Foundation Relations Manager

Job title: Foundation Relations Manager
Organization: Dayton Performing Arts Alliance
Location: Dayton, OH
Industry: Arts & Culture

Job Description

The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA), a non-profit organization comprised of Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, seeks a full-time Foundation Relations Manager. The position develops and supports DPAA relationships with government funders and private and corporate foundation donors, provides integral coordination of fundraising applications with key staff within DPAA and foundation representatives, and provides proposal writing and call preparation support for the President and CEO, Chief Development Officer and others. He/she also manages the overall local, regional and national foundation portfolio, coordinated with various members of the Development team, to assist in meeting DPAA goals and annual budget.

The successful candidate will possess: a Bachelor’s Degree in related field; a minimum of three years’ experience in fundraising, grantsmanship and/or professional writing, excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience in working with interns; computer proficiency; and a strong interest in the performing arts with some knowledge of ballet, opera, and orchestral music desirable. Some evening and weekend hours are required.

Send a cover letter and resume by 2/28/18 to Paul Helfrich, President and CEO, Dayton Performing Arts Alliance at or to Paul Helfrich, 126 N Main St Ste 210, Dayton, OH 45402.