The Huntington Theatre Company, recipient of the 2013 Regional
Theatre Tony Award and leading Boston theatre company since 1982,
seeks a Campaign Manager to join their Development team.
Working collaboratively with the Chief Development Officer to
ensure campaign progress and momentum, the Campaign Manager will
oversee the managerial aspects of a multi-year Comprehensive
Campaign to transform the Huntington Theatre Company and its
renovation and expansion of its Huntington Avenue Theatre complex.
The campaign is scheduled to run through June 2022.
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Campaign Manager
will have both campaign office managerial responsibilities and will
have an important “public-facing” role interacting with donors and
- Develop and maintain campaign prospect pipeline, tracking and
managing cultivation and solicitation schedules.
- Provide staff support to the Campaign Committee, scheduling
meetings, preparing meeting materials and minutes and assisting
committee members in their role as campaign ambassadors.
- Conduct research on prospects, prepare solicitation briefing
documents and support staff and board solicitors in preparation for
solicitations and to ensure follow up.
- Interface and engage with donors and prospects in support of
senior staff and campaign leadership.
- Manage campaign logistics including creating and maintaining
timelines, financial tracking and campaign performance metrics and
- Support campaign communication plan assisting with presentation
preparations, maintaining and updating campaign collateral
materials, and, in conjunction with the Theatre’s marketing
department, oversee social media schedule and other external
- Participate in the planning and implementation of campaign
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- 3-5 years experience in development operations preferably
supporting a major campaign at a cultural
- Proficiency in Tessitura or similar CRM system; prospect
research tools such as WealthEngine; PowerPoint and Microsoft
office (excel; outlook etc.) is required
- Excellent organizational and communication skills with
meticulous attention to detail.
- Respectful and diplomatic manner, skilled at dealing with
confidential and sensitive information
- Ability to manage multiple deadline-oriented assignments and
projects at any given time.
- Ability to work effectively both independently and as a strong
team member; demonstrated ability to coordinate work with
leadership team and Development staff.
- This position includes some nights and occasional weekend work
related to fundraising events.
The Huntington Theatre Company engages, inspires, entertains and
challenges audiences with theatrical productions that range from
the classics to new works; we train and support the next generation
of theatre artists; we provide arts education programs that promote
life-long learning to a diverse community; and we celebrate the
essential power of the theatre to illuminate our common
Founded in 1982 and led by Artistic Director Peter DuBois and
Managing Director Michael Maso, the Huntington creates
award-winning productions, runs nationally renowned programs in
education and new play development, and serves the local theatre
community through its operation of the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion
at the Boston Center for the Arts.
The Huntington Theatre Company strives to attract a diverse
group of candidates for employment. African Americans, Asian
Americans, individuals with disabilities, individuals of two or
more races, Latin Americans, Native Americans or Alaska Natives,
Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders, veterans, and women are
encouraged to apply.
The Huntington Theatre Company provides Health, Dental, Life,
and Disability insurance, as well as paid vacation, sick days, and
Interested candidates, please send your resume, cover letter,
and salary expectations to:
Director of Human Resources
Huntington Theatre Company, Inc.
281 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
An affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer