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TIFA’s production team works on the 2021 Festival

There has never been a more exciting time to join the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) team. As Canada’s largest and longest-running literary festival, we continue to adapt our creative programmes to changing times, capturing innovative and enlightening conversations on stage and online.

Current Opportunities


Development Officer, Grants & Government Relations

Reporting to: Director & Deputy Director
Type of Employment: full-time contract (35 hours/week)
Application deadline: July 13, 2022

We are currently seeking a driven, strategic, passionate and goal-oriented Development Officer, Grants & Government Relations to effectively manage TIFA’s fund development strategy as it relates to grants and government funding (municipal, provincial, federal, and international). This role works in a consulting manner with the leadership team on strategic implementation, budgeting, forecasting and goal setting. Additionally, it maintains long-term stakeholder relations, building new partnerships and raising awareness about TIFA’s innovative and unique programming and organizational success.

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TIFA and Harbourfront Centre are equal opportunity employers, committed to diversity and inclusiveness in our teams, creative communities, programmes and services. We invite qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

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