Centaur Theatre, one of Montreal’s flagship English-language theatre companies, is looking for a Development Assistant to join its team. This is an entry-level, full-time position in the Development Department and reports to the Director of Development.
This position requires: attention to detail; organizational skills; excellent oral and written communication skills in English; working knowledge of French; interpersonal skills, computer skills (Word for Windows, Excel); basic accounting skills; and an interest in working as part of a team. This position also involves some evening and weekend work (opening night performances, committee meetings and special events). Experience in fundraising, database (Raiser’s Edge) and working in a performing arts environment would be an asset.
The Development Assistant provides clerical and administrative support for all areas of the company’s fundraising and development department activities. The duties include:
- data entry and database maintenance
- donation campaign coordination
- account balancing
- special event coordination
- all other tasks as assigned by the Director of Development
The incumbent will spend approximately 70% of their time on administrative duties that involve mainly database-related duties, correspondences and mailings. The other 30% of the time involves interpersonal duties, including special event coordination and liaising with donors, sponsors, board members and volunteers.
Applications will be reviewed after February 21, 2016 and the interview process will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and a résumé as soon as possible by mail, fax, or e-mail to:
Director of Development
Centaur Theatre Company
453 St. Francois-Xavier
Montreal, QC H2Y 2T1
Phone: (514) 288-1229, extension 235
Fax: (514) 288-8575
See the original job posting here: http://www.centaurtheatre.com/hr.html