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Austin Theatre Alliance
Paramount and State Theatres
Director of Development
In 1915, the Paramount Theatre opened its doors on Congress Avenue. Today, the Austin Theatre Alliance includes the Paramount and State Theatres and hosts more than 250 performances with more than 200,000 audience members annually. In addition to our marquis shows, each year we provide access to the performing arts to more than 20,000 underserved youth, and we have launched Moontower Comedy Festival, which has become one of the largest comedy festivals in the country.
We are now looking for our next Director of Development to champion the theatres’ annual fundraising efforts. Through ongoing relationship cultivation and stewardship, exciting events, and our annual campaigns, the Director of Development is responsible for a budget of almost $4 million and managing a team of 8 professionals. Working in partnership with our Chief Development Officer, senior staff, and key volunteer leaders, the Director of Development provides primary leadership, strategicdirection, management and coordination for all annual fundraising efforts to increase the organization's support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other sources.
With more than a century of entertainment and excitement to build on, the Paramount and State Theatres are committed and poised to continue leading Austin’s artistic community as a place for the entire community to connect with the arts.
As the leader, manager, and coordinator of our annual fundraising efforts, the Director of Development’s responsibilities include:
Candidates for the Director of Development will demonstrate the following…
In addition, successful candidates must meet these skills and criteria…
These physical requirements are required…
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter demonstrating your fit for this role. Please note that your application will be considered incomplete without a cover letter. No phone calls please.
Job Type: Full-time