Please note: The Varley-McKay Foundation of Markham is the employer for this position. Please do not apply on-line. Applications must be emailed to FDauphinais@markham.ca on or before Sunday, June 7, 2020
Start and End Dates: Monday, July 6, 2020 – Friday, September 4, 2020 (9 weeks)
Number of Hours per Week: 30.00
Work schedule: Monday - Friday
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The Varley-McKay Art Foundation is seeking a Special Events Assistant to support the Development Officer in the planning and organization of online virtual fundraisers as well as the fourth annual fundraising gala, Rouge: Varley Gala, being held on Friday, October 16, 2020. The Special Events Assistant will provide administrative support to meet revenue targets while managing a budget through event marketing and promotions, sponsor, donor and patron communication, ticket sales, and coordinating in-kind and monetary gifts (tracking, scheduling delivery/pickup, ensuring accuracy and maintaining best practices on donor and sponsor relations).
The Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham serves to acquire a collection of art, objects and documentary material in respect of the collection, to provide support for the educational programs and activities of the Varley Art Gallery. The Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham generates, through donations, fund raising events (particularly Rouge: Varley Gala) and campaigns, funds to support the Varley Art Gallery and its programs. On an annual basis, the Varley welcomes 50,000 visitors which include members of the community who participate in tours, educational workshops, and professional development programs.
To be eligible, candidates must:
The Varley-McKay Art Foundation is committed to employment equity and building strength through diversity as per the City of Markham’s Diversity Action Plan. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates and encourage women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal peoples to apply.
Please do not apply on-line. To apply for this opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter to FDauphinais@markham.ca.