DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, located in Jupiter, Florida, seeks Director of Development (full time) to work with a solid donor base in an affluent environment. Must have a measurable track record of successful fundraising and a willingness to work in a fast-paced environment to plan and implement all fundraising activities including: grant writing, annual fund drives, planned giving, annual gala, “insider” events, and corporate sponsorships. Responsible to raise approximately $2.3 million annually, working with a staff of four. Requirements also include attending many evening events (in season only). Reports to Producing Artistic Director.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Design and implement a comprehensive development plan aligned with the organization’s strategic vision and goals, including plan to diversify and expand fundraising strategies.
  • Responsibility for department budget and forecasts for the year aligning all fundraising efforts with the strategic vision and annual budget; ensure goals are met within budget.
  • Develop and lead prospect identification efforts with goal to expand donor base; plan to include high-dollar individuals, foundations, corporate sponsors and government entities.
  • Forecast, track and evaluate the effectiveness of fundraising campaigns and activities.
  • Coordinate donor recognitions including signage, playbill listings, lobby monitors, and annual report.
  • Ensure excellent donor experience through prompt, accurate and courteous contact and customer service.
  • Work with Marketing to design and produce solicitation materials for annual fund drives, newsletters and website.
  • Prepare for future capital campaign to expand and renovate facility.

Knowledge, skills and abilities sought:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in marketing, business, development or non-profit management.
  • 5-7+ years of demonstrated, successful track record of accomplishment in all aspects of development (preferably in the performing arts arena), including fundraising, planned giving, and event execution.
  • Outstanding management and communication skills to mentor and motivate a results-oriented development team.
  • Thorough understanding of the not-for-profit world (preferably in the performing arts arena) and the fundraising skills and approaches that is successful in this environment.
  • Professional nature able to meet deadlines as well as quickly establish priorities.
  • Financial acumen to prepare budgets and understand financial reports.
  • Highly developed ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues to achieve common goals.
  • Confident, enthusiastic, creative, high energy, results-oriented professional with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Experience of web-based and social media as fundraising tools.
  • Skilled in executive presentations and proposals.
  • Prior experience with capital campaigns a plus.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic fast-paced environment; adaptable to change.
   

If you are eager to become part of a progressive and experienced management team, send cover letter and resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Resumes should be Word documents attached to e-mails only. EOE.   www.jupitertheatre.org.

 

 


 

Attention, energetic volunteers!

There are numerous and various volunteer positions available at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre year-round. Here is a brief description of some of them:

Bartenders: Form a team of 3-4 people, or become part of an established team, and sign up for a matinee or evening shift. No bartending experience? Don't worry, we'll train you!

Poster distribution: Volunteers distribute beautiful posters to the business community for each of our productions.

Wardrobe: Work backstage to help organize, alter, repair or create new costumes for main season and educational Conservatory shows. All levels of sewing skills useful. Come wee what happens "behind the seams!"

Ushers: Ushers are needed for matinee, evening and weekend performances as a member of a team.

Box office:  Extensive computer knowledge is not necessary, but if you can point and click, you're qualified!! What we do require is great customer service, a love of the theatre, and 4-8 hours per week (mostly nights and weekends). Training will be provided. If interested, please call Jay Johnson (Box Office Supervisor) or Shannon Murphy (Assistant Box Office Supervisor) at 561-575-2223 and ask for either one.

If you are interested in learning more about our volunteer program opportunities, please call:

Beverly Wiesler
(561) 972-6106