Development Administrator

Development Administrator
Closing Date: June 17, 2021
One Year, Part-time contract
$22/hr for 21 hours a week

About the Ottawa Art Gallery

Join our team and play a role in supporting local and regional artists while shaping the future of visual arts and culture in Canada. Help us tell the story of our community’s evolution through art and contribute in creating a positive vision for our city’s future. The Ottawa Art Gallery is a premiere art gallery and cultural destination in the downtown core, it is a sustainable and innovative institution that is a positive economic contributor for the national capital region and holds a world-class collection of art for the people of the region.

About the Role

Under the supervision of the Senior Officer, Donor Engagement and Philanthropy, who reports to the Director/CEO, the Development Administrator provides support in the administration of donor/stakeholder and member engagement.

As the Development Administrator, you will:

  • Maintain donor/member database and engage in marketing and outreach initiatives
  • Support membership events as required
  • Provide writing support for donor/stakeholder communications
  • Oversee payment processing
  • Produce reports monthly and as requested
  • Provide analytics to support decision making in the department
  • Donor and corporate prospect research to support the work of the department

Requirements of the Position


  • 2 years’ experience directly related to the responsibilities of this position


  • Working knowledge of CRM, preference will be given to those with experience working with Raiser’s Edge (RENXT).
  • Knowledge of donor and membership database best practices
  • Bilingualism will be considered an asset

Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and in a group setting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with external stakeholders

How to Apply

Send a copy of your cover letter and resume to to the attention of Geremy Miller by the closing date. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email.

For more information, please contact Zoë MacNeil, Chief of Staff at

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


The Ottawa Art Gallery extends a commitment to equity in every aspect of the organization and recognizes that structural inequalities create significant barriers to equal opportunity employment. We strongly encourage applications from equity-seeking communities, from individuals who identify as Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, Persons with Disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ and/or persons living at intersectionalities.


The OAG fully supports the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all of its operations. In accordance with the requirements of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the OAG strives to conduct its business in a way that is accessible, inclusive and responsive to the needs of persons with disabilities.

The OAG is committed to ensuring that employment opportunities are fully accessible to job candidates and employees with disabilities.

Should you require accommodation during the staffing process, please do not hesitate to contact Zoë MacNeil (


Due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, be assured that all personal protective measures will be taken to conduct job interviews in a safe manner. OAG will work with individual selected candidates to ascertain the safest and most effective way to conduct each interview, including options such as in-person using distancing and masks or via Zoom.