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Development Associate

CATEGORY: Administrative

Theater Breaking Through Barriers
New York, NY


Steve Asher

Job Details


Development Associate

Theater Breaking Through Barriers is seeking to hire a full-time Development Associate to assist the Artistic Director/Executive Director and the Board of Directors in fundraising and development activities for the company. The position will report to Artistic/Executive Director. The Development Associate will have the opportunity to help build the company’s development process and enhance the organization’s strong base of foundation and government support. He/She/They will also help build the company’s individual giving initiatives.

Theater Breaking Through Barriers is the only professional Off-Broadway theater organization dedicated to advancing artists and developing audiences of people with disabilities. Disability knows no age, race religion, culture, or sexual orientation. As such, we view disability as a common ground, where the voices from every sector of our society can come together to be represented and expressed. To accomplish this, it is imperative that we reach out to all members of our society, so they know our voice and realize that we serve and represent them. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

• Help develop and execute the company’s annual fundraising plan
• Implement and manage a contributor database
• Research foundation/government grant opportunities
• Write and prepare grant applications and funder reports
• Maintain relationships with current donors and funders
• Be responsible for data entry and contribution processing
• Manage fundraising and run individual giving campaigns via email, mail, and social media
• Oversee the organization of special events

Qualifications • BA (required), MA (a plus)
• At least three years of experience in development/fundraising
• Demonstrated use of social media platforms
• Demonstrated writing experience
• Strong social, organizational, and writing skills
• Graphic design experience a plus
• Knowledge of donor management and fundraising systems

Salary & Benefits– $40,000 to $50,000, commensurate with experience

Interested parties should email their resume and a cover letter supporting their qualifications to: [email protected]

Theater Breaking Through Barriers is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer (EEO). Candidates are considered without regard for race, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.


Sep 1, 2022 - Jul 21, 2022


$40,000 -- $50,000



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