Founded in 1986, Ballet BC has been under the leadership of Artistic Director Emily Molnar since 2009. Ballet BC is an internationally acclaimed collaborative and creation-based contemporary ballet company that is a leader and resource in the creation, production and education of contemporary dance in Canada. Bold and innovative, the Company’s distinctive style and approach has made a unique and valuable national contribution to the development of dance.

Ballet BC Vancouver, BC, Canada
Jan 08, 2019
Full time
Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving & Events POSITION Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving & Events REPORTS TO Executive Director OPPORTUNITY Ballet BC is seeking a mid-level development professional to oversee all individual giving and donor events for a dynamic fundraising department. This role oversees all donor events and the individual giving program with a direct report (Development Coordinator) assisting with Annual Fund Campaign and events. While serving this leading contemporary ballet company, specific responsibilities will include: Design annual plans, with the guidance of the executive director, for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding all individuals; Personally responsible, with the assistance of the development coordinator, for the engagement, solicitation and continual stewardship of donors who contribute up to $5,000; Donor engagement includes digital, written, and verbal communication, and often includes collaboration with the marketing and audience services departments; Track the donor portfolio for the executive director, artistic director, and in some cases the board of directors, who are cultivating and soliciting major donors; With the assistance of the development coordinator and development assistant (PT), execution of donor events, including patron trips with the company; Execution of all corporate events that occur due to a corporate sponsorship or donation of any kind; Design and implement a planned giving program that informs and solicits non-cash gifts such as bequests, trusts, insurance, and stock from patrons; Oversight of donor records and donor database, including enforcing policies on data entry and gift acknowledgement; and Assisting in Corporate Sponsorship identification and solicitation when needed. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 4-6 years fund raising experience A Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university or college Thorough understanding of individual giving campaigns Ability to manage staff and collaborate with peers Ability to plan and execute fund raising campaigns Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent people skills, personable and professional Excellent computer skills; knowledge of eTapestry or other similar database preferred Knowledge of Vancouver philanthropic community preferred COMPENSATION Ballet BC is an equal opportunity employer. Salary is competitive for managers in the arts sector. [$65,000-70,000] HOW TO APPLY Please send your CV and Letter of Intent via email to: Attention: Executive Director Applications will be accepted until noon on Friday, January 25, 2019. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.