In collaboration with the CEO and a three-person team, the Development Director is responsible for the development, implementation and administration of Goodwill Theatre’s annual appeal, capital campaign, special events, and specialty cultivation, fundraising, and stewardship activities, with focus on frontline donor relationship building and strengthening individual giving. This is a new position in an exciting time of growth for the organization as we ramp up the Momentum Capital Campaign and are surrounded by Binghamton University’s evolving Health Campus and United Health Services expansion.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree and proven fundraising knowledge and experience in a non-profit environment, with a capital campaign as part of that experience a plus. She/he will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and planning abilities. Strong public relations expertise and a relationship-building attitude are important. Familiarity with a donor database, prospecting and research tools are required.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and three letters of reference
About Goodwill Theatre, Inc.
Goodwill Theatre, Inc. was established in 2001 with a mission is to create and operate a dynamic regional Performing Arts and Conference Center with a professional Training Academy that will enrich the lives of our residents and visitors through education, events and performances. In 2007, GWT opened the Firehouse Stage as the first performance venue. In 2008, the Firehouse Stage was named the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage. Currently, the venue hosts over 65 events annually, including cabaret, classics, theater for young audiences, classical piano, jazz, puppets, and private rentals.