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Posted: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:10 AM


Single Carrot Theatre seeks an enthusiastic and charismatic Development Director to oversee the theatre’s annual fundraising goal of approximately $350,000 for its theatrical, education, and community programming, with an intent to increase revenue goals in future years. Funding sources will include individual donors, local and national foundations, and corporations.

The Development Director reports directly to the Managing Director and is responsible for all aspects of fundraising and stewardship of donors for Single Carrot Theatre. They will work directly with program staff to identify funding needs and to understand the use and impact of donors’ contributions. They will also collaborate closely with the Marketing Manager to design publications and programs to familiarize prospects and donors with Single Carrot’s goals, activities and impact, encourage investment in the theatre’s work, and recognize donors.

● Design and oversee a fundraising strategy and work plan to identify and cultivate prospects, solicit funds, and steward donors.
● Identify new prospects (individuals, foundations, and corporations).
● Prepare and/or oversee the preparation of all letters of inquiry, proposals, narrative and financial reports, appeals, acknowledgements, and related fundraising materials.
● Organize cultivation, fundraising, and/or stewardship events.
● Record contacts, fundraising activities, cultivation and solicitation results, and pledges and funds received in (Salesforce) database.
● Collaborate with artistic staff and ensemble members to identify funding needs and priorities and to track the impact of donors’ funds.
● Coordinate with communications staff to develop messaging and materials to support fundraising efforts.
● Prepare and present progress reports to staff and Development Committee.
● Report to the Single Carrot Board of Directors to assess progress, receive guidance, and elicit participation in cultivation and solicitation activities.
● Develop and manage a budget for development activities.
● Provide leadership as a member of the Single Carrot Theatre senior team and participate actively staff meetings and other organization-wide activities.

● Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree preferred.
● A minimum of three years professional arts fundraising or nonprofit executive leadership experience preferred.
● Excellent written and public speaking ability.
● Ability to develop and manage budgets and prepare financial reports.
● Experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite, as well as fundraising databases and CRMs such as Salesforce.

Singe Carrot Theatre is dedicated to creating equity and diversity in our organization. We encourage applications from candidates of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, nationalities, and physical abilities.

Full health care benefits available.



4-year degree


Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and any references to No phone calls please.

• Location: Baltimore

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