Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager
Theatre company is in one of the most exciting and transformational times in
the organization’s nearly 40-year history, embarking on a major renovation and expansion
project and in the midst of a five year- $100 million comprehensive campaign. The
Huntington seeks an experienced Foundation and
Corporate Relations Managerto lead institutional giving efforts for
theatre operations and special programs.
The Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager is responsible for
building upon an existing institutional giving program and broadening and
deepening relationships with foundations and corporations principally to support
annual fund revenue growth. The
successful candidate must be able to work independently and in collaboration
with other departments as well as with members of the board and senior
management team. The Foundation and
Corporate Relations Manager reports to the Director of Development. They will also work with the Chief
Development Officer and the Managing Director to create an overall
institutional giving strategy andto develop sustained relationships with funders.
The ideal candidate
will have the expertise to research and identify sources of support,
proactively seek opportunities to generate new proposals based on foundation
and corporate guidelines, prepare grants and maintain strong ties with
corporate and foundation donors and prospects. We are looking for someone who
is energetic, ambitious, goal-oriented and creative, with a talent for building
strong and productive relationships.
Raise $1.1M from
corporate and foundation sources, incrementally growing institutional revenue by
20% over a three year period
portfolio of corporate and foundation funders, conducting research and tracking
and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for foundation support,
including but not limited to preparing grant proposals, reporting, stewarding
and renewing grants
develop a robust corporate sponsorship program: crafting materials, conducting
in person visits, preparing proposals and associated support materials, closing
sponsorships and negotiating and fulfilling marketing agreements
Prepare regular status
reports on foundation and corporate programs to demonstrate progress and keep
others apprised of action steps
Working with the
finance department, develop budgets and other financial documentation requested
by institutional funders
Work with board
members and staff to identify potential links among the Theatre’s
constituencies and develop systems for regular communications to vet pipeline
prospects and document all relevant activities in Tessitura database
knowledge, skills & abilities
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques,
particularly in the area of corporate and foundation fundraising
ability in proposal writing with proven closure ability
organizational, interpersonal and networking skills with large groups as well
as with individuals.
initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate and foundation donors
and interact via telephone and in person with institutional representatives.
record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations and
work nights and weekends as needed.
degree preferred and 3-5 years progressively responsible foundation and
Experience with Microsoft Office programs and
use of relational databases such as Tessitura
How To Apply:
Send letter of interest, resume and salary
Director of Human Resources
Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
281 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
The Huntington Theatre Company is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and committed to Affirmative Action.
August 30, 2019
Commensurate with experience
About this Organization:
Huntington Theatre Company engages, inspires, entertains and challenges audiences
with theatrical productions that range from the classics to new works; we train
and support the next generation of theatre artists; we provide arts education
programs that promote life-long learning to a diverse community; and we
celebrate the essential power of the theatre to illuminate our common humanity.
Founded in 1982 and led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois
and Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates award-winning
productions, runs nationally renowned programs in education and new play
development, and serves the local theatre community through its operation of
the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts.
Huntington Theatre Company strives to attract a diverse group of candidates for
employment. African Americans, Asian
Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or more races, Latin
Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and Pacific
Islanders, veterans, and women are encouraged to apply.