Associate Director of Development/Manager of Institutional Giving: Walnut Street Theatre

Posted March 16th, 2017 at 3:34 pm.

The Walnut Street Theatre (Philadelphia, PA) is seeking a skilled development professional to lead the institutional fundraising program.  This position is responsible for managing and growing a diverse portfolio of institutional funders through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of new and existing corporate, foundation, and government prospects. Responsibilities include grant writing and research, managing corporate and business sponsorship program, and maintaining grants and reporting schedule.  Position entails significant interactions with senior staff, trustees and key stakeholders and assists in the supervision of an active, four-person fundraising team.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate compelling written and oral communications, excellent interpersonal skills and strong organizational abilities.  Minimum of five years progressive fundraising experience in the arts preferred.  Salary is commensurate with experience. EOE.

About Walnut Street Theatre:

Gracing the corner of 9th and Walnut Streets in Philadelphia for 207 years, Walnut Street Theatre has stood the test of time as one of Philadelphia’s premiere cultural destinations.  Annually, the Walnut produces three theatre series (Mainstage, Independence Studio and WST for Kids) which attract more than 50,000 season subscribers. The Walnut is committed to giving back to the community through a variety of arts-education programs. With activities based both at the theatre and in the classroom, the Walnut invests more than $1.1 million annually on various programs which impact more than 180,000 students, teachers and families.

To Apply

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to No phone calls, please.

Filed under: Executive Level by Margie DuBrow

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