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Website Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

POSITION CLASSIFICATION: PART TIME 20 HOURS PER WEEK

Salary: $25,000

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will spearhead and execute development efforts, establish, and execute fundraising plans, maintain individual donors, Board Member relationships and corporate sponsor relationships, and secure new ones. A new position in the organization, the Director will have the opportunity to build the development function.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILIES

  • Work with Executive Director and Fundraising Chair
    • Design and execute a comprehensive fundraising development strategy to include mission, program, and event support.
    • Oversee organization of special events.
    • Research prospective foundation, governmental, and corporate funding sources that strongly help prioritize the mission.
  • Donor Development
    • Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors.
    • Develop strategies to approach individual donors with help from the Executive Director and Board of Directors.
    • In collaboration with the Executive Director, develop and secure financial support from foundations, individuals, and corporations.
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors.
    • Expand and diversify donor/sponsor database to secure funding for new and ongoing initiatives.
  • Reporting
    • Be responsible for completing and presenting regular reports as necessary: Event Ticket sales, attendance reports and donation reports, including foundation and corporate fundraising.
    • Monitor progress and provide reports regularly to the Board of Directors and Executive Director.

 

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management or Communications preferred but not required. 1 to 3 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Stand & sit for extended periods of time.

Interview by appointment only. Please email your resume to info@wfbt.org to arrange interview

To apply for this job email your details to info@wfbt.org

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