Job Openings

10.30.14

CAREER OPPORTUNITY: DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Development Associate
Department: Development + Communications
Reports to: Director of Development + Communications

Position Summary
The Development Associate is responsible for all administrative aspects of development.

Scope and Impact
Reporting to the Director of Development + Communications, the Development Associate plays an important role by providing administrative support to the Development + Communications Office, participating in all fundraising activities including donor and public relations, direct mail appeals and special events.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence.
  • Using Raiser’s Edge database:
    • Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files.
    • Create monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed.
    • Continually update and correct database records.
    • Track tax credit donations in the database and keep a file for each tax credit donor.
  • Campaign support:
    • Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate and foundation donors.
    • Conduct research to identify the goals, net worth, history of charitable donations or other data related to potential individual donors.
  • Coordinate productions and mailing of spring and year-end appeal letters.
  • Assist with communication activities as required.
  • Coordinate volunteers for all member-related donor events.
  • Handle all administrative details associated with the Board and Committees (i.e. prepare and distribute notices, agendas, minutes, etc).
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development + Communications.

Preparation and Knowledge

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative position, preferably in a not-for-profit development office.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Raiser’s Edge Database management experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Salary:
Commensurate with experience.

How to apply:
Submit a resume and cover letter to:

CulturalDC
Attn: Development Associate Position
916 G St NW
Washington, DC 20001
or
hr@culturaldc.org

Deadline:
Open until position is filled.

08.20.14

CAREER OPPORTUNITY: SOURCE FESTIVAL ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

CulturalDC, a non-profit organization dedicated to making space for art, is accepting applications for the position of Source Festival Associate Producer. This part-time contract position collaborates with the Source Festival production team to present a three-week Festival of new work (June 5-28, 2015). This position reports to the Source Festival Artistic Director/Director of Artistic Programs.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in script and artist selection processes;
  • Manage casting for 18 10-minute plays and 3 full-length plays;
  • Attend LOWT Auditions and Non-Equity Auditions if necessary;
  • Manage staffing for stage management and run crew teams for the Festival;
  • Collaborate with CulturalDC Technical & Facilities Manager to execute production management of Festival;
  • Participate in weekly Festival Staff meetings and major Festival Pre-Events;
  • Serve as Front of House staff as needed;
  • Maintain regular communication with Festival Producer and CulturalDC staff;
  • Support general festival administration as needed. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Minimum of one year producing experience in commercial or non-profit performing arts organizations;
  • Experience with contracts, casting, production management  working with artists;
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment;
  • Superb writing, customer service and organizational skills, plus excellent computer skills;
  • Flexible work schedule, including some weekdays, evening and weekend hours especially during the Festival; and
  • Comfort in a cooperative environment that supports a broad range of artistic, cultural and social points of view.

Compensation
Fixed Fee Contract 

Closing Date
September 1, 2014 

How to apply:

To apply, submit a resume with cover letter to: sourcefestival@culturaldc.org

Subject: Associate Producer Search