No Strings Theatre
2 - 5 months
Sports & Culture
Skills you would develop
Written communication skills
Recent graduates looking for relevant work experience
About the position
The Director of Fundraising (Board Member) is responsible for leading the fundraising initiatives from planning to execution to help meet NST’s financial goals. The individual would preferably have at least one year of fundraising experience. The incumbent must demonstrate strong leadership, communication and relationship-building skills with potential donors. The individual will be a member of NST's Board of Directors and the External Committee.
Develop the annual fundraising plan and strategies
Plan fundraising initiatives with the External Committee to help meet financial goals
Strategize and successfully execute fundraising campaigns
Craft grant applications and fundraising proposals
Identify and build relationships with potential donors
Effectively convey the organization’s mission, vision, and programs to potential donors
Manage a budget and track whether goals are being met
Attend and present at Board Meetings on fundraising progress
Provide leadership, guidance, and share expertise with the Board
Assist with the committee's projects and planning efforts
Ensure the organization is complying with all legal and regulatory requirements
Other duties based on operational needs
Skills and Experience:
Minimum of 1-2 years of fundraising experience
Experience working for a non for profit and/or in board governance (asset)
Experience writing grant proposals and/or fundraising letters (asset)
Strong leadership skills
Professionalism, exceptional communication and relationship-building skills
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
Want to make a difference!
Time requirements may vary. Approximately 3-4 hours per week.
About the organization
No Strings Theatre program, established since 2005, was modelled after local and international training programs in opera, such as the Summer Opera Lyric Theatre in Toronto, and other such programs designed to provide professional artistic training by means of an intensive program outside of an institutional setting.
At No Strings Theatre, we do not just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our members and our community. No Strings Theatre is proud to be an equal opportunity organization and welcomes applications from people from all walks of life.
You’ll have the opportunity to make an impact on your community by supporting emerging artists
You’ll gain client/donor - relationship skills, with coaching and support from experienced professionals
You’ll receive training in preparation for your role, and have access to ongoing training material and opportunities
You’ll work with a great team of passionate volunteers and supporters