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Perseverance Theatre Seeks a Full Time Development Director

Perseverance Theatre is seeking a full-time Development Director to join a growing company making professional theatre by and for Alaskans. The Development Director is part of the theatre’s senior staff leadership team, and is responsible for updating and implementing a development plan that accounts for approximately 50% of the theatre’s two million dollar annual operating budget. Perseverance is engaged in a long term effort to increase annual giving and sponsorships both overall and as a percentage of the annual budget. Focus on relationship building to cultivate major and new donors in both Juneau and Anchorage is the essence of the position. Perseverance has a well-established fund development plan, reputation for excellence in programming, committed board of directors, and growing base of annual donors to build in in guiding this work. In addition to annual giving, the development director will work closely with the Executive and Artistic Director to cultivate institutional donors and maintain Perseverance Theatre’s excellent track record as a model grantee with national, regional, and statewide agency and private foundation partners. The Development Director will manage a team of a grant-writing contractor, Development associate, and support from the theatre’s communications, outreach and administrative staff to achieve annual goals. The successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator both verbally and in writing, have excellent networking and relationship building skills, and have a passion for professional theatre by and for Alaskans. Knowledge of development, Microsoft office software, and donor database systems are vital. Perseverance Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly committed to a diverse workforce. Salary DOE in the mid-40s with paid leave, holidays and health care. Applications will close June 30. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, names and contact info for three references to