Director of Development
Beck Center for the Arts seeks an experienced and dynamic individual to join us in the role of Director of Development.
As a member of a six-person management team, the Director of Development is responsible for developing, implementing and managing a comprehensive development program to maximize contributed income in support of the mission of Beck Center for the Arts. Major components of the program include fundraising from individuals, corporations, foundations, and government; donor relations and stewardship; development systems, and communications. Leading a team of volunteers and staff, in partnership with the President & CEO, the Director of Development is responsible for completing the remaining 25% of a $6.7M capital campaign Creating Our Future during 2022.
The ideal candidate would be a highly organized, detail-oriented and energetic person with five-plus years of development leadership experience, a proven track record of fundraising and relationship-building, and preferably some capital campaign experience. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, high-level interpersonal skills, including tact and diplomacy. An affinity for arts and education is a must.
We offer a fun and flexible working environment with a unique arts and education mission. Full-time, competitive pay and institutional perks. To apply in confidence, please send your resume and salary requirements to Lucinda.firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
ORGANIZATIONAL “NORTH STAR”:
Beck Center for the Arts welcomes and engages every individual who shares the goal of enhancing the human spirit through arts experiences. We believe in the transforming and transcending power of the arts, the strength of collaboration, an inclusive and safe environment, and diversity as an essential component in all we do. We are committed to continuous learning for deeper understanding of equity and inclusion, using this understanding to create an environment that connects all people, communities, and cultures through the arts.
Learn more about us at www.beckcenter.org – Beck Center for the Arts is one of Northeast Ohio’s largest cultural and performing arts organizations. Each year, we provide professional theater performances and high-quality arts education for over 60,000 patrons and students throughout a five-county region. We are more than a non-profit organization that combines professional theater with arts education. We create art experiences. Beck Center for the Arts is committed to creating an arts experience that is as individual as the people we serve with eclectic performances to suit many tastes, education opportunities for all ages and abilities, community outreach and free exhibitions.
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