ID# 21-2139 Location: Edmonton, AB
Founded in 1924, the Art Gallery of Alberta is the primary visual arts organization in Alberta, fostering visual creativity and representing our province and its artists on the provincial, national and international stage. In 2024, the AGA will celebrate our 100th anniversary and we take pride in the fact that we are Alberta’s oldest cultural institution and still the province’s only solely dedicated art museum.
The Head of Sponsor and Donor Engagement will lead the Development Department and direct the AGA’s annual fundraising efforts in support of its institutional mission, programs, special projects and operations. The position focuses on achieving the AGA’s annual fundraising goals and expanding philanthropic activities within the AGA as well as its community. The Head of Sponsor and Donor Engagement is responsible for all aspects of development, membership and fundraising events and supervises Development staff.
The ideal candidate has a proven track record of non-profit fundraising and successful stewardship of relationships with individual donors, corporations, foundations and governmental partners. The Head of Sponsor and Donor Engagement is a key member of the AGA’s management team and is an ambassador to its audience and community. The successful candidate will bring excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a keen ability to prioritize within a creative work environment.
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