Development and Marketing Manager

Full Circle: First Nations Performance is currently seeking a highly-motivated, results-driven Development and Marketing Manager!

Term Contract:  Full time from October 31, 2018 to March 31, 2019
Remuneration:  $ 55,000 per annum (pro-rated)
Job Description: Reporting to the Artistic Managing Director, the Development and Marketing Manager will develop and execute the annual marketing and fundraising plans.    

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the annual fundraising plan, budget and timeline
  • Cultivation, solicitation and stewardship needs for Full Circle’s sponsors, individual and corporate donors
  • Assists with grant and foundation grant writing
  • Manages special events for key stakeholders
  • Fulfils comprehensive and tailored sponsorship recognition/benefits and activates comprehensive corporate sponsorships
  • Establishes and maintains procedures and systems for tracking fundraising activity
  • Oversees development and event teams (paid and unpaid workforce)
  • Represents the organization at all donor and sponsor related events
Marketing and Communications:
  • Develops and executes the annual marketing plan, budget and timeline
  • Develops and executes communications strategies for marketing, development and other  Company business
  • Manages all advertising plans, production and placement
  • Manages all marketing collateral including design, production and distribution
  • Provides creative and professional copy-writing for all marketing and fundraising needs
  • Liaises with and supports contract service providers including publicist, designers, digital media suppliers, photographers, etc
  • Develops and implements marketing initiatives for cross-promotions and new channels for collateral distribution
  • Oversees all digital communications including website updates, social media marketing efforts and monitor digital analytics



  • Minimum three years of experience in an equivalent marketing and/or fundraising role
  • Excellent storyteller and writer with overall strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience working on festivals and deadline driven projects
  • Post-secondary training in either marketing, public relations, journalism, communications,  arts administration and/or fundraising
  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills
  • Able to work on multiple simultaneous tasks within a fast paced environment and to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to work flexible hours as required, including some evenings and weekends
  • Working knowledge of contemporary marketing and communications practice and strategies to include working knowledge of social media networks and emerging platforms
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft products


Deadline to apply: October 31, 2018

Email the Search Committee: with your resume, two samples of your writing and a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position and our organization.

To learn more about us: Full Circle: First Nations Performance


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