Job Opportunity: Fort Wayne Dance Collective Development Officer

Fort Wayne Dance Collective has one available position.


1. Development Officer


Reporting to and in partnership with the Managing Director and Artistic Director, the Development Officer will
spearhead development efforts as the Fort Wayne Dance Collective continues to grow. The Development
Officer will maintain current donor and foundation relationships, while continuing to build all aspects of the
development function.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develop and execute Fort Wayne Dance Collective’s annual fundraising plan
• Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
• Write grants and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
• Manage and maintain database of current and potential donors and oversee data entry and gift
• Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
• Create and execute strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
• Plan and produce fundraising events including Signature Event, in collaboration with Artistic and
  Managing directors
• Apply for yearly intern from Arts United
• Publication of Quarterly Newsletter
• Assist Managing Director with Annual Report
• Serve on Fund Development and Special Events Committees
• Submit monthly reports to Managing Director
• Work concerts and special events in coordination with Managing and Artistic Directors on as-needed

Required Qualifications

• BA (required), MA (preferred)
• 5-plus years experience in development
• Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills

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Please submit your cover letter and resumé to Jarin Hart, Managing Director at Applicant reviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This is a full-time salaried position.


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