Florida Theatre Performing Arts Center, Inc., the nonprofit corporation that manages and programs the historic Florida Theatre in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, seeks an experienced Development Director to lead its fundraising program. The 2,000 seat Florida Theatre is one of Pollstar's Top 100 most attended theatre venues, providing the 12th largest city in the U.S. with 150-200 performing arts events annually.
The Development Director supervises a $1.5 to $2 million a year fundraising effort executed by a department of three, plus outside event planners. The annual effort includes membership, major gifts, corporate sponsorships, foundation grants, city and state grants, and four fundraising events per year. A $5 million capital campaign is currently in the quiet phase.
Reporting to the President, this is a full-time position classified as exempt, and is a hands-on position. Occasional nights and weekends are required. Salary and benefits are competitive. A Bachelor's degree, supervisory experience and at least 10 years of experience in the nonprofit arts are required. Letter, resume, references and salary requirements to: Numa Saisselin, President, Florida Theatre Performing Arts Center, Inc., 128 East Forsyth Street Suite 300, Jacksonville, Florida 32202, email@example.com.
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