Posted on August 2, 2012
Corporate and Foundations Grants Manager
New Conservatory Theatre Center
New Conservatory Theatre Center - Corporate and Foundations Grants Manager
The New Conservatory Theatre Center of San Francisco champions innovative high quality productions & educational theatre experiences for youth, artists, and the queer & allied communities to effect personal & societal growth, enlightenment and change.
Established in 1981, NCTC has four major components: A full Pride Season with a focus on queer and allied programming; a year-round Conservatory (youth and adult classes and education both on and off-site); the award-winning, highly regarded YouthAware program - a repertoire of plays performed in-house and on tour throughout northern California to educate youth on pressing health and social issues; and a New Play Commissions and Emerging Artists Program, developing and premiering new works and providing stipend-based residencies for up-and-coming artists.
The annual operating budget is approximately 1.4 million.
We are seeking a Corporate and Foundation Grants Manager to serve as the primary foundation/corporate/government relations officer for NCTC. S/he will work with NCTC’s Executive Director to develop and implement a strategic plan in order to generate revenue from foundations, corporations and government sources. S/he is responsible for: identifying potential funders; the cultivation and stewardship of relationships through contact with funders including meetings; researching and preparing all grant proposals; submitting reports.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the area of corporate and foundation fundraising
- Demonstrated ability in grant and proposal writing
- Demonstrated knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for obtaining information about the giving programs of corporations and foundations.
- Self-motivation and discipline to regularly set and achieve work goals.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and networking skills
- Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate and foundation donors, and interact via telephone, in writing and face to face with institutional representatives.
- Demonstrated ability to take primary responsibility for diverse number of projects and to complete them in a timely manner with limited supervision.
- Demonstrated record of success in generating commitments from corporations and foundations.
- Ability to effectively use computer information systems and database capabilities in support of institutional gifts.
For full job description, visit our website: nctcsf.org
To apply: please send cover letter, current resume and references to: Barbara@nctcsf.org