PlayMakers is seeking a Director of Development to lead the efforts of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s (PRC) and the Department of Dramatic Art’s (DDA) to secure external funding from individual donors, foundations, and corporations for its programs and works to establish and achieve financial goals. The position coordinates prospecting and fundraising efforts with the Arts and Sciences Foundation team and reports both to the PRC Managing Director and the Associate Dean and Senior Director at the Arts and Sciences Foundation.
Candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year of professional-level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience. Successful candidates will have the experience, maturity, and judgment needed to provide evidence-based guidance to staff, proven success in securing large contributions from individual donors, a high comfort-level interacting with senior level executives and people of wealth, and a fearless but smart in the ability to ask for gifts and to position others to ask for gifts, among other qualifications. Experience in higher education fundraising and in fundraising for a theater or arts organization strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred.
Application Deadline: September 17, 2018