Western Development Museum


is seeking a



We are looking for a Fundraising Specialist who is responsible for generating revenue for the WDM through fundraising initiatives and deepening engagement with current and potential donors and members.


The Fundraising Specialist will be responsible for the following:

·     Developing and implementing comprehensive strategic fundraising plans that addresses philanthropic goals, prospect identification and research, donor cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and recognition.

·     Developing and implementing campaign strategies, priorities and objectives that support philanthropic initiatives such as annual campaigns, sponsorship, major gifts, capital campaigns and legacy giving.

·     Researching, identifying and qualifying new donors while regularly updating prospect pipelines for corporate, foundation and individual giving.

·     Assisting in planning, promoting, and implementing fundraising events and initiatives.

·     Researching and developing funding proposals for charitable foundations, corporate charitable funds, granting agencies and service clubs. Align grant applications to meet WDM strategic priorities.

·     Building meaningful relationships with donors, prospects, members, and volunteers and assist in initiatives aimed at deepening engagement with current donors, volunteers and members.


The successful candidate for Fundraising Specialist will:

  •       Have CFRE designation and a minimum of 2-3 years of fundraising experience.
  •       Have experience working in museum, heritage or other cultural organizations.
  •       Be an excellent communicator who can effectively build relationships internally and externally.
  •       Engage with the community, including local organizations, businesses and service clubs.


A detailed job description outlining duties, accountabilities and working conditions can be found here. The salary range for this position is $49,400 - $57,278 per year. The work schedule is 72 hours per 2-week pay period.


The WDM provides a substantial benefits package with paid sick leave benefits as well as employer paid health and dental benefits. WDM employees belong to the Public Employees Pension Plan with employee contributions being matched by the employer.


We aspire to represent Saskatchewan’s diversity in all aspects of the WDM. We want people to see themselves and their histories reflected in our spaces and to create opportunities for engagement, learning and building empathy within the communities we serve.


If you’re interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and a cover letter to careers@wdm.ca

Applications must be received by April 10, 2023.

 The WDM welcomes everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in the museum and heritage field.  If you require accommodations to apply for this position, please contact Breanne at 306-934-1400 or by email at careers@wdm.ca.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, we will only be contacting selected applicants