Director of Patron and Donor Relations

Deadline November 27, 2019

Profile Theatre seeks an ambitious arts manager to serve as Director of Patron and Donor Relations. The position takes as a foundational concept the idea that the community of Profile Theatre supporters is best treated holistically. The Director of Patron and Donor Relations creates an integrated strategy, executing all outward-facing communication, and is responsible for ensuring that donors and patrons alike receive first-class service. Marketing responsibilities include developing and executing institutional branding and messaging, programmatic marketing, sales strategies, single ticket and subscription campaigns, email marketing and social media. Development responsibilities include designing and executing individual donor communication strategies, directing collateral and events in collaboration with the Artistic Director. The Director of Patron and Donor Relations is a key ambassador for the organization into the greater Portland community and will partner with the Board, Artistic Director and Director of Community Engagement to expand Profile’s supporters.
The ideal candidate has a strong command of marketing and branding strategies; facility with online, digital and social media communications as well as traditional media; an eye for creating engaging special events for donors and patrons; will be knowledgeable and passionate about the performing arts and those who support it; and is a creative thinker with excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position is envisioned as growing with the organization. The ideal candidate has strong strategic and leadership skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, an ability to build relationships, will be able to make a strong contribution to Profile’s resource development, and will be able to envision how the position and department might grow with the company. She/he/they has a polished, outgoing personality, is at ease networking, attending events, and being involved in a thriving cultural community.
Profile Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women and people of color to apply, in keeping with its core values of inclusion and representation. Salary is $45,000-$50,000 commensurate with experience, plus competitive benefits. The position will be open until filled.

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