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22 Mar 2021


Toronto International Film Festival – Posted by TIFF Careers Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Description





TIFF is a charitable, cultural organization dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds in our home – TIFF Bell Lightbox. Our mission: To transform the way people see the world, through film.

TIFF is committed to embracing diversity and treating all individuals with respect, dignity and fairness by removing physical, social and economic barriers to participation.

We encourage you to reflect on the land that you are on, who the traditional keepers of the land are, what the treaty relationship is, or if it’s unceded territory. TIFF is located on the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe, the Wendat, and the Haudenosaunee. We are grateful to work on this land.

We are currently hiring for the position of:

Advancement Coordinator

Reporting to the Director, Development, the Advancement Coordinator will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Advancement Team, which includes Loyalty and Engagement, Development and Government Relations. Responsibilities include donor stewardship, fundraising and administrative support.


  • Donor Stewardship Support
  • Draft and send gift acknowledgements
  • Coordinate and fulfill regular stewardship touchpoints
  • Assist with all aspects of event logistics, from invitation to execution – often working with Events team in Visitor Experience
  • Work across Advancement teams to ensure accurate supporter recognition, including maintaining digital and print donor records
  • Offer concierge service to supporters
  • Support writing stewardship and impact reports
  • Fundraising Support

o   Organize inventory of recognition and naming opportunities

o   Help write donor solicitations across Advancement teams

o   Conduct research and help build prospect profiles

o   Maintain moves management systems and help coordinate senior staff and volunteers

  • Administrative support to Advancement team

o   Code, track and invoice gifts and pledges

o   Invoicing and purchase order support

o   Help to set up meetings

o   Produce campaign and other reports


  • April 2021


  • Bachelor’s Degree or acceptable combination of equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of experience in fundraising or non-profit environment
  • Experience in writing and editing reports and correspondence
  • Experience dealing with donors or customers
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge an asset
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong critical thinking and troubleshooting abilities
  • Commitment to professional feedback and development
  • Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends

How to Apply


  • All applications must be submitted online through TIFF’s Career Centre.
  • Please paste your resume into text box, and upload your cover letter and resumé as one PDF or Word document, before the deadline of Friday, April 9, 2021.


Candidates must be legally able to work in Canada at this time. TIFF regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas.

Please send any questions via e-mail only to

TIFF is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. As such, we welcome and encourage applicants who identify as racialized persons, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons across the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities.

If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation and/or assistance during the application process, please contact us in advance at or 416-599-8433 x2013. We strive to provide reasonable accommodations whenever requested.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 69 days.

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