The Old Globe
San Diego, CA 92101
The Old Globe seeks a skilled and experienced writer for the position of Senior Grant Writer for this renowned regional theatre in San Diego’s beautiful Balboa Park. With a budget of $29 million, the Tony Award-winning Old Globe is a recognized leader among American regional theatres. Known for producing a broad range of work from Shakespeare and the classical repertoire to world premiere musicals and plays, the Globe annually produces 15 productions on its three stages, plus a “Globe for All” touring program that performs in community venues throughout San Diego County.
Reporting to the Deputy Director of Development, the Senior Grant Writer is responsible for managing all aspects of grant proposals to foundation and government funders, including identification, research, cultivation, proposal development, writing, reporting, and stewardship. The Senior Grant Writer oversees other grants personnel and interns. We seek a motivated, positive, and mature writer who is adept at storytelling, preferably with experience in grant writing at an arts organization. Interest in and passion for theatre is a must. The successful candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communication skills; write clearly, concisely, and compellingly; understand the power of visual communication; and enjoy working with donors and building new relationships. The successful candidate must be able to develop budgets and will manage projects from conception to completion.
Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Tessitura a plus. Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for business use. Must be able to pass a background check. Full-time position with benefits including 401(k).
The Old Globe is committed to fostering a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion in all areas of our operation, therefore we strongly encourage applications from populations underrepresented in the theatre field. Multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply. Send cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to HR@TheOldGlobe.org.