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Research Officer, Advancement Department – Stratford Festival

Would you like to play a meaningful role with North America’s leading classical repertory theatre?  At the Stratford Festival, we attract the world’s finest talent, offering a unique experience for staff, artists and actors alike.  If you would like to be a part of this exciting organization, we are looking for:

Research Officer – Advancement Department

The primary responsibilities in this position will be to gather, verify, analyze, record and report information on potential donors in both Canada and the United States, using a variety of sources.  You will provide in-depth research and database support to the fundraising team, including maintenance of donor records.

You have an undergraduate degree and two or more years’ experience in research and/or information management.  An MLS or an equivalent library/information management degree would make you an ideal candidate.  Previous work experience in a not-for-profit fundraising environment would be considered an asset.

In addition to advanced Internet search skills, proficient computer skills in MS Word and Excel and competency using Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge or an equivalent relational database management software are required.  A working knowledge of online research sources such as iWave, CharityCAN, WealthEngine or similar databases is preferred.  Positive and open-minded, you have strong written and verbal skills, and a keen interest in the arts.  You are detail-oriented, self-motivated and have the ability to work independently.

This one year full time contract position is based in the Festival’s offices in either Stratford or Toronto.

Recognizing that diversity – in our workplace, in our audiences and on our stages – fosters a rich and creative environment, we welcome applicants with disabilities and are committed to accommodating them throughout the hiring process.  We encourage all qualified applicants to submit a resumé and cover letter by August 17, 2018 to:

Human Resources
Stratford Festival
E-mail:  resumes@stratfordfestival.ca
Subject:  Research Officer – Advancement Department

To see the complete job description, click here.

Date/Time: August 10, 2018 - 12:00 AM

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