Annual Giving Manager, Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · Vancouver Art Gallery


The Vancouver Art Gallery seeks a creative and entrepreneurial individual to plan, execute, and manage an annual fund strategy and program for the Patron’s program and other annual donors. This position is responsible for managing an ambitious program to increase acquisition, improve renewal rates, implement innovative donor stewardship, and increase overall annual giving revenue.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the successful candidate will be a proactive, data-driven individual responsible for growing the Patron Program, the gallery’s largest annual giving program with fees ranging from $3,000 to $10,000. This group of art supporters are interested in greater and more rewarding participation with the Gallery and enjoy a range of curator-led programs including exhibition walkthroughs, in-depth looks at the permanent collection, studio and collection visits, and gallery talks. The Manager of Annual Giving is responsible for the full spectrum of the Patron program, and ensures that it effectively meets team and division goals while fully serving its supporters. The Annual Giving Manager will manage a portfolio of prospects and conduct visits to recruit new members and develop a robust pipeline for the Gallery’s major donor and planned giving programs.

As a key member of the Development team, he/she will be responsible for meeting annual fundraising targets, ensuring best practices in all development portfolios and a sound stewardship perspective in all initiatives.

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The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Art History or related field; 3-5 years of experience with non-profit fundraising preferably in a membership based organization; experience using Raiser’s Edge.

Please apply by Friday, August 30, using the link below. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Vancouver Art Gallery is committed to inclusivity, diversity, equity, and accessibility in reflecting and respecting the local and international community it serves.


Vancouver Art Gallery offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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