A senior member of Signature’s development operation with responsibility for oversight and success of the corporate giving programs
Create, execute and manage a comprehensive plan for each year’s corporate annual giving campaigns
Direct interaction on a regular basis with Signature Board leadership, Development staff team, Senior staff and Artistic and Managing Directors
Direct all aspects of highest level benefits program including stewardship, special events, cultivation, benefits fulfillment, daily donor interaction and volunteer management
Develop goals for each component of the corporate giving program, including the capital campaign component, as well as an overall goal through research, history and new and existing programs and special events
Supervise the planning and development of solicitation materials for all corporate donor communications including print material, website content, solicitation presentations, campaign correspondence and donor acknowledgments for corporate program
Report progress to senior management on a regular basis
With the Database Coordinator and Deputy Director of Institutional Giving, establish and maintain methodologies and procedures for moves management in the database for institutional funders, setting quality control standards and ensuring the efficient flow of information into and out of the database including research, reporting formats, gift processing procedures, database management standards
Represents the Development department on internal matters and to external constituencies as needed
Maintains excellent relationships with Signature Theatre colleagues, senior staff members and Board of Directors
4-7 years of progressively responsible fundraising or related experience
Demonstrated ability to create and execute a comprehensive corporate giving plan
Demonstrated ability to identify, recruit and engage donors as well as experience supporting volunteer solicitors to successfully cultivate and close gifts from corporate donors
Excellent organization, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
Track record of achieving progressively increasing revenue goals
Ability to handle multiple jobs in a demanding environment
Occasional evening and weekend work is required
Additional Salary Information: The Director of Corporate Giving is a full time, annual exempt position. Signature Theatre offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, and retirement.
Signature Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.
Signature Theatre is a Tony Award®-winning, non-profit professional theater company with a mission to produce contemporary musicals and plays, reinvent classic musicals, develop new work, and reach its community through engaging educational and outreach opportunities.