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Director of Development

Post Date: Jun 6, 2019

PTC seeks a Director of Development who will create a positive, optimistic, and practical fundraising environment, and will ensure that effective systems and procedures are in place for all development functions, including: donor cultivation and recognition, fundraising events, direct mail and online solicitations, delivery of donor benefits, reporting requirements, recording and acknowledging contributions, and prospect research and management.

The Director of Development will be an excellent oral and written communicator.  They will ensure timely and appropriate correspondence with all stakeholders, and will be able to communicate PTC’s mission and vision as a convincing case for support.  They will lead the production of high quality written and electronic requests for support, and have a proven track record of successful grant funding.  They will also identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated success with fundraising campaigns for a nonprofit institution on a similar scale (budget of at least $3M), including major gifts.  They will value data and technology, and be highly motivated to fully leverage PTC’s Tessitura database. 

The Director of Development reports jointly to the Managing Director and Producing Artistic Director, and manages the Associate Director of Development.

PTC is a leading regional theater company that produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theatre focused on the American experience.  We are a LORT D theatre with a budget of approximately $3.5M in our 45th season.

PTC is an equal opportunity employer, and we are especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity of our organization and who embrace our stated core values: to be ambitious, joyful, and flexible, and act with integrity and care.  We aim to be an organization where a mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and create their best work. 

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Please email cover letter and resume to employment@philatheatreco.org with Director of Development in the subject line. No phone calls.

PTC is an equal opportunity employer, and we are especially interested in applicants who contribute to the diversity of our organization and who embrace our stated core values: to be ambitious, joyful, and flexible, and act with integrity and care.  We aim to be an organization where a mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and create their best work. 

PTC recruits, employs, trains, and compensates regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.