Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
October 1, 2018
Commensurate with Experience
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, a national center for the production, presentation, development and study of American Theater, seeks candidates for its Foundation Relations Manager position.
The Foundation Relations Manager raises funds from foundations and government sources for Arena’s Annual Fund, as well as for Special Projects and the Ovation Campaign by preparing grant proposals, related follow-up, and reporting; providing donor support; generating new sources of funding through research and cultivation; and assisting in department-wide coordination of fundraising efforts. The Foundation Relations Manager is responsible for approximately $1,000,000 annually in contributed revenue and will work with the Development Department Leaders to draft and implement a plan for growth over the next 3 years. Other duties as assigned.
Successful Foundation Relations Manager candidates will have a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years of relevant experience including writing grants and/or business plans, excellent writing and organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously, the ability to relate well to donors, including great phone manner and personal presentation skills, must possess the ability to work independently and to produce work on deadline.
About Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater
Arena Stage is alive as a center for American Theater in our nation’s capital with productions, diverse and innovative works from around the country and the nurturing of new plays. Our focus is on American artists. We produce and present all that is passionate, exuberant, profound, deep and dangerous in the American spirit. We explore issues from the past, present and future that reflect America’s diversity and challenges. These are voiced through the productions we create, the work we develop, the presentations that move beyond our stages and community and education programs that engage artists, students and audiences.