SCT is a great place to work! Whether you are a staff member, intern, teaching artist, actor, or volunteer, the SCT family welcomes you. We take great effort to foster a rewarding, enriching, and fun environment for everyone.
Seattle Children's Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of age, gender, marital status, physical/mental ability, race, religion, or sexual orientation. We seek to actively promote diversity in everything we do.
If you love storytelling, theatre, and inspiring young minds, you belong at SCT!
Reports To: Director of Development
Seattle Children’s Theatre seeks a creative fundraising professional to join our team as Senior Development Manager. We seek a colleague with proven skills to help us reach our goals through annual giving from individuals, events, and institutions.
As the successful candidate, you will be passionate about relationship development and possess:
- Practical experience in the development, management, and acquisition of individual, corporate, and community partnerships and/or sponsorships
- Demonstrated ability to implement project plans and timelines, regularly communicate with stakeholders, and monitor project progress and budget
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate with staff, Board, and donors in a wide range of settings
- Demonstrated ability to communicate through verbal and written communications, proposals, and correspondence
- Related skills in communication, marketing, and event production
The Senior Development Manager is a trusted partner to the Director of Development and Managing Director in raising contributed revenue for SCT.
Key Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
- Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for cultivating, acquiring, and stewarding current and potential donors
- Build connections between SCT and its audience through personal outreach and contact.
- Use creative muscles to develop campaign plan including creative concept, direct mail, video, social media, and events
- Partner with members of SCT’s board to amplify the work of the Development team
- Supervise and provide mentorship for the Development Manager and Associate
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
- 3 plus years of experience in nonprofit fundraising
- Strong, hands-on experience in event planning
- Strong attention to detail
- Strong writing, editing, and communication skills
- Excellent social skills and ability to maintain confidential information
- Ability to work independently, set priorities, and move multiple projects forward
- Expertise in MS Office and Tessitura
Why join us?
In return for your skills, effort, and enthusiastic commitment you will have the opportunity to work for Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT) and its long history of artistic innovation and excellence. We recognize that our programs create a dynamic entry point to the arts for many people in the region, especially for the young audiences we serve directly. We believe that young people deserve to engage in stories with meaningful themes of hope, compassion, resilience, friendship, courage, and joy. Our creative teams equitably represent the community in which we live. Our children deserve the best quality SCT can provide – innovative and original plays for all people, high production values, and excellent teaching methods.
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
At present, work will be remote with a move to the Seattle Center campus when health guidelines permit. A background check will be conducted.
Salary & Schedule:
Salary range $50K+ depending on experience. Generous benefits package includes fully paid employee medical, dental, and vision coverage. May need to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use Development Manager/Your Last Name in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
At SCT we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.
The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. Seattle Children’s Theatre provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin age, disability, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Supervisor: Program Manager (Arts-Based Learning/Community Engagement/Drama School)
Classification: Part-time/ Seasonal
NOTICE: Currently accepting applications for teaching artists who specialize in Sensory Drama and/or are bilingual in ASL, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, or Vietnamese.
Since its inception in 1975, the Seattle Children’s Theatre (SCT), has served more than 4 million children for 45 seasons of creative professional theatre and arts education classes for the Puget Sound region, and is one of the most prominent theatre organizations for young audiences in the United States and the world. SCT’s mission is to provide children of all ages access to professional theatre, with a focus on new works, and theatre education.
At SCT we are working to become an anti-racist organization, and we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status. We strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Teaching Artists provide professional arts instruction for students ages 3.5 and up within the wide variety of Theatre Arts educational opportunities SCT provides, including Arts-Based Learning workshops, Community Engagement workshops/residencies, and Drama School classes and camps. Teaching Artists may be asked to provide mentorship for other teaching artists, fellows, interns, apprentice, and volunteer classroom assistants. Teaching Artists receive specific job assignments on a rolling basis dependent on expertise, availability, and program schedule. Classes are taught online currently until further notice therefore location is not a barrier.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
● Provides professional teaching artistry for all assigned classes, camps, workshops, and/or residencies
● Utilizes positive classroom management techniques for all students
● Develops, writes, evaluates, and implement curriculum on behalf of SCT programs
● Prepares classroom and materials prior to the start of class or workshop
● Collaborates and communicates with other teaching artist and educators
● Communicates and builds rapport with students, guardians, staff, teachers, and stakeholders
● Maintains accurate records as required, including attendance and student medical and emergency information
● Represents education programs both within SCT and outside of SCT in a professional manner
● Mentors interns, apprentices, and fellows
● Attends professional development opportunities
● Attends faculty and orientation meetings
● Collaborates with program manager(s)
● Other duties as assigned
Desirable Skills and Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or a minimum of two years of work experience in related field
• Minimum of one-year experience working with youth
• Strong classroom management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Commitment to cultural awareness in the classroom is highly valued
• Bilingual in ASL, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, or Vietnamese OR specializes in Sensory Drama
• Ability to pass a full background check
• Reliable internet connection and/or mode of transportation for school residencies and workshops
Physical Requirements & Work Environment:
• Enjoy working in a fast paced, non-profit environment
• Experience or interest in theatre
• Commitment to social justice work and interest in public health
• Clearances/background checks will be conducted
Background Check: Offers of employment are contingent on verification and completion of a background check, which include criminal history, and of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process.
Additional Information: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
Salary & Schedule:
• Hourly rate between $28-$40 per hour, based on experience
• Starting date: flexible
• Monday thru Friday schedule, based on program demand
If you are interested in applying for this position please email Resume, Cover Letter, 2 references, and diversity statement to Johamy Morales, Director of Education at email@example.com.
No phone calls please. Position is open until filled.