San Francisco, CA 94123
Director of Development
Magic Theatre, a nationally recognized 50-year-old San Francisco not-for-profit, specializes in the development and production of new plays and provides a rigorous artistic home allowing innovative writers to create a body of work over time.
Magic Theatre seeks an experienced and dynamic Director of Development to lead a comprehensive fundraising effort. Responsibilities include increasing individual philanthropic support for the theatre, participating as a key player in Magic’s capital campaign, and developing and executing strategies to success that are consistent with Magic’s values and mission. This position has direct responsibility for individual giving; managing/coordinating Fall and Spring Appeals; Magic’s annual Gala fund raising event; and donor cultivation, relations, and steward ship.
The Director of Development works in tandem with Magic’s Artistic Director, Managing Director, Board of Trustees, Manager of Institutional Giving, and Development Associate.
ABOUT MAGIC THEATRE
Now in its 50th year of continuous operation, San Francisco’s Magic Theatre is dedicated to creative risk: we produce bold, entertaining, and ideologically robust new plays that ask substantive questions about, and reflect the rich diversity of, the world in which we live. Magic believes that demonstrating faith in a playwright’s vision by providing a safe yet rigorous artistic home; where a full body of work can be imagined, developed, and produced; allows writers to thrive. By cultivating the dramatic canon’s vanguard voices and expanding access to new theater-goers, we ensure the future vibrancy of the American theatre. For more information see http://magictheatre.org/get-involved/director-development.
Deep love of and passion for the arts, entrepreneurial spirit, and thorough knowledge of the art and science of development. Team player, able to work collaboratively with Magic staff and Trustees; flexible enough to change course and/or priorities when necessary; proven track record in fundraising.
· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
· Five years non-profit development experience, including annual giving campaigns.
· Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
· Competency in relevant computer programs and applications
· Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Additional requirements at http://magictheatre.org/get-involved/director-development.