development Coordinator!
 
Description of Duties and Responsibilites
 
Reporting to the Executive Director, the duties and responsibilities of the Development Coordinator are as follows:
 
Individual and Corporate Giving
 
Work with the Executive Director to ensure that all aspects of individual and corporate giving programs are met including but not limited to the following
 
• Meet annual goals as set out by the Executive Director and fundraising plan
• With the Executive Director, and external committees (if required), plan, develop, implement, monitor, analyze, report and evaluate annual giving campaigns, individual giving programs, corporate giving programs, special donor campaigns and planned gift programs
• With the Executive Director and external committees (if required), participates when necessary and appropriate in the ongoing cultivation and stewardship of SAAG donors and sponsors
• Record and monitor committee and donor and sponsor activity
• Research and develop prospects lists and oversee and participate in solicitations of corporate sponsorships.
• Maintain up-to-date files and deliver reports and evaluations of giving campaigns and programs quarterly (or upon request) to the Executive Director
• In collaboration with the Executive Director and Communications & Design Manager or contract designers, coordinate the design and printing of marketing and communication materials for individual and corporate giving programs.
• Coordinate the distribution of marketing and communication materials for individual and corporate giving programs. This can include direct mail campaigns, digital campaigns, or one-on-one delivery
• Develop, prepare and distribute correspondence, reports, and deliverables to corporate sponsors.
• Work with Executive Director to implement donor and sponsor recognition programs and levels. Monitor all corporate sponsorship contracts and ensure that all commitments are met.
• Maintain a strong community presence and at times represent SAAG within the community
 
Grants and Foundational Giving
 
Work with the Executive Director to ensure that aspects of grants and foundational giving programs are met including but not limited to the following
 
• Assist the Executive Director in the research, identification, completion, and evaluation of various grant and foundation applications
• Assist the Executive Director in reporting to granting bodies and foundations. 
• With the Executive Director, and external committees (if required), participates when necessary and appropriate in the ongoing cultivation and stewardship of grant and foundation contacts
 
Fundraising Events
 
Work with the Executive Director and SAAG staff to ensure that aspects of fundraising event planning and execution are met including but not limited to the following
 
• Perform such duties as required by Executive Director
• Develop, implement and evaluate fundraising events including but not limited to the Art Auction, Craft Beer Festival, and related fundraising special events.
• Sit on Event Committees as required and help recruit committee members as necessary. 
• Seek sponsors for SAAG’s fundraising events and maintain positive relations with sponsors throughout the year.
• Along with the Executive Director, develop and monitor event budgets.
• Creates event flow plans well in advance of the event, for approval by the Executive Director, which details timelines, schedules, set up, roles and responsibilities of events, event flow, speeches, and clean up; delegates or shares these plans to related staff and volunteers, contracted staff, and event partners. 
• In collaboration with the Executive Director and Communications & Design Manager, approve plan for the design, printing and distribution of event marketing and communications materials.
• With the Executive Director, approve the development, preparation and distribution of correspondence and reports to sponsors, participants, donors and staff. 
• Ensure appropriate development and maintenance of files and database information as they relate to fundraising events.
 
Audience Development
 
Work with the Visitor Services Coordinator and Communications & Design Manager to ensure that all aspects of the SAAG Membership programs are met including but not limited to the following 
 
• Securing corporate membership partners on an annual basis
• Assisting with the implementation of various membership levels and membership drives

Facility Maintenance
 
• Assists in the upkeep and daily operations of the facility as required. 
• Assists in cleaning up and setting facilities back to standard step up after events. 
 
General
 
• Develop professional relationships particularly within the local community.
• Represent the gallery with a high degree of professionalism.
• Effectively manage time in order to ensure that deadlines are realized.
• Participate as a team player to ensure that the gallery runs smoothly.
• Perform other tasks as might from time to time be required by the Executive Director.
 
This is a permanent position, with a three-month probationary period. Three days (21 hours per week); flexible schedule required to coincide with events. Overtime will from time to time be required and compensated as time in lieu. After one year’s employment, the employee is eligible for two weeks holiday and annually, an additional 1 week off from December 25-January 1. After a three-month probationary period, the employee is eligible for Group Health Benefits and a $200 annual contribution to Wellness or RRSP with approved receipt. The successful candidate is subject to a criminal record check and policies of the SAAG Employee Handbook. 
 
 
Deadline for Applications: 5 PM Friday, March 20, 2020
Please send your resume and cover letter, or any queries about the role via email to: Kristy Trinier, Executive Director, at [email protected]
Thank you to all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.
 
Volunteer 
 
Looking for a way to get involved in the local arts community?  Volunteer with SAAG! SAAG is fortunate to have the support of a group of skilled and dedicated volunteers ready to lend a hand as our exhibitions and public programming expand, and our events grow in size.  We value the time our volunteers have donated to the gallery and are always looking for new and energetic individuals to join our team!

For more information please contact Emma Thomas, Visitor Services & Volunteer Coordinator at e[email protected] or 403-327-8770 x 21.