Coordinator, Development & Events

Canadian Film Centre, 2489 Bayview Avenue

Start Date
March 14, 2018

Reports to
Director, Partnerships & Events and Manager, Events

Application Deadline
February 20, 2018


Job Description

Job Title: Coordinator, Development & Events
Type: Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week
Start Date: March 14, 2018
Compensation: TBD
Reports to: Director, Partnerships & Events and Manager, Events
Location: Canadian Film Centre, 2489 Bayview Avenue


The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a charitable organization whose mission is to invest in and inspire the next generation of world-class Canadian content creators and entrepreneurs in the screen-based entertainment industry. A significant economic and cultural driver in Canada and beyond, CFC delivers a range of multi-disciplinary programs and initiatives in film, television, music, screen acting, and digital media, which provides industry collaborations, strategic partnerships, and business and marketplace opportunities for talent and participants. For more information, visit


Under the direction of the Director, Partnerships & Events, and Events Manager, the Coordinator, Development & Event’s duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support to Director, Partnerships & Events and Manager, Events
  • Train and support all incoming interns
  • Update and oversee CFC Volunteer Program alongside intern(s)
  • Assist on all CFC program-related, revenue generating and new events
  • Work alongside Director, Partnerships & Events to research and identify cash and in-kind sponsorship opportunities
  • Assist with creating proposals, presentations, campaign and stewardship materials for new and existing corporate donors
  • Assist with all marketing assets for CFC program-related and revenue generating events
  • Contribute to fulfillment of event sponsor benefits and deliverables
  • Assist with customizing and fulfilling corporate sponsor reports post-events
  • Prepare invoices and update A/R reporting for Development department
  • Support the Circle of Supporters (COS) Program’s advance screenings and events
  • Oversee all programs/departments invitations through our CRM database (Salesforce)
  • Administer the execution of tax receipt letters and receipts
  • Other activities as assigned


Required Skills:

  • Diploma or Certificate in Events Management
  • Event planning experience, preferably two to three years
  • Self-motivated and ability to set and achieve goals
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism
  • Strong verbal presentation, writing and marketing skills
  • Superior time management skills, multi-tasking abilities
  • Highly organized and detail oriented to manage event timelines and processes
  • A team player committed to ensuring the highest results
  • Proficiency with computer applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce (or similar database), Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat would be an asset

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to by Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and indicate “Coordinator, Development & Events” in the subject line.

The CFC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at

We thank all interested applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.