Revenue Development Coordinator

Date Posted: Sep 19, 2023
Application Deadline: Oct 01, 2023
Start Date: Oct 10, 2023

Hourly From: $25/hr To $30/hr
Province: Ontario
Region: Durham Region
City: Port Perry/Blackstock
Employee Benefits: Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Theatre on the Ridge
Theatre on the Ridge (legal name: Theatre 3x60) is a collaborative, not for profit professional theatre company operating in Port Perry, Scugog Township in the Region of Durham, Ontario. We are a registered charity and annually produce a summer theatre festival, a new short-plays festival, public staged readings and offer a variety of theatre related educational programs for all ages.
We believe in the power of theatre as a universal language and medium of entertainment, self-expression and communication to broaden understanding and empathy between individuals and communities.
We tell our individual and collective stories through high calibre productions (live/digital), the creation of new plays and are adaptive and attentive to the impact of heritage and change. We increase accessibility to theatre and contribute to our community’s sense of well-being and connection.
Our Values
Supporting and inspiring the whole community, including youth, through dedicated programs and activities.
Taking artistic risks through the support of new artists and the production of challenging, new and thought-provoking works from diverse perspectives.
Enriching and growing theatre through collaboration, education and accessibility.
Recognizing and supporting the financial, cultural and holistic worth of our contributors, participants, artists and personnel.
Engaging with and giving back to our community by sharing our history, challenges and stories through theatre.

Job Description

Revenue Development Coordinator
Length: 30 weeks
25 hours/week
Rate: $25 - $30.00/hr
Start Date: October 10, 2023
General Description
The contract for Revenue Development Coordinator supports the company’s mission and values with specific knowledge and work experience in the areas of revenue development and fundraising activities and events. The Revenue Development Coordinator will play a crucial role in supporting the fundraising activities of the organization. Reporting to the General Manager, the Coordinator will work closely with the development team to coordinate day-to-day fundraising activities, including major gifts, annual giving and specific campaigns. The Revenue Development Coordinator will be the primary staff responsible for overseeing and tracking donor stewardship and fulfillment which is crucial to achieving the organization's long term fundraising goals.
The ideal candidate will be an emerging development professional with a passion for the arts and its role in civic engagement and community building.  Highly motivated and detail-oriented, we are seeking an entrepreneurial-minded individual who is interested in building their stewardship, fundraising, and event coordination skills in the non-profit sector.

Goal: To execute and realize the goals of the company’s revenue development plan, including management of select fundraising events and managing donor/sponsor data and records.
Key responsibilities: The Revenue Development Coordinator will report to and work under the direct supervision of the General Manager in a hybrid work format (in person and remotely). The Revenue Development Coodinator will also work regularly with appropriate production & artistic team members as required, including the Bookkeeper, Patron Services, and Marketing Coordinators.
Due to the nature of the contract, some work and events will occur outside office hours, including evenings and weekends.
This contract is a hybrid remote/in person position. Due to the location of our office, performance and storage facilities in Scugog Township, the successful candidate must have access to independent, reliable transportation as relates to the contract requirements. There is limited public transportation available, but there is the possibility of a travel allowance, subject to the candidate's point of origin.
Tasks include the following (specifics will be referenced in the Revenue Plan):
Fundraising and Donor Management:
§  Develop and maintain excellent relationships with donors and volunteers by providing support through cultivation, donor servicing and stewardship activities and events;
§  Solicit significant donations from amongst our supporters and the community.
§  Provide information support to the General Manager regarding Board meetings and Board Development Committee requests;
§  Maintain up-to-date donor records using the company’s CRM, including tracking pledges and gifts, and processing payments from donors;
§  Collaborate with the company’s Bookkeeper to intake gifts, issue tax receipts, and reconcile revenue reports;
§  Draft donor correspondence, including invitations, thank you letters, and requests;
§  As determined, undertake research to identify prospective revenue sources for a variety of initiatives;
§  Review marketing materials to ensure appropriate donor recognition and adherence to contractual obligations.
§  Attend company events and receptions as required to develop relationships with donors and patrons.
Event Coordination: 
§  To help determine and then support the planning and execution of identified company fundraising events: including liaising with Board, securing vendors/suppliers, tracking event budgets, and working with volunteers.


The successful candidate must be legally entitled to work in Canada, under relevant provincial legislation and regulations, and possesses the following knowledge and skillsets: 
§  Highly motivated with excellent interpersonal skills
§  Strong time management and organizational skills
§  Superior oral and written communication skills
§  2-3 years working in fundraising and development in the not-for-profit sector, preferably including theatre. Or transferable experience working in an outbound sales role.
§  Ideally demonstrate familiarity with the not-for-profit and theatre sectors, and the charitable communities in Durham Region and the GTA
§  Knowledge of not-for-profit fundraising practices and principles
§  Experience with event coordination, including liaising with external vendors
§  Experience using general office software programs (Office Suite, Excel) and CRM software
§  A problem solver who can work both independently and across teams
§  An eye for implementing and improving upon organizational systems
  • Ability to work independently in a high energy, multi-task, creative environment
  • Able to work well with multiple team players and Theatre 3x60 personnel
  • Ability to represent and advocate for the organization and the sector.

Additional Info:

About Our Organization and Additional Details
Theatre on the Ridge (legal name: Theatre 3x60) is a collaborative, organization located in rural Scugog Township, Region of Durham approximately 1 hour norht east of Toronto. We have a strong belief in creating a brave, safe and positive work environment within the scope of the changing landscape of live theatre production, especially in the aftermath of the pandemic. We welcome individuals who can embrace the uncertainty of our times, be adaptive and remain flexible as we define the new normal for ourselves and strive to make an impact within our community. Please visit us at to learn more about our mission and values.
This is a contract position with no formal benefits package. We do offer flex time options, complimentary tickets, passionate people and a supportive rural community to work with.

“Theatre 3x60/Theatre on the Ridge is committed to diversity and inclusion in our hiring and recruitment practices, and encourage applications from culturally diverse persons, Indigenous persons, deaf persons and persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. We welcome applications from persons with disabilities to the extent possible with the physical spaces of our venues and requirements of the positions available."

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2023. Contract commences October 10, 2023 and ends April 30, 2024.
Please submit a cover letter and detailed resume in a single PDF, including relevant formal training and/or experience to the General Manager at Please include TOTR Rev Dev Coordinator in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, but will be contacting only those candidates required for an interview.

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