Development Officer

Application Deadline: November 27, 2020

 POSITION: Development Officer 

SUPERVISOR: Director, Corporate Partnerships and Development 


 The Art Gallery of Hamilton, the oldest and largest art museum in Southern Ontario, is looking for a Development Officer to join our team. 

Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is the oldest and largest art museum in Southern Ontario with a permanent collection that is recognized as one of the finest in Canada. Embracing Canadian historical, international and contemporary art, the collection consists of more than 10,000 works. The AGH is renowned for presenting outstanding exhibitions and complementary programming for visitors of all ages. In addition to AGH Tours and AGH Talks, the Gallery offers studios for adults and kids , family activities, school programs, film programming, performances and more. 

As a key member of a small team the Development Officer plays a critical role in the achievement of the Gallery’s current and future financial goals through the identification, cultivation and solicitation of potential donors and sustaining relationships with members, corporate donors and community partners. 

The Development Officer will cultivate, steward and solicit all mid-level donors both individually and with the support of the development team. They will be responsible for the execution of a number of fundraising campaigns as well as coordinating various development events. In addition, this role will oversee the management of the AGH Volunteer program. 

The ideal candidate will bring 3-5 years of experience in a development environment, ideally in the cultural, non-profit sector. They will be a passionate individual that can advocate for the arts with a natural inclination for community engagement and outreach. 

The role is full-time (35 hours per week) with occasional evening and weekend. 

Application Information:

 Interested applicants can email a cover letter, with salary expectations, and complete resume to prior to the application deadline of Friday, November 27, 2020. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted 

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Art Gallery of Hamilton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.