Florida Theatre Performing Arts Center, Inc., the nonprofit corporation that manages and programs the historic Florida Theatre in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, seeks a Development Director. 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 32205, email@example.com
About Florida Theatre
The Florida Theatre is a 2,000 seat vintage 1927 historic theatre and nonprofit performing arts presenting organization in Jacksonville, Florida, presenting 150-200 music, dance, theatre and film programs annually.