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FULL TIME

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

The Director of Development leads and oversees all aspects of the fundraising process at Everyman Theatre. This position is a vital member of the senior staff and is responsible for raising roughly half of the Theatre’s annual operating budget from individual, foundation, government and corporate sources to support the Theatre’s acclaimed productions, education programming and community engagement initiatives.

The Development Director serves as a key liaison between board, staff, and donors, and must coalesce the fundraising strategies necessary to implement leadership’s vision. This position is ideal for an energetic, tenacious and ambitious development professional who is eager to find creative solutions to challenges, reach for ambitious goals, and cultivate successful philanthropic relationships for a beloved Baltimore cultural institution.

The Director of Development reports to the Managing Director with a dotted-line relationship to the Founding Artistic Director.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILTIES:
  • Serve as the lead in maintaining and growing Everyman Theatre’s base of individual and institutional support by:
    • Developing a clear and compelling written case for support
    • Building a responsive operation grounded in sound fundraising strategies that will generate understanding and support for that case among constituencies
    • Planning and executing all fundraising efforts in both a supervisory and hands-on capacity
  • Lead and motivate a development staff of two (Institutional Giving Manager and Development Assistant), board committees and volunteers to build the Theatre’s fundraising capacity.
  • Work as a close and trusted partner to the Managing Director and Founding Artistic Director in evaluating, envisioning, and executing the way the Theatre fundraises.
  • Identify and cultivate new prospective donors, Board members, sponsors and community partners while stewarding and managing existing relationships.
  • Forecast, track, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of campaigns, departmental budgets, as well as the annual and long-range development plan.
  • Establish a sustainable major gift-focused fundraising culture that is seamlessly integrated into the organization’s artistic and community programming and marketing initiatives.
  • Oversee acknowledgment efforts and maintain impeccable records to maximize institutional memory and ensure contributions are appropriately reported, recorded and acknowledged.
  • Manage fundraising and cultivation events from concept to execution; coordinating vendors, invitations, guests and all the details that ensure a successful program.
  • Work collaboratively with the Marketing department and organization Directors as well as contracted designers and vendors to design and create successful fundraising collateral and messaging.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
  • At least five years of fundraising leadership experience, preferably in a performing arts institution or other environment of similar complexity that is of comparable size or larger.
  • A proven track record of growing funding support in previous institutions, including a strong and documented record of personal fundraising solicitation and stewardship, grant-writing and corporate sponsorship accomplishment.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management abilities. An attention to detail is a must.
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written, and an ability to interface with constituents from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds; bringing energy and leadership to all aspects of fundraising and “friend”-raising.
  • Ability to work productively and collaboratively across all departments, promote teamwork, accept constructive criticism and implement effective problem-solving.
  • Strong understanding of and respect/appreciation for the artistic vision is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to extract and analyze data to make effective, efficient decisions about program strategy and process.
  • Knowledge of Baltimore’s fundraising landscape a plus.
  • A bachelor’s degree

This position is full time with benefits and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. The position requires some non-traditional hours for occasional evening meetings, events and donor cultivation opportunities.

Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit the following to jobs@everymantheatre.org: a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references.


DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

The Development Assistant is a crucial part of a three-person Development team that is responsible for raising nearly half of the organization’s budget annually. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is eager to join a fast-paced fundraising team and is ready to hit the ground running.  

The Development Assistant reports to the Development Director and also to the Managing and Artistic Directors as needed to provide administrative support around Board and fundraising initiatives.  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Donor Management and Database Infrastructure  

  • Expert knowledge in Excel  
  • Ability to demonstrate discretion with confidential records
  • Provide phone & email support, responding to donor inquiries in a pleasant and customer-service oriented manner  
  • Maintain accurate recording of donor information using database, PatronManager:
    • Process donations and pledge forms from donors and submit reports to General Manager o Receive, organize and document all in-kind and monetary gifts
    • Process donation acknowledgments, thank-you letters and pledge forms to be signed by the appropriate person(s) and send in timely manner
    • Generate and build data reports as needed for Development Director
    • Create and modify templates for acknowledgment letters to donors
    • Maintain and track Board of Directors giving & major gifts reports

 Administrative Support

  • Provide general administrative support to Development Director, Managing Director and Artistic Director
  • Assemble donor, volunteer and/or board packets for meetings and events
  • Take minutes at meetings and upload to website as needed 

Event Planning Support

  • Assist with all fundraising events (includes donor cultivation events, receptions, and the annual gala):
  • Manage and coordinate volunteer schedules and duties
  • Create and maintain RSVP list of guests
  • Assist with set-up and breakdown of event space
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS 
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • Scrupulous attention to detail
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • High level of ownership, follow-through, accountability and initiative
  • Problem-solving orientation 
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written, along with listening skills
  • Experience with customer-service/fundraising database
  • Experience with data tracking and reporting
  • 2+ years in administrative role preferred 

This position is full time with benefits and requires some off-peak hours for evening meetings and events. Salary is commensurate with experience. Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit the following to jobs@everymantheatre.org: a letter of interest, resume, and 3 references. We will not contact references without your knowledge.


EDUCATION PROGRAM MANAGER

The Education Program Manager functions as a critical member of the Education Department. This position is an exciting addition to the Education staff and is responsible for managing and maintaining a wide variety of tasks related to Everyman’s existing education programs. 

This position is ideal for an energetic, independent and innovative arts administrator and educator who is capable and thrives in wearing multiple theatrical hats. He/She will function as the first point of contact for the Education department. He/She will manage and maintain day-to-day administrative responsibilities connected to programming, run the internship and apprentice program, and engage students in the High School Matinee Program in the classroom as an educator.

This position reports directly to the Director of Education.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manages recruitment, coordination, and implementation of Internship and Apprentice Program.
  • Maintains day-to-day administrative backbone of department.
  • Coordinates High School Matinee with community partners and supports assessment and information gathering for Development efforts.
  • Teaches in High School Matinee Program pre-show workshops for each production and facilitates artist conversations with students in post-show classroom visits.
  • Demonstrates clear and professional communication with all education constituents from parents, to teachers, to students of all ages.
  • Assists in preparation of all class materials on-site and off-site.
  • Manages registration intake and expense tracking.
  • Supports curriculum and program development for in-school residency program serving students K-5 and lesson planning for high school matinee program for grades 9-12.
  • Functions as Education representative at fairs, festivals, on-site programming, and Theatre Night for Teens.
  • Collaborates on strategic growth initiatives for the department.
  • Spearheads designated education marketing campaigns working closely with staff and volunteers to promote programming.
  • Coordinate and innovate within workshop program.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
  • At least 2-3 years of previous administrative or education based work experience.
  • Teaching or Teaching Artist experience a must
  • Curriculum development experiences a bonus.
  • Shared philosophical values inherent in Everyman Theatre’s mission
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively promoting teamwork, accepting constructive criticism and implementing effective problem-solving.
  • Ability to manage projects, organize and complete complex tasks and prioritize multiple assignments and deliver on a timely basis
  • Ability to interact with the diverse constituents in age, background, and role to the departments as parents, students, donors, teachers, and key community partners.
  • Must have valid driver's license and a car.

This position is a full-time salaried position in the mid- 30's with benefits. The position will require non-traditional hours for occasional evening classes, events and cultivation opportunities. 

Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit the following to jobs@everymantheatre.org: a letter of interest, resume, and references. Subject line to read: YOUR NAME, Education Program Manager Application


PART TIME

EDUCATION APPRENTICE

The Education Apprentice functions as a critical member of the Education Department. This position is a part-time position designed to learn, grow, and contribute as an arts educator and administrator.

This position is ideal for a focused and passionate young professional seeking next level experience, open to growth, able to integrate and retain new information, energetic, and proactive. This apprenticeship is ideal for a recent graduate eager to pursue a career in education, arts administration, and theatre.

This position reports directly to the Director of Education but works closely with the Lead Teaching Artist and Education Program Manager.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assists in High School Matinee Program working towards teaching independently.
  • Assists in In-School Residency Program serving K-8 grade working towards teaching independently.
  • Official Everyman Theatre substitute teaching artist.
  • Assists in On-Site class serving students K-8 grade working towards teaching independently.
  • Assists in Summer Camp Program.
  • Mentors High School Internship Candidates and works closely on new initiative for high school populations.
  • Represents Everyman Education at fairs, festivals, and TNT: Theatre Night for Teens.
  • Contributes to the Play Guide for each production.
  • Preps materials for class experiences.
  • Manages correspondences on designated projects for the Education Department.
  • Contributes to assessment evaluation for High School Matinee Program.
  • Works on long term research projects for the department.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.
 QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:
  • Shared philosophical values inherent in Everyman Theatre’s mission
  • Prior experience working with children of any age a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively promoting
  • Demonstrates collaborative skills, accepts constructive criticism and implements effective problem-solving.
  • Ability to interact with the diverse constituents in age, background, and role to the departments as parents, students, donors, teachers, and key community partners.
  • Must have valid driver's license and a car.
BENEFITS:
  • Weekly Transportation stipend.
  • Access to all Everyman Theatre production processes.
  • Provided invaluable professional development by entire Education Department.
  • Offered special ticket offers to area theatres, networking opportunities, and professional development opportunities within the Everyman Theatre staff.
  • Flexible enough to provide space for other professional or artistic opportunities beyond commitment to Apprenticeship.
COMMITMENT

Between 20-30 hours per week
Early June 2017-May 31, 2018
3 Weeks Off TBD

TO APPLY
Submit letter of interest, resume, and 3 references to education@everymantheatre.org. Subject line to read: YOUR NAME, Education Apprentice Application

Everyman Theatre is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse environment and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. Individuals from populations underrepresented in the theatre field are strongly encouraged to apply.


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