Oregon Children’s Theatre (OCT) seeks a seasoned professional to fill an immediate opening as Development Director. Reporting to OCT’s Managing Director, this full-time position is charged with planning and managing the organization’s fundraising initiatives. The next few years will be an exciting time to be part of the OCT team, as we explore new horizons and vision for excellence and service.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative leader with substantive fundraising experience. Successful candidates will have experience engaging board members in carrying out their responsibilities for fund development, building relationships with patrons, and securing support from a variety of sources. Experience in managing major individual donor campaigns will be especially valued. Exceptional organizational and communication skills are a must. Experience in raising funds for arts and arts education would be helpful, but is not a prerequisite. The position offers an opportunity to support Oregon Children’s Theatre relevant and powerful mission in a supportive and collaborative workplace.
The Development Director creates and implements a strategic approach to fundraising which includes an annual donor campaign, major gift cultivation, corporate sponsorships, foundation and government grants, and fundraising/cultivation events. The position is supported by a Development Associate/Grant Writer, and a Development Assistant (both full-time).
OCT offers a competitive salary (range starts at $60,000 and is negotiable), and generous benefits. Our values include supporting work-life balance and a supportive, fun, and friendly work environment.
PLEASE NOTE: We have extended the application deadline to ensure that we have a robust and diverse applicant pool. If you have already submitted your application, you do not need to reapply.