Posted On: 2020-03-11
Closing On: 2020-04-11
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective: April 13,2020
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Intermediate
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Job Description

Title –Development Manager, Events and Sponsorship

Term: Permanent, Full time

Application deadline: March 26, 2020

About Luminato 

Luminato is Toronto’s international festival of arts and ideas. Each June in Toronto, Luminato presents a multitude of transformative artistic experiences that provoke, delight and inspire a wide rage of audiences. Luminato is driven by high-calibre, adventurous programming:  from the most exciting and culturally diverse talent to the most provocative and compelling international work, all for the largest-possible audiences. Providing a platform for artists and audiences to discuss, debate and engage through art and ideas is at the heart of Luminato’s mandate.

Job Description

  • Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates a strategic Development events plan and budget.
  • Takes an active role in revenue generation: maintains a portfolio of 40-50 prospects and donors at various stages of identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Fosters learning, development and teamwork in partnership within Development department, and effectively collaborates with other departments.
  • Establishes processes and practices that advance the portfolio’s performance and support Luminato’s revenue goals.
  • Effectively develops, executes and coordinates Luminato’s Development events - including all event sponsorship fundraising, logistical planning, event preparation, and overall management of printed and event materials, working closely with volunteers and committee chairs.
  • Drafts proposals and impact reports for corporate, foundation and individual prospects.
  • Develops partner recognition agreements, ensures the delivery of all sponsor benefits and fulfills agreement promises.
  • Develops event participants/profiles, briefing notes and organizes post-event debriefs and follow-ups.
  • Works closely with the Marketing and Communications team to ensure event promotion content for both traditional and social media.
  • Maintains sponsorship pipeline information in CRM database (Raiser’s Edge), actions next steps, generates and analyzes reports for event review.
  • Utilizes the Raiser’s Edge Event module for overall event tracking.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Key Competencies and Qualifications:

  • University degree or college diploma in fundraising or related field.
  • Post-secondary diploma/certificate in Fundraising, Non-Profit Management, Event Management, or another related field.
  • Minimum 3 years management experience in events fundraising, preferably in the not-for-profit sector.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple events.
  • Exposure to the non-profit sector, specifically in the area of special event strategies and sponsorship fundraising.
  • Previous experience working with senior level volunteers in the not for profit sector.
  • Strong presentation skills, oral and written.
  • Strong ability to multitask; able to operate under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually and to motivate volunteers.
  • Social media and website management experience.
  • Extremely organized and proactive with the foresight to anticipate and solve problems quickly.
  • Ability to handle people with sensitivity, confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
  • Superb attention to detail.
  • Strategic thinker.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
  • Experience using Raiser's Edge an asset.


Working Conditions/Physical Demands

  • Weekend & evening work required especially during the festival.


How to Apply

Please upload your resume and cover letter to Luminato’s online application portal by March 26, 2020, 5 pm.

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Luminato is an equal opportunity employer. During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an in person interview) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with us.

Salary Range: $50,000-$55,000