Full Time Opportunities

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Everyman Theatre’s core values are People, Community, and Excellence. The organization is deeply committed to cultivating an atmosphere in which every individual is valued and to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment at every level. We believe that joy should be in our work and are passionate about taking care of one another, having fun, and getting the job done with excellence (in that order!).

ADMINISTRATION JOBS

Director of Philanthropy

Based in Baltimore’s rising Downtown in the Bromo Arts District, Everyman Theatre seeks a driven, passionate, and positive fundraising leader who can both vision and execute strategic philanthropy through expert collaboration in the role of Director of Philanthropy.

Everyman Theatre is entering its 34th season producing top-notch local professional theatre featuring a Resident Company of Artists alongside a robust roster of Education programming serving students from PreK through adults. Everyman Theatre focuses on building theatre in Baltimore, hiring as many local artists and artisans as possible, and building or sourcing all production elements right in its Downtown home. Everyman Theatre is committed to producing with high artistic standards, encouraging lifelong learning through the artist within all of us, deep engagement with local students, and removing barriers to access to embody our name, Everyman Theatre.

The Director of Philanthropy will lead the design, development, and execution of a comprehensive growing philanthropy program at Everyman Theatre in alignment with the organization’s strategic priorities and patron loyalty approach. The Director of Philanthropy will plan, oversee, and implement all fundraising and philanthropy activities and will be charged with leading the organization’s philanthropy programs to higher levels of achievement including expanding the donor base, annual fund, and corporate giving, and developing a funding campaign. The Director of Philanthropy will not achieve the philanthropy goals and growth on their own, but must be effective in visioning, delegating, and inspiring their greater team of the Board, Managing & Artistic Directors, development staff, organization staff, and Resident Company to be ambassadors for organization-wide philanthropy.

The Director of Philanthropy will collaborate closely with the Managing Director, Director of Marketing & Communications, and Director of Education to establish, maintain, and increase the organization’s patron advancement strategies which are focused on communicating intentionally with individuals that engage with Everyman – whether a patron, donor, student, or any engagement combination. The organization is working with consulting firm TRG Arts to develop and implement tactics in alignment with these strategies.

The Director of Philanthropy will be a key member of the leadership team and will actively participate in organizational strategy to maintain, deepen, and develop patron, donor, and community engagement. The Director of Philanthropy reports to the Managing Director, works closely with both the Managing Director and Artistic Director to support and deliver fundraising efforts, and leads a current full-time team of three.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, lead, and execute a strategic fundraising plan for all Everyman Theatre annual giving (Board, individual, corporate, foundation, government, and events) to meet financial goals developed by the Director of Philanthropy in consultation with the Managing Director and approved by the Board. Establish metrics and provide regular updates to leadership.
  • Collaborate regularly with Director of Marketing & Communications and Director of Education to advance patrons across engagement type and actively contribute to shared tactics to increase patronage and giving at Everyman including stewardship and cultivation events, campaign design, communication tactics and segmentation, and benefits.
  • Lead and participate in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major donors and prospects, working closely with the Managing Director, Artistic Director, and Board to steward relationships resulting in major gifts, corporate philanthropy, foundation support, and government grants.
  • Manage and actively expand a portfolio of top donors and prospects. Ensure that every major donor and prospect has a clear strategy and timeline for cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation and that all interactions are recorded. Activate and support the Managing and Artistic Directors in stewardship and solicitation. Ensure quality stewardship of all donor types and gift levels.
  • Work with Managing Director to inspire a Board culture of philanthropy and patron advancement. Provide specific action items for Board Members to contribute to patron advancement planning.
  • Develop and execute a corporate giving program that encourages businesses to engage with Everyman through sponsorship, employee and client theatre attendance, and/or professional development opportunities in Everyman’s Education programs.
  • Develop relationships with foundation funders and prospects and oversee the grant application process to ensure that Everyman’s case for support is consistently clear and compelling.
  • Maintain awareness and develop relationships in all levels of government to effectively advocate for Everyman, Downtown, and the arts and to solicit grant and partnership opportunities.
  • Fully develop, launch, steward, and solicit for a Planned Giving program.
  • Work with a cross-departmental team to design, plan, and execute Everyman Theatre’s signature annual fundraising event, A Night for Baltimore. Oversee the fundraising for the annual event with the support of the Board, Managing and Artistic Directors.
  • Lead, motivate, and mentor the development team, ensuring that their work serves the mission of and fundraising plan for the theatre in an effective, unified, positive, and productive manner.
  • Maintain, strengthen, and frequently evaluate department processes to effectively advance patron loyalty and ensure that timely and personalized service is provided. Oversee the collection and storage of accurate and current customer data with Director of Marketing & Communications.
  • Prepare and lead the theatre in a fundraising campaign(s) by mapping out, staffing, and executing a campaign strategy to secure resources for the short and long-term sustainability of the theatre.
  • Represent Everyman Theatre in the community through attending local and regional cultural programs, lobbying and networking with elected officials, participating in local business networking events, and having a periodic presence with patrons at Everyman performances.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Possess positivity, creativity, initiative, confidence, and a contagious passion to embrace Everyman’s mission and core values of People, Community, Excellence and to take the Theatre’s philanthropy efforts to a new level with both vision and execution.
  • 5+ years of professional non-profit fundraising experience with demonstrated leadership. Significant knowledge in at least one area of: individual giving, major donor cultivation and solicitation, and/or corporate philanthropy. Experience in institutional giving, government relations, campaigns, fundraising event planning, and/or planned giving a plus.
  • Comfort speaking in large or small groups and individual conversations with an ability to passionately articulate the value and importance of local professional theatre, theatre education, and the vital role Everyman Theatre plays in the community and economy.
  • Exhibit an exceptional patron service mindset.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and build effective collaborations and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and an excitement to authentically relationship build in the community toward new and innovative means of engagement.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and transparently, problem solve, and collaborate across departments and mediums, and with individuals across cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Adept at positively and empathically managing others and oneself through competing priorities and guiding decision making to support fundraising goals with a recognition of capacity.
  • Ability to lead with solution-oriented, creative, and analytical thinking and to provide insight, constructive feedback, and suggestions to leadership.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets across shifting priorities and circumstances.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for anti-oppression practices with the willingness to uphold the Everyman CARES (Committee on Anti-racism, Equity, and Solidarity) practices and code of conduct and a vulnerability to learn and grow in these practices.
  • Experience in a CRM platform a plus (Everyman uses Patron Manager).
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of Baltimore City philanthropy a plus.
  • Passion for local arts and artists, live theatre performance, and arts education, and their role in community building.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

  • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and is expected to be in the range of $92,000 to the low $100s. This is a full-time exempt position.
  • Everyman Theatre provides 100% medical coverage for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance including both full premium coverage and full deductible coverage.
  • 401k plan with pre-tax contribution eligibility and 3% employer match after six months of service.
  • Paid time off includes vacation, holiday, sick, and personal days.
  • Everyman Theatre employees work onsite with flexibility for periodic remote and hybrid work.
  • Everyman Theatre employees receive complimentary and discounted tickets to performances and discounts to all classes for employees and families.

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter expressing why you are interested in this position and the unique qualifications you bring to the role along with resume to HR@everymantheatre.org and include “Director of Philanthropy” in the subject.

Director of Education

Based in Baltimore’s rising Downtown in the Bromo Arts District, Everyman Theatre seeks an imaginative and pragmatic leader who can aim high, dream big, and expertly collaborate in the role of Director of Education.

Everyman Theatre is entering its 34th season producing top-notch local professional theatre featuring a Resident Company of Artists alongside a robust roster of education and community programming serving students from PreK through adults. Everyman Theatre focuses on building theatre in Baltimore, hiring as many local artists and artisans as possible and building or sourcing all production elements right in our Downtown home.

The Education Department focuses on bringing arts education into our local schools, bringing local students into Everyman, enriching the patron experience beyond the performances on stage, encouraging lifelong learning with the artist within all of us, and removing barriers to access these experiences.

The Director of Education will work expertly both internally and externally to maintain and build upon existing programs and partnerships to expand Everyman’s reach with school, community, and business partners while maintaining focus on the organization’s strategic priorities and core values of people, community, and excellence.

The Director of Education fills a key role in the leadership team of Everyman and will participate in organizational strategy to maintain, deepen, and develop community and patron engagement. The Director of Education reports to the Managing Director, works closely with both the Managing Director and Artistic Director to ensure mission-alignment in education programming, and leads a full-time team of two as well as apprentices and teaching artists.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the effective development, administration, analysis, and performance of all Education and Community Programming. Current programs include the flagship High School Matinee program, Classes for All Ages, Creative Journeys Residency Program for both in-school and after-school partnerships, Teen Theatre Night (TNT), Childcare Matinee, Cast Conversations, Encore! theatre engagement for at-risk youth, internships & apprenticeships, and summer camp.
  • Maintain and deepen relationships with existing community partners and actively work to identify, cultivate, and steward relationships with potential community partners to authentically expand the organization’s meaningful presence in the community we reside in.
  • Build upon relationships in the educational community to enhance Everyman’s reach in schools across the greater Baltimore region.
  • Work across the organization to plan, message, and implement programming collaboratively and effectively, with a mindfulness toward organization, individual department, and student needs.
  • Foster a safe and supported student experience for all programming, including ensuring compliance with all child protection policies and public safety regulations.
  • Develop education curriculum for early childhood, youth, and adult classes across all programs.
  • Work with Marketing Department to develop and implement a comprehensive and timely strategy for messaging and promoting programs to include collateral design, advertising mediums and locations, timings, website updates, ticketing, and press opportunities. Actively provide content, updates, and testimonials on programming for organizational messaging and funding opportunities.
  • Create, track, and effectively manage the department budget, to include both expenses and earned revenue. Provide regular updates to Managing Director on sales, expenses, and strategy.
  • Oversee the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, and management of education staff and teaching artist roster.
  • Proactively plan for strategic growth in departmental programs. Make recommendations to leadership based on analysis of existing programs, community impact, organization effectiveness, and departmental capacity to drive impact.
  • Demonstrate and represent the work of Everyman CARES (Committee on Anti-Racism, Equity, and Solidarity) by creating external messaging and internal procedures that are grounded in our code of conduct with an eye toward cultivating an anti-racist, healing-oriented organization.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 3 years (5 years preferred) of professional experience as a teaching artist, classroom teacher, or in arts education. Leadership experience in a nonprofit organization a plus. Experience with and/or knowledge of the Baltimore City Public School system a plus.
  • Experience in developing curriculum, facilitating workshops or classes for diverse student populations, and collaborating with educators.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, respectfully, and transparently, to problem solve, and to collaborate across departments and mediums, and with individuals across cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Comfort with public speaking and an ability to articulate the value and importance of theatre education in both school and community settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective community collaborations and partnerships.
  • Knowledge of protocols and procedures for both private and public schools and working with youth.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets and revenue goals across shifting priorities and circumstances. Experience in database and list management in a CRM platform a plus (Everyman uses Patron Manager).
  • Relentless curiosity with the ability to productively question existing systems and engage in solution-oriented, creative, and analytical thinking.
  • Positive leader with the ability to empathically manage others and oneself through competing priorities.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for anti-oppression practices with the willingness to uphold the Everyman CARES (Committee on Anti-racism, Equity, and Solidarity) practices and code of conduct and a vulnerability to learn and grow in these practices.
  • Passion for arts education, the performing arts, and their role in community building.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION:

  • The Director of Education is a full-time exempt position with a starting salary of $68,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Everyman Theatre provides 100% medical coverage for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance including both full premium coverage and full deductible coverage.
  • 401k plan with pre-tax contribution eligibility and 3% employer match after six months of service.
  • Paid time off includes vacation, holiday, sick, and personal days.
  • Everyman Theatre employees work onsite with flexibility for periodic remote and hybrid work.
  • Everyman Theatre employees receive complimentary and discounted tickets to performances and discounts to all classes for employees and families.

TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter expressing why you are interested in this position and the unique qualifications you bring to the role along with resume to HR@everymantheatre.org and include “Director of Education” in the subject.


Everyman Theatre is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and is committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at Everyman are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. Every application will receive equal consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, familial or parental status, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or genetics.

Everyman seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse, inclusive, and equitable work environment.  We encourage applicants from populations underrepresented in the theatre field, and applicants without theatre backgrounds, to apply.

ABOUT EVERYMAN:

Everyman is a professional theatre celebrating the actor, with an award-winning Resident Company of artists from the Baltimore/Washington, DC area. The theatre is dedicated to engaging through a shared experience between actor and audience seeking connection and emotional truth in performance. Everyman is committed to serving Baltimore through its robust Education and Community Engagement Programs including the High School Matinee Program and Lifelong learning initiatives, having served ages ranging from 3 to 93. Everyman CARES (Committee on Anti-Racism, Equity, and Solidarity) is an active committee of Staff and Board dedicated to reviewing all facets of the organization and implementing meaningful change.

With an annual budget of about $6million, Everyman’s robust theatrical offerings and innovative education and community programming engages audiences and students of all ages with the mission to be a theatrical home for all.