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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

COORDINATOR OF ADVANCEMENT

Job Summary:

The Advancement Coordinator is a full-time position responsible for aiding the Advancement Team with development duties in order to keep USTC submissions and fundraising on track. Reporting to the Advancement Director (AD) and working closely with the Institutional Giving Team, the ideal candidate will assist in data management and analysis, prospect opportunities, and additional research. They will also have administrative duties to help generate and record funds from private/public institutions and individuals to support and sustain USTC programs and services. 

The Advancement Coordinator will be an integral part of the Advancement Team and should have an excellent attention to detail, an unmistakable work ethic, and strong writing skills. 

Personal Qualifications:

The candidate has a commitment to developing leaders and coalition building. Strong commitment to social change through community empowerment and the arts. Personal values align with the vision and values of The Unusual Suspects organization.

How To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter and one writing sample to jobs@theunusualsuspects.org. Include in the subject line of your email the title of the position in which you are applying. No calls please.

MANAGER OF INSTITUTIONAL GIVING

Job Summary:

The Unusual Suspects has a well-established grants pipeline, a full calendar of submissions, and many long-term relationships with institutional funders. The Manager of Institutional Giving is a full-time position responsible for aiding the Advancement Department with grant writing, institutional giving support, and development duties in order to keep USTC submissions and fundraising on track. 

Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving (DIG) and working closely with the Advancement Department, the ideal candidate will compose grant proposals and reports, conduct on-going prospect research, and assist in data management and analysis, as well as administrative duties as assigned, to help generate funds from private/public institutions and individuals to support and sustain USTC programs and services.

The Manager of Institutional Giving will have excellent attention to detail, strong writing skills, an unmistakable work ethic, and will be an integral part of the Advancement Department.

Personal Qualifications:

The candidate has a commitment to developing leaders and coalition building. Strong commitment to social change through community empowerment and the arts. Personal values align with the vision and values of The Unusual Suspects organization.  

How To Apply:  Send resume, cover letter and one writing sample to jobs@theunusualsuspects.org. Include in the subject line of your email the title of the position in which you are applying. No calls please.

ADVANCEMENT DIRECTOR

Job Summary:

The Advancement Director (AD) is a core member of the senior leadership team of an organization with an unparalleled track record of transforming communities by empowering, enriching, and educating underserved youth and their families through original and collaborative theatre.

Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as a key member of the organization’s leadership team, the AD is responsible for ensuring the successful growth and sustainability of the organization. The AD will lead a high-performing development and communications team, working collaboratively across the organization to build and institutionalize a culture of philanthropy. Additionally, the AD will be responsible for the design
and implementation of a comprehensive development plan, meeting ambitious fundraising goals, and
engaging with the community through fundraising activities.
 
The AD is an experienced development professional who thrives in a highly collaborative, entrepreneurial, diverse, and inclusive culture. Further, they bring strong experience scaling corporate, foundation, and individual donor programs, building internal infrastructure and working effectively across a complex organization. The position is responsible for increasing annual fundraising for the organization through foundation and government funding as well as individual and corporate giving. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with a deep philanthropic portfolio that can develop new ideas for funding and seek sustainable partnerships.
 

Personal Qualifications:

The candidate has a commitment to developing leaders and coalition building. Strong commitment to social change through community empowerment and the arts. Personal values align with the vision and values of The Unusual Suspects organization.  

How To Apply:  Send your resume and cover letter to jobs@theunusualsuspects.org. Include in the subject line of your email “Advancement Director Application”. No calls, please.

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