Job Title:

Development Coordinator


Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra


Winnipeg, MB

Closing Date:


Full Time Term 18 - 20 Months (Maternity Leave)

We are in the business of creating exceptional musical experiences for Manitobans. The work culture is creative and collaborative, fostering a positive, problem-solving environment. The ideal candidate will bring passion and energy to the position.

Reporting to and in partnership with the VP Development, you will be part of the team that designs and executes diverse fund development efforts that support the sustainability of the WSO.  You will have the opportunity to contribute your strong organizational skills to the expanding role of Development Coordinator.


  • Process all donations to the WSO in a timely manner including generate thank you letters and tax receipt, including tax receipting for special events.Monitor post-dated payments.
  • Audit tax receipts, file backup and prepare tax receipt report for accounting.
  • Create donor lists through the database including donor listings for Overture Magazine, lists for direct mail appeals and event invitations.
  • Process and distribute subscription and single tickets and parking for Maestro?s Circle Members and VIPs.
  • Process tickets for the Opening Night and Spring Galas and assist with tables seating arrangements and tax receipting.
  • Assist as required at the Opening Night and Spring Gala.
  • Maintain and update the Development Database
  • Assist with Red Room & VIP Receptions and other special events
  • Track RSVPs at various WSO events and staff the invited guests table at concerts.
  • Help solicit for donations at WSO Events and during year-end calling campaign
  • Administrative support to the VP Development
  • Other duties as required

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Strong communications and customer service skills
  • Previous experience, training or knowledge of databases preferred
  • Previous experience with ticketing software an asset
  • Knowledge of and a passion for classical music is an asset.


Please reply in confidence with resume and cover letter not later than 4 p.m., June 15, 2018 to:

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
RE:  Development Coordinator

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Posted 2018-06-05

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