Director of Development (PTC)

Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) is a leading regional theatre company that produces, develops, and presents entertaining and imaginative contemporary theatre focused on the American experience. PTC balances its Philadelphia roots with a national point of view that combines a taste for adventure with a dedication to new American plays and musicals. PTC is a LORT D theatre with a budget of approximately $3.5M, currently in its 47th season. The organization is concluding four seasons that reflect an organizational realignment, following leadership changes at the management and board level.

PTC has recently embraced the call for radical change within the American theater industry. The organization strives to be not only a hub for the exploration and questioning of the American experience, but a sanctuary of theatrical wonder and where artistic discovery can thrive. Taking action on our commitments to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access will be one of the cornerstones of our theater to lead us into the future and promise of the live, American drama. We seek applicants who are determined to advance our mission and values, work in a collaborative environment with varying viewpoints and perspectives for the betterment of the Philadelphia community, and further the human experience through dialogue


Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC) is seeking a dynamic, creative, and experienced development professional to lead the company’s fundraising e orts as Director of Development. Reporting to both the Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director, the ideal candidate will play an active and dynamic role in implementing a refreshed mission and a new vision for the company. This person will be excited to drive organizational change through the theatre’s fundraising apparatus, provide departmental leadership, and collaborate with board and staff alike to engage the Philadelphia community in PTC’s programs. The candidate will have a passion for theatre and connecting supporters with the rich cultural history and story of PTC. This person will be a creative and out of the box thinker and bring with them knowledge and ability to embrace the industry’s shift to reimagine how diverse supporters are welcomed in our spaces and we speak about theatre. Candidates will join a team contributing to a strategic plan focused on bold programming, a renewed commitment to developing new work, and broader participation in the national theatre industry. PTC seeks a candidate pool from a variety of backgrounds and experience to encourage new perspectives and practices within the organization.




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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2021-07-01 14:34:06 -0400