Dobama Theatre, established in 1959, is a professional theatre in Cleveland Heights, OH whose mission is to produce Cleveland, regional, and world premieres of the best contemporary plays by established and emerging playwrights in professional productions of the highest quality. Through educational and outreach programming, Dobama Theatre nurtures the development of theatre artists and builds new audiences for the arts while provoking an examination of our contemporary world.
Dobama Theatre seeks a Full-Time Associate Managing Director. The Associate Managing Director will be responsible for assisting the Managing Director in running the day-to-day operations of the theatre, working to develop funds and reaching audiences. Job duties include, but are not limited to, fundraising, grant writing, event planning, audience engagement, communications support, overseeing facilities and operations, maintaining the theatre calendar/schedule, and bookkeeping.
We are seeking an individual with excellent organizational skills and a love of the arts, with at least three years’ experience in fund development, preferably in an arts organization. The successful candidate will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. Other preferred skills include knowledge of ticketing, venue rentals, audience engagement, and programming. Ability to work under pressure with limited financial and human resources is essential as is a good sense of humor. Must possess both a self-generating work ethic and superlative team playing skills. Work schedule includes some evening and weekend work.
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal, organization, and computer skills (Microsoft Office and Social Media required; QuickBooks and PatronManager CRM preferred). We prefer candidates with at least 3 years’ experience in fundraising and development, operations, and administrative work.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications; $26,000-$29,000.
To apply for the position, please send the following via email:
- cover letter
- One to three (1-3) professional writing samples
- Three (3) professional references, who will not be contacted without the approval of the candidate
No phone calls please.
Dobama Theatre is a registered 501(c)(3) not for profit organization and an equal opportunity employer.