Fayetteville, AR

Expires: 04/18/21


45,000-55,000 annually


The Corporate and Institutional Giving Manager will be a key member of TheatreSquareds development team and will contribute to the organizations overall fundraising and partnership management strategies. TheatreSquared seeks a creative individual with outside-the-box solutions who can execute sustainable strategies to form mutually beneficial partnerships. Experience maintaining and growing high-level relationships with funders is preferred.

This staff members primary duty is to engage new corporate and institutional partners for TheatreSquared, and carefully steward each relationship to ensure continuity whether they provide $1,000 or $50,000 in annual support. This position leads efforts to renew and grow current corporate partnerships and acquire new partnerships to expand the portfolio. The ideal candidate for this role will be an experienced frontline fundraiser who is comfortable working towards numeric goals and targets. Additionally, the ideal candidate should be eager to expand their horizons with opportunity for personal and professional growth.

By sustaining the theatres core offerings through creative partnerships, this key staff member will help TheatreSquared to answer the question, How can a theatre be an agent of social changehelping foster a community that is fundamentally more equitable?

The Corporate + Institutional Giving Manager will:

Assist with the research, cultivation, and acquisition of potential new corporate and institutional partners at the local, regional and national levels

Successfully steward current corporate and institutional donor relationships toward renewal by managing appropriate frequency of outreach, communication, and involvement

Engage executive staff and board in stewarding corporate and institutional partners

Execute a customized engagement and benefits plan for partners based on their marketing and business needs, as well as their philanthropic and community engagement goals

Solicit donations and sponsorship of organizational fundraising events including the annual Gala, Season Kickoff, and other gatherings

Oversee and grow in-kind donations to offset expense in other areas
Support donor stewardship events throughout the year

Gather supplemental materials and reporting for corporate and institutional partnership proposals, grants, and progress reports in close partnership with the Associate Director of Development

Produce compelling reports to demonstrate impact of corporate and institutional partnership investments

Engage and network with corporate representatives at internal and external events and site visits to deepen their relationship with the organization and secure their long-term funding of T2

Communicate with a diverse array of people and tell the T2 story in a compelling and inspirational way

Available on occasional nights and weekends; since some events are off-site, a drivers license is preferred
Report to the Director of Development

Preferred candidates will have:
experience in non-profit fundraising, marketing, relationship management, or related fields
strong communications skills, both verbal and written
the ability to deliver inspiring and succinct presentations and conduct productive meetings;
comfort working towards and achieving annual personal fundraising goals
strategic, analytical project and time management skills
a proven track record of creating and implementing systems and processes that contribute to significant organizational growth
a desire to form strong business relationships
a persistent, yet respectful approach, and an entrepreneurial spirit

Additional skills and experience that are preferred, but not required, include knowledge of the Northwest Arkansas corporate community via local business, civic, and cultural networks; and experience with Tessitura or another CRM platform.

Finally, the ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong passion for TheatreSquareds mission and vision, as well as a dedication to the companys principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, anti-racism, and access.

Please submit a cover letter, employment resume, and references to the contact email with the subject line: T2 Corporate and Institutional Giving Manager.

TheatreSquared celebrates diversity and commits to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. The companys goal is to remove barriers to employment that are faced by racialized groups and encourage applicants of all genders, abilities, and ethnic, socio-economic, religious, and educational backgrounds. TheatreSquared believes that a team with a variety of perspectives and skills is critical to our growth as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Please note: All interviews at this time will be held via video service (Google, Zoom, etc.)

This permanent, full-time, exempt position includes an annual salary in range of $45,000-55,000 and full benefits. These benefits include health; dental; paid time off; relocation assistance; paid parental leave; professional development allowance; employer-sponsored long-term and short-term disability; $100,000 in employer-sponsored term life insurance; and voluntary 401(k).

We believe that theatredone well and with passioncan transform lives and communities. At the theatre, in schools and online, we create remarkable performances; broaden access; foster empathy, equity and cohesion; and gather with one another around art, conversation, food and other shared experiences in a welcoming, inclusive space.

TheatreSquareds signature offering of bold new plays in an intimate setting has driven its growth to become the states largest theatre, offering more than 300 performances annually and operating on a $6 million annual budget. The playwright-led company is one of mid-Americas leading laboratories for new work, having launched more than 60 new plays. Its work has received critical acclaim from The New York Times (Best Theater of 2020 list), The Wall Street Journal (an outstanding drama company), NPRs All Things Considered, and the American Theater Wing, founder of the Tony Awards.

TheatreSquareds homewinner of the 2020 American Architecture Award and the AIA NY Honor Awardis a cultural landmark. T2s hometown of Fayetteville is annually ranked among the top ten US News and World Report "Best Places to Live, a progressive, bike-friendly, and scenic college community near several Fortune 100 world headquarters. TheatreSquareds remarkable expansionwith a twentyfold increase in audience in just the past decade parallels the emergence of its home region as a booming population center and destination for American art.

Offering far-reaching access and education programs and an open-all-day gathering space, TheatreSquared remains rooted in its founding vision, that theatredone well and with passioncan transform lives and communities.


Camille McCraw

Business + Human Resources Manager



(479) 777-7005

Business Address

477 W Spring St

Fayetteville, AR 72701

Posted: 02/18/2021 15:47:21 EST

Last Updated: 02/18/2021 18:00 EST

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