Thursday, December 20, 2012
Job Openings -- The Shakespeare Theatre Company
JOBS The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a workforce made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. Diversity enriches our work environment and our stage productions. It invigorates the services we provide to the community. Therefore, the Shakespeare Theatre Company strives to increase accessibility for all segments of the community, both to join the organization and to grow professionally within. Please submit resume below OR email cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Available positions include: Development Director of Foundation and Government Relations Corporate Giving Manager Marketing Teleservices Associates (part time- evenings and weekends) Director of Foundation and Government Relations APPLY--http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/contact/job_application.aspx?position=Director%20of%20Foundation%20and%20Government%20Relations The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks a Director of Foundation and Government Relations (DFGR) to develop and execute the annual strategic fundraising plan for foundation and government giving. Duties include but are not limited to: creating and writing proposals, applications and letters of inquiry to national, regional and local foundations and federal, state and city government agencies; conducting research into current, past and prospective funders; developing cultivating relationships with representatives of foundation & government funders; and raising approximately 25% of the annual fundraising budget. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors degree in Communications or related field, and at least 5-7 years of grant writing experience. Preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the arts. The DFGR must be an excellent writer, very detail-oriented, diplomatic and organized with a strong ability to effectively communicate details to other staff members and STC management in a timely manner. This position supervises STC staff and participates in development events while maintaining a high level of style and customer service. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required, experience with Tessitura preferred. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter with three references above. No phone calls please. The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a workforce made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. Corporate Giving Manager APPLY--http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/contact/job_application.aspx?position=Director%20of%20Foundation%20and%20Government%20Relations The Shakespeare Theatre Company, in Washington DC, seeks a motivated and dedicated individual to manage and execute a strategic fundraising plan for corporate giving. The Corporate Giving Manager is integral to the Company's corporate sponsorship and philanthropic giving initiatives, including research, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate donors for production sponsorship, education and outreach programs, the Free For All, the Annual Gala, Will on the Hill and other projects. This position reports to the Director of Corporate Giving. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, interact well with people, and handle high-pressure situations with diplomacy and tact. Ability to coordinate and execute special events/corporate meetings preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required and at least 2 years related experience in both sponsorship and arts fundraising is recommended. Knowledge of Shakespeare and classic theatre is helpful. Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Some evenings and weekends required. To apply, please submit resume and cover letter with three references above. No phone calls please. The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a workforce made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. Teleservices Associates APPLY--http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/contact/job_application.aspx?position=Teleservices%20Associate If you love great theatre and have sales experience . . . .. we have a great part time job for you that rewards you with hourly pay, commissions, bonuses and free tickets! The Shakespeare Theatre Company performing at the Lansburgh Theatre and Sidney Harman Hall in Downtown Washington DC, the nation’s foremost classical theatre, is currently seeking energetic, articulate theatre lovers for our current sales and fundraising campaigns. Join DC’s finest performing arts sales and fundraising team and call from our Capitol Hill administrative offices, conveniently located just 2 blocks from the Eastern Market Metro stop on 8th Street Southeast. Relaxed professional atmosphere, 12 to 20 hours per week earning $9 to $15 /hr, and of course free tickets to all STC productions. This is a great opportunity for you to provide fun and rewarding support to one of DC’s leading arts institutions. Please call 202-547-3230 x2345 for more information. Please specify where you saw the ad and your availability. The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a work force made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. The Shakespeare Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Shakespeare Theatre Company to employ individuals without regard to gender, race, age, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor made unlawful under applicable fair employment laws. In accordance with such laws, reasonable accommodations are made for persons with disabilities.