Individual Giving Manager
The Inuit Art Foundation (IAF) is seeking an Individual Giving Manager to join our newly established and ever-expanding Administration team!
The Individual Giving Manager creates opportunities to give throughout the year, develops strategies for donors to engage with the IAF, advances monthly and multi-year giving, and oversees donor information management. The Individual Giving Manager also supports an organization-wide culture of philanthropy to create an environment for fundraising success.
Established in 1987, the Inuit Art Foundation is a non-profit, Inuit led charitable organization providing support to Canada’s Inuit arts communities. The sole national body mandated to promote Inuit art within Canada and internationally, the IAF undertakes advocacy work on behalf of artists and realizes a number of strategies aimed at enhancing the appreciation and interpretation of Inuit art. The Inuit Art Quarterly is the sole magazine dedicated to Inuit and circumpolar Indigenous art. In addition to its role as the publication of record for Inuit artists, it is one of the few sustained platforms profiling Inuit voices to the broader public through published interviews, authored articles and through featured artistic works. The IAQ is an award-winning industry leader in the cultivation and promotion of Indigenous arts writers and is committed to nuanced, dynamic, and multi-vocal writing on the contemporary and historical work of Inuit artists.
While our office is located in Toronto, this position may be located anywhere in Canada.
A key member of the team, the Individual Giving Manager will be:
- Developing, coordinating, and implementing multi-channel Individual and monthly giving programs.
- Managing and growing direct response fundraising campaigns, working closely with the IAF program teams on content development and promotion.
- Maintaining a roster of active donors, moving prospective donors from identification through to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
- Previous experience with fundraising and donor relations
- Strong writing skills, particularly experience with fundraising and donor-centered communications.
- Strong project management skills.
- Excellent computer skills, including Google Suite, Excel and Salesforce.
- Interest in Inuit artistic practice.
- Strong ability to think critically and prioritize.
- Interest in learning and growing professionally.
- Interest in and ability to create fundraising systems that generate revenue and long- term donor affinity while supporting Inuit self-determination
If you do not possess all the skills listed above but are enthusiastic about the position, please do not hesitate to apply! We value employment equity and prioritize applications from Inuit, and especially encourage those living within Inuit communities to apply. Other Indigenous, Black and racialized people; people with disabilities; all genders; and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community are also encouraged to apply. If you require accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting us at HR@inuitartfoundation.org.
Why Join Us
Becoming the Individual Giving Manager is a unique opportunity to support Inuit artists throughout Canada and internationally in a workplace that also prioritizes wellness. Your work will directly support Inuit artists and make positive impacts across the country and beyond.
At the IAF, we have a motivated and engaged team located throughout Canada. Each member brings a unique approach and skillset, and together we are committed to supporting and sharing the work of Inuit artists working across all media. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment, rooted in mutual respect, where all team members have a passion for excellence and are encouraged to achieve their career ambitions. We prioritize Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit to ensure our work reflects Inuit values in all respects, and value curiosity and creative problem solving.
In addition to working with our dedicated team to transform lives through the arts, employees all receive:
- Extended health, dental and vision care for those who qualify.
- Minimum of six weeks of paid vacation, including office closure during the year-end holidays.
- Employee and Family Assistance Program.
- Regular professional development through hands-on training, workshops, mentorship, conference attendance and travel opportunities to support lifelong learning.
- Internal resource groups, trainings, and Indigenous leadership at all levels of the organization.
Our programs, as well as employees, are national in scope with special emphasis on Inuit Nunangat. By joining the IAF you gain the opportunity to take part in meaningful and impactful work.
The Inuit Art Foundation is an Inuit-led charity providing support to Inuit artists working throughout Inuit Nunaat and beyond. As the sole national organization promoting Inuit art within Canada and internationally, we advocate for Inuit artists to be involved in all aspects of the marketing, promotion, and distribution of their work, as well as fair pricing, and copyright remuneration.
The IAF’s team works remotely and onsite at its newly renovated offices in Toronto, ON in an accessible, converted heritage building adjacent to the West Toronto Railpath. Our main office is located on the ancestral and traditional territories of the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Haudenosaunee, the Anishnaabe and the Huron-Wendat, the original owners and custodians of this land. Today, this place is home to many, including a diverse urban Indigenous community of Inuit, First Nations and Métis. We are proud to have team members from coast to coast to coast.
Status: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: $60,000 Individually, plus benefits
You will find the full job description and an opportunity to submit your cover letter and resume here: LINK
If you are passionate about joining the Inuit Art Foundation and cannot submit your resume through the above link, please email your resume to Kristen Slade, People and Culture Partner at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to meeting you!