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Outreach and Development Coordinator

Dec 1, 2017
Nov 22, 2017
The Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society

About Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society

The Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society (MT7) was founded in March 2013 with the mandate to promote a greater understanding of the history, contemporary relevance and cultural significance of Treaty 7 to all people of Southern Alberta and beyond. MT7 is creating a major theatrical and cultural work that explores the historical significance, and contemporary relevance of Treaty 7, the founding event of modern Southern Alberta.

Job Description

The Outreach and Development Coordinator a permanent, full-time position responsible for supporting multiple aspects of Making Treaty 7 including, but not limited to assisting the Executive Director, crafting external communications, preparing grant applications, fundraising, and facilitating community activities and special events.

  • Identify and research prospective donors;
  • Create schedule to monitor application and reporting deadlines;
  • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders;
  • Ensure that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied;
  • Track organizational statistics required for funding reports.

Event Facilitation
  • Coordinate, attend and record all event planning sessions;
  • Manage registration process, preparation and dissemination of all materials including entering/modifying registration data, producing reports and registration lists;
  • Assisting and responding to attendee inquiries via phone and email in a timely manner;
  • Management of all onsite volunteers – creating processes and documents for a smooth process onsite;
  • Assist Event Managers with event logistics which include: menu selection, event rentals, recruiting and confirming volunteers, on-site event support, event data entry and other event production elements.

Office Support
  • Monitor, screen, respond to and distribute communications;
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents;
  • Produce reports, presentations and briefs;
  • Develop and maintain contact mailing lists;
  • Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues.


The ideal candidate will possess:
  • A post-secondary degree and/or 3 years related experience in arts administration, event planning and/or fundraising;
  • Ability to relate to First Nations, culturally diverse & mainstream community and colleagues;
  • Sensitivity and interest in the Indigenous and Treaty 7 First Nations traditions and community issues;
  • Knowledge and/or experience in the operations of not-for-profit arts organizations in general, particularly the performing arts;
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational/strategic planning, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Competency in the use of Mac software and Microsoft Office software. Knowledge of programs like WordPress, InDesign, Hootsuite, Constant Contact, and Survey Monkey is considered an asset; 
  • Excellent conceptualization, problem-solving & project leadership skills.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Andrew Bear Robe at