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Job Type: Full-time, flexible working hours
Annual Salary Range: $80,000 – $110,000 commensurate with experience
Start Date: ASAP
Application deadline: Open until filled
Location: 401 Richmond Street West; hybrid working schedule

THE JOB PURPOSE

Myseum is recruiting for a dynamic and up-and-coming Director of Development to build and
lead a robust fundraising strategy.

This is a big job in a small but growing organization. Ideal for a fundraising generalist who wants
to make an impact and is focused on smart work, outcomes, and deliverables.

This is a role for someone who is a builder. You will be building systems and relationships,
establishing a vision for fundraising and resource development and building buy-in from multiple
internal and external stakeholders. You are committed to relationships and to the idea of
inventing new opportunities in an experimental and evolving organization. You see solutions to
complex and dynamic problems and know how to take the steps necessary to fix them. You hit
the ground running but know that meaningful change takes time and patience, so you see quick
wins as part of the bigger, long-term goals.

We are looking for someone who is energetic, entrepreneurial and optimistic with a can-do
attitude.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Myseum has a new and exciting fundraising plan that is ready for someone to breath life and
energy into it. Areas of fundraising activity include:

  • Create a maintain an active patron’s circle, including hosting small cultivation events,
    making asks, managing relationships and stewardship
  • Build and manage a major gifts and family foundation program, including identifying,
    cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift donors
  • Establish a broad-based giving program, including direct appeal and on-site giving
  • Secure corporate sponsorships, including identifying sponsorship properties, managing
    relationships, soliciting support, and managing fulfillment and reporting
  • Research and write grant applications and manage a grant portfolio
  • Mobilizing the board and volunteers to support fundraising
  • Managing fundraising systems, including a database
  • Working collaboratively with programming and marketing staff

APPLY

    In keeping with our ongoing efforts to represent the diversity of our community, we strongly
    encourage people from diverse groups to apply. In accordance with the Accessibility for
    Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Myseum provides accommodation, accessible formats,
    and communication support for the interview upon request.

    To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter and answer questions our job board:
    https://myseum.applytojobs.ca/fundraising/15620

ABOUT MYSEUM

CULTURE

Myseum of Toronto is a progressive, community-informed, and collaborative organization that
aims to foster a safe space for all employees. We are composed of a diverse team of dedicated,
passionate, and kind professionals centered on developing meaningful and fulfilling exhibits for
visitors and the residents of Toronto.

MISSION

With the city as our starting point, Myseum is an ever-evolving collection of diverse stories, new
histories and lived experiences that shape how we live in Toronto. We believe that museums
are about meaningful exchange that bring us together and create deep relationships with the
city. deepen our sense of belonging.

VISION

Strengthening our connection to Toronto and each other, one story at a time.

VALUE PROPOSITION (Internal)

Myseum is a new type of nimble and forward-looking cultural organization that is building a
living collection of Toronto. We do this in ways that are meaningful, inclusive, participatory and
relevant to the moment. For more information, please visit: https://www.myseumoftoronto.com/

Myseum of Toronto values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages people of color,
LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, and foreign-born
residents, to apply.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities
Act, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

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