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JOB OPENINGS

Grant Manager

Position Description

  

Black Ensemble (BE) was founded in 1976 by producer and playwright Jackie Taylor.  The mission of the Black Ensemble Theater is to eradicate racism and its devastating effects upon our society through the utilization of theater arts. BE is the only theater in the nation whose mission is to eradicate racism. BE achieves its mission through productions and programs that work to help individuals understand, respect and accept our sameness and greatness as human beings.

Position Summary: Responsible for all grant related activities that create and cultivate support for Black Ensemble Theater and its programs, the Grant Manager will report directly to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and work in concert with the development staff, and the Founder/CEO to meet fundraising goals from foundation, corporate, and government supporters. Working closely with program staff, the Grant Manager will research, develop and write compelling grant proposals to existing foundation and government funders, manage the grants calendar, complete all reporting requirements, and provide the VP of Institutional Advancement and CEO, briefing documents in preparation for prospect and donor visits.  The Grant Manager will also be responsible for identifying new sources of grant revenue.

 

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The Grant Manager position is a full time, salaried position including health benefits. Salary and benefits are competitive and offered commensurate with experience. Inquiries should be forwarded to Margaret M. DeVine at betgm.devine@gmail.com. Black Ensemble is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

Annual Giving Manager

Position Description

 

Black Ensemble Theater seeks an Annual Giving Manager who will report directly to the V.P. for Institutional Advancement.  The Annual Giving Manager will work in partnership with Black Ensemble’s executive management team to develop, plan, execute, and evaluate a comprehensive Annual Giving Program to increase participation and long-term financial growth from individual donors. This position will successfully organize and develop direct mail solicitations, online giving, giving circles/clubs, and acknowledgement of all donations. 

 

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Salary and benefits are competitive and offered commensurate with experience. Inquiries should be forwarded to Margaret M. DeVine at betagm.devine@gmail.com. Black Ensemble is an equal opportunity employer.