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Associate Director of Development

New York Theatre Workshop is in its fourth decade of incubating important works of theatre and supporting a robust community of theatre makers at all stages of their careers. NYTW has produced over 150 new works including Jonathan Larson’s Rent; Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová and Enda Walsh’s Once; Will Power’s The Seven; Rick Elice’s Peter and the Starcatcher; Tony Kushner’s Homebody/Kabul; David Bowie and Enda Walsh’s Lazarus; seven collaborations with Caryl Churchill; and eight productions directed by Ivo van Hove. NYTW’s productions have received a Pulitzer Prize, 17 Tony Awards and assorted Obie, Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Awards.

NYTW seeks a motivated leader and strategic fundraiser with particular expertise in individual giving and major gifts to join our team. The successful candidate will be an accomplished development professional with a demonstrated history of productive interactions with high net-worth individuals and a strong and documented record of solicitation and stewardship.

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development’s responsibilities will include creating and executing a comprehensive plan for increasing NYTW’s individual giving revenue; developing and maintaining a robust major gift portfolio as well as a identifying, cultivating, soliciting and upgrading major gift prospects; establishing and growing NYTW’s planned giving program; and assisting in designing cultivation and stewardship activities in conjunction with the Individual Giving and Special Events team. In addition, the Associate Director of Development will work closely with the organization’s leadership team to identify potential Board prospects and will oversee NYTW’s Director of Individual Giving & Board Relations and the Special Events Coordinator.

This position requires a strong understanding of and respect/appreciation for NYTW’s artistic vision in addition to 3 – 5 years of fundraising experience. The individual must have a demonstrated ability to extract and analyze data to make effective, efficient decisions about program strategy and process. They will be tasked with helping to set, track and meet annual fundraising goals and must be able to juggle several high-profile projects and manage many tasks at once. A working knowledge of donor databases and reporting processes is a must as is excellent oral and written communication skills across a variety of media including letters, contracts, emails, telephone, and in person. This position will require some nights and weekend hours.

This is a full-time, competitively salaried position with benefits. NYTW is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). To apply, please submit a cover letter, résumé, references and salary requirements to


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