Employment Opportunities



Position Description

This year round full-time position, reports to the Executive Director.  The Development Coordinator will be responsible for Fundraising (50%), Marketing (25%) as well as providing general assistance for the TSM Festival (25%).  The successful candidate will be an excellent team player with a sense of humour, appreciation and enthusiasm for classical music, and a strong attention to detail.



  • conduct research on prospects, including individuals, corporations and foundations
  • create prospect profiles, create and update donor profiles, assist in analyzing and rating prospects
  • assist with drafting the case for support and case statements
  • execute the annual campaign communications: individuals, corporate, foundation
  • assist with the preparation of government grant applications
  • thank donors: letters, calls, packages
  • coordinate VIP festival ticket fulfillment
  • coordinate cultivation and stewardship events
  • participate in the formulation of fundraising strategy for TSM and specific projects through meetings and discussions with the Executive Director and Fundraising Committee
  • assist with preparation of the monthly Fundraising report for the Board of Directors
  • prepare progress updates on on-going projects and final reports upon completion of projects (e.g. annual campaign, special event, directed giving)


assist with communications: website maintenance, newsletters, blog, social networking (September – May)

Administrative and Festival

  • coordinate volunteers for Festival
  • help with Festival logistics coordination including front of house, lobby set-up and merchandise sales
  • general office administrative tasks as required (ordering supplies, getting mail, organizing mail-outs)
  • other duties as required


  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with SUMAC or other donor management software
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to show tact and diplomacy while working with a wide variety of volunteers, suppliers, and artists
  • Ability to work evenings/weekends and increased hours during the Festival period (July 13– August 5)
  • A passion for the arts, classical music, and arts management experience preferred.

Salary Range:  $30,000-$35,000

Application Deadline:  February 28 at 5pm

Send cover letter & resume in one pdf document to:

Natasha Bood, Executive Director




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