Development Director: The Wilma Theater

Posted August 31st, 2017 at 12:53 pm.

The Wilma Theater seeks a dynamic, experienced fundraising professional to lead the development campaigns of an established, vital, mission-based theater in Philadelphia. The Development Director manages and creates strategies for all fund raising efforts of The Wilma Theater, including board, individual, corporate, foundation, government, and special events for total annual giving of $2 million within an operating budget of $3.2 million. The Director also manages the public phase of the Wilma’s $10 million Transformation Fund Campaign. The position reports to the Managing Director and works closely with the Artistic Director and the Board of Directors. For a complete description, visit The position requires proven, strategic fundraising experience, and strong writing, communication, and budgeting skills. A passion for theater, management experience, and knowledge of Tessitura software a plus.

To Apply

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to James Haskins, Managing Director, at  No phone calls please.

The Wilma Theater is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants who understand and embrace the Wilma’s multi-faceted mission to create living adventurous art; to reflect on the complexities of contemporary life; to present bold, original, well-crafted productions; and to represent a range of voices, viewpoints, and styles.

Deadline: 09/29/2017
Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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