Coordinator, Development, The Living Arts Centre

Post Date: 
January 12, 2018
Closing date: 
February 9, 2018
Coordinator, Development
The Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8
Job Description: 

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city. Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the Centre houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attractive in-house
restaurant and burgeoning catering operation. In its 20th year under new leadership, and with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually.

The next chapter for the Living Arts Centre is about to be written. And through creative partnerships, a focus on strengthening our audience services, building capacity on our team, and ensuring that the welcome mat is in place, we’re looking at a prize-winning future. To that end, the Living Arts Centre is seeking a candidate for the new position of Coordinator, Development who enjoys organizing people and projects, is goal and detail oriented, a diplomat with endless curiosity and enthusiasm.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Coordinator, Development will play a key role in supporting the CEO in developing prospects, securing funding partners, and providing excellent stewardship of these important relationships.


The ideal candidate will:

  • have experience in a not-for-profit, charitable organization, preferably in arts and culture with priority given to individuals with previous development and/or grants experience
  • display exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and relation management skills; maintaining decorum and required confidentiality at all times
  • be a stickler for detail and accuracy; highly organized with strong analytical and problemsolving skills
  • be professional, motivated with a superior work ethic; successful independently and as a team player
  • have excellent computer literacy including Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook); knowledge of e-Tapestry, MailChimp, and Ungerboeck Event Business Management System or similar systems an asset
  • be creative and entrepreneurial having participated in development campaigns;
  • knowledge of privacy and access to information regulations an asset
  • be curious and a lifelong learning advocate with a commitment to arts and culture and the endless possibilities of and at the Living Arts Centre

This is a full time position requiring the successful candidate to work flexible schedule days, weekends and Statutory Holidays.

Additional Info: 

The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

Send Submissions To: 

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed resume no later than February 9, 2018 at 4pm to The Living Arts Centre, attention: Human Resources, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8 or Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.