Job Opportunity: Development Coordinator, Membership And Annual Giving

One part-time position available.

The Polygon Gallery exhibits photography and media art, emphasizing contemporary Canadian work within the context of historical and international art. Operating as Presentation House Gallery for forty years, the organization has presented more than 300 exhibitions, earning a reputation as one of Canada’s most adventurous public art institutions.

The organization is now open as The Polygon Gallery in its greatly expanded, highly anticipated new facility at the foot of Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver, BC. It occupies a purpose-built space in a high-traffic location on the waterfront.

Applicants are invited for the newly-created position of Development Coordinator, Membership and Annual Giving. Reporting to the Senior Development Manager, this person will support The Polygon’s cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship needs for its Members and Annual Fund donors. The position is focused primarily on using the Raiser’s Edge database in effective and efficient ways to expand philanthropic support and visitor awareness, to advance The Polygon’s mission.

Duties and Responsibilities

Process Memberships and donations, including entering information into the Raiser’s Edge database, as well as producing tax receipts and Member fulfillment packages.

Ensure completion of regular data maintenance duties and collaborate with the Senior Development Manager to develop and maintain procedures that ensure the integrity of donor data.

Run queries and reports from the database.

Develop internal operating procedures and written end user instructions for Raiser’s Edge. Train and notify staff of changes to data entry and operational policies and procedures, and provide ongoing technical assistance.

Work closely with the Senior Development Manager to develop and implement strategies for meeting annual revenue targets for Membership and Annual Donations, including direct mail campaigns.

Assist with the implementation of Member promotions and special events.

Track and produce reports of daily revenue and attendance figures.

Other administrative duties as needed.


Minimum of three years proven experience with the Raiser’s Edge database or other fundraising database, ideally in a gallery, museum, cultural, tourism or hospitality environment.

Excellent attention to detail.

Excellent computer skills, including word processing and data entry.

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks.

Excellent verbal and writing skills.

Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Experience with the development and implementation of Membership and Individual Giving campaigns is an asset.

Work Schedule

Three days per week, with a fourth day on occasional weeks as required by The Polygon. Two days must fall between Monday and Wednesday, with the other day(s) flexible and to be determined upon discussion with the Senior Development Manager.

Application Process

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter in a single document to Andrea Jensen at Interviews with qualified candidates will begin immediately.

Position will be posted until filled. Only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

Experience The Polygon in the best way possible.

Members are among those who are closest to The Polygon’s work in the community and beyond. By contributing to a strong foundation of support, Members enjoy exclusive front-of-the-line privileges while helping to provide artists with a platform for their work, facilitate lifelong learning opportunities, and so much more.


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Visit the Polygon

101 Carrie Cates Court
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3J4

Situated on the unceded territories of the Skwxwú7mesh, Tsleil-Waututh, and xwməθkwəýəm Nations.

The Polygon Gallery continues the forty-year reputation of Presentation House Gallery in engaging the public with the most visionary artists of our time. A new waterfront landmark on Vancouver's North Shore, The Polygon offers a one-of-a-kind space to encounter contemporary visual art with a focus on photography.

Admission always by donation, courtesy of Slice 1