Monday, July 9, 2012

Seeking Development Staff.

There seems to be a number of development positions available at arts organizations this month. Here are some listings:

Portland Stage Company - Development Director 
Portland Stage Company, a 38-year-old professional Equity theater with a $2.1 million budget, is seeking a Director responsible for development, improvement, and implementation of all aspects of a successful, comprehensive Development Program for Portland Stage.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent writing and public speaking ability, be an effective manager, and be a talented business strategist with proven experience in building and maintaining relationships with the community, donors, and board members. Qualifications include Bachelor’s Degree and non-profit management experience. Arts organization experience a plus.

For a complete job description, and more information about the Company and its programs, go to Applications will be reviewed beginning July 13, 2012

Center for Furniture Craftsmanship - Development Coordinator 
The Development Coordinator is responsible for administering development activities at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, including individual, corporate, and foundation giving. This is a part-time position (10-15 hour/week on average) that requires initiative and problem-solving skills, as well as an ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines. Evening hours are occasionally required for special events and openings.

More Information here:

To Apply To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references with telephone contact information to

Portland Symphony Orchestra - Development Coordinator 
The Development Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of Development Office needs including scheduling donor meetings for the Executive Director and Director of Development; managing logistics for patron engagement events; working as a team player with the Development staff to accomplish the Symphony’s financial goals.

The Development Coordinator will work closely with Symphony leadership, including members of the Board of Trustees, to build relationships with patrons. A deep understanding of the PSO’s programs and passion for the Symphony’s service to the community is essential.

More information can be found here:

To Apply Please send resume, cover letter and salary history by Friday, July 20th to: Portland Symphony Orchestra Attn: Leah Robertson, Director of Development P.O. Box 3573 Portland, ME 04104 Email:

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