Company: Second Stage Theatre
Location: New York, NY
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/23/2021
Expire Date: 08/23/2021
Job Categories: Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
About Second Stage
Second Stage Theater produces work entirely by 21st century American playwrights both on and off Broadway. Dedicated to adventurous contemporary plays and musicals, bold new interpretations, and unique theatrical experiences, the work at Second Stage reflects diversity and inclusiveness. Through the discovery of emerging talent and the commissioning of new work, Second Stage nurtures future generations of theater artists and welcomes a theatergoing audience of all backgrounds.
Second Stage Theater is seeking a highly organized and skilled writer to join the Development team as the Grants Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Partnerships, the Grants Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the team in the identification, solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship of institutional funders.
Duties & Responsibilities
Responsible for researching, submitting, and managing grant proposals and reports
Assist with managing funder relationships, coordinate compliance reporting, and support special project initiatives
Coordinate tracking of deadlines and deliverables as well as grant and contract opportunities
Identify and support opportunities to secure general support from foundation investors
Maintain internal foundation revenue protocols, calendars, dashboards, and communications channels to ensure timely and accurate deliverables
Maintain master calendar of grants and prospects and all associated files and correspondence; monitor and maintain funder reporting schedules and requirements
Execute thank you letters and facilitate grant contracts/agreements, as well as all necessary supporting materials and documents including budget reports, outcome measurements, success stories to submit reports to funders
Conduct prospect research and coordinate the effective use of contact management systems and processes to oversee foundation donor acknowledgements and to track pertinent donor and prospect information, including data entry and analytic reporting
Work with Finance and Artistic colleagues to support grant compliance and reporting
Other duties as assigned
Compensation: Base salary starting at $40,000 annually
Benefits: Second Stage offers a full benefits package including vacation, medical and dental insurance, retirement plan, life insurance and long-term disability coverage upon eligibility.
Second Stage values diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Second Stage is dedicated to building an equitable environment that is mixed across lines of difference and strongly encourages applications from Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, transgender and non-binary candidates. This position will remain open until filled and until a diverse and qualified pool of candidates is identified. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information about Second Stage, visit www.2st.com.
Skills & Qualifications
Educational background in any field of study
At least two years of development experience, preferably for a performing arts organization
Exceptional written communication skills with demonstrated success creating compelling proposals to secure grant funding
Data analysis, program budgeting, project management skills
Capacity to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and successfully meet deadlines
Previous experience Tessitura, a plus
Company Name: Second Stage Theatre
About Second Stage Second Stage Theater produces work entirely by 21st century American playwrights both on and off Broadway. Dedicated to adventurous contemporary plays and musicals, bold new interpretations, and unique theatrical experiences, the work at Second Stage reflects diversity and inclusiveness. Through the discovery of emerging talent and the commissioning of new work, Second Stage nurtures future generations of theater artists and welcomes a theatergoing audience of all backgrounds.