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Director of Development

Company: Red Mountain Theatre
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Summary of Position: The Director of Development is responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all contributed support (both cash and in-kind) for Red Mountain Theatre in accordance with budget goals for each fiscal season. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and oversight of development department staff
  • Direct and implement maintenance of donor records electronically and in physical files
  • Strategically plan and follow through with solicitations, structuring sponsorships/memberships, and/or recognition to achieve maximum support level from all donor categories (foundation, corporation, individual, and government)
    • Implement sponsorship packages and other recognition (program ads, website listings, signage, curtain speech, etc.) as desired by the donor
    • Provide oversight, guidance, and direction for Dress Circle Society Board of Directors' volunteer functions - special events/functions, membership recruitment & renewal, hospitality of out-of-town artists, membership communication, production, and other volunteer duties
    • Implement, in coordination with the Managing Director and Executive Director, fundraising/Black Tie and donor engagement events throughout the season
    • Strategically plan and implement donor stewardship, engaging other departments as needed - cards from actors & RMTC students, sponsor gifts, Donor Lounge, etc.
    • Coordinate with finance department to identify and manage pledge fulfillment
    • Assist in budget creation alongside Executive Director, Managing Director & CFO
    • Work in conjunction with Executive Director and Board Nominating Committee to recruit and engage Board of Directors
    • Identify, submit, and follow up on grant requests to local and national foundations
    • Other Duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications:
      • 5+ years of professional experience
      • Bachelors or higher college degree
      • Self-starter with strong teamwork skills
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, and implementation skills
      • Impeccable attention to detail and highly organized Preferred Qualifications:
        • 8+ years of professional fundraising experience
        • Experience with Patron Manager/Salesforce database
        • Experience with grant writing

Keywords: Red Mountain Theatre, Birmingham , Director of Development, Accounting, Auditing , Birmingham, Alabama

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