One of the largest square footage art galleries in Alberta, the Art Gallery of Grande Prairie’s Mission is “Enriching the community through the creation, conservation and sharing of art.” We offer free admission, tours, programs, and activities for all ages. The Art Gallery presents an average of twelve art exhibitions per year and welcomes over 20,000 visitors annually. It holds a collection of mid-century artworks of roughly 850 pieces, mostly from the Peace Region in Northern Alberta.
About the Position
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Coordinator, Fund Development and Operations has responsibility for leading areas related to fund development, including initiatives and reporting for the Gallery for sponsorships, grants, fundraising, and donations.
The Coordinator works alongside the Executive Director and Gallery Administrator to effectively deliver the administrative supports for both staff and the public and private sector benefits. They provide valuable support in the logistics, scheduling, preparation, delivery and maintenance of administrative programs and events lead by this work area, including facility and organization operations, and event planning.
They will join a team which thrives on respect, integrity, excellence and being responsive to our community and each other. They are responsible for supporting the priorities and attitudes that exemplify the values, professionalism, mission, and vision of the Gallery.
Job Title: Coordinator, Fund Development and Operations
Status: Full-time, Permanent Position
Position start date: Flexible to suitable candidate
Work Schedule: Monday to Friday (some weeknights and weekends required for meetings and events)
Hours: 35 hours per week
Closing date for application: Tuesday, September 6th, 2022, 5PM MST
The Coordinator will build and sustain a positive profile for the Gallery’s partnership initiatives through strategic liaisons, internal and external communications, and social media. As needed, they will establish relationships with community stakeholders, identifying and leveraging opportunities to enhance the Gallery’s visibility within the local, provincial, and national arts community.
Sponsorships and Donors
Operations and Administration
The Coordinator leads operational and facility supports of the Gallery, including all administrative processes and contracts related to relationships with operational vendors and the City of Grande Prairie on the facility.
Skills and Abilities
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Administration, Communications, Fine Arts, Museums Studies, or other related discipline, along with at least two years of related experience in an administrative position, or equivalent education and experience.
Please send a cover letter and CV, and any inquiries, to:
Attn: Executive Director, Daniel Becker
103, 9839 – 103 Avenue
Grande Prairie, AB
Closing date for application: Tuesday, September 6th, 2022, at 5PM MST
We thank all who may apply, however only those who are short-listed will be contacted for an interview.
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