Job Posting 89847

Director of Development
Grand Theatre
London area
471 Richmond Street, London, ON
closes in 13 days (Sun, 11 Dec)
full time  •  70-90000 per year, commensurate

Wouldn’t it be Grand?

 

Are you a dynamic and collaborative leader with a passion for the arts? Are you an expert in donor engagement & stewardship?

 

Perhaps it’s time to join the Grand Theatre team!

 

Leading the Grand’s fund development strategy & activity in the areas of individual giving, planned giving, endowment funds and private foundations, the Director of Development is responsible for donor relations. This role will be the key contact with current donors, prospect and engage new donors and actively build donor relationships with the Grand.

 

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please visit: grandtheatrerecruitment.com

 

Job Posting

 

Director of Development, Grand Theatre (London, Ontario)

Leading the Grand’s fund development strategy & activity in the areas of individual giving, planned giving, endowment funds and private foundations, the Director of Development is responsible for donor relations. You will be the key contact with current donors, prospect and engage new donors and actively build donor relationships with the Grand. In this role, you will develop and implement strategies to support these activities and to achieve annual revenue targets. You will also provide support to the Grand’s business partnerships, special events and public revenue (grant) funding opportunities.

 

This senior leadership role reports directly to the Executive Director and collaborates closely with the Artistic Director, the Director of Business Relationships & Events, the Director of Marketing, and other members of the senior leadership team. This role is highly self-directed, and is supported by a Development Coordinator, shared with the Director of Business Partnerships & Events.

Located in the heart of downtown London, Ontario, the Grand brings the world to London. We are a place for all to gather, discuss, challenge, debate, celebrate, and be inspired and entertained by exceptional theatre experiences.

 

Located in the heart of downtown London, Ontario, the Grand brings the world to London. We are a place for all to gather, discuss, challenge, debate, celebrate, and be inspired and entertained by exceptional theatre experiences.

 

About the Grand Theatre

The Grand is a not-for-profit, charitable, regional theatre producing and presenting professional theatre on two stages: the Spriet Stage (839 seats) and the Auburn Stage (150 seats). 

 

A typical season at the Grand runs September to May including an annual fall High School Project musical and five Jeans ‘n Classics concerts. In additional to its own produced season, the Grand rents our theatre spaces to community groups, local arts organizations and members of the general public for performances, special events and gatherings.

 

Our Commitment to Anti-Oppression

The theatre sector is in a period of much-needed change and tremendous opportunity.

 

At the Grand, we are committed to creating and practicing a company culture that ensures an accessible, equitable, inclusive, and welcoming space for artists, audiences, donors, boards, and staff.

 

We encourage all applicants to review the Grand’s Anti-Oppression Mission Statement on our website to confirm that your personal and professional values are aligned with this vision, and to address this commitment in your submission.

 

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace as such we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of equity deserving groups such as members of the BIPOC community, and/or 2SLGBTQ+ community.

 

Please let us know if you require accommodation(s) at any stage of the application process.

 

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