Florida Repertory Theatre is a fully professional theatre company serving all of Southwest Florida, and is now entering its 18th season as an ensemble-based, artist-driven organization with an annual operating budget of approximately $3 million. Florida Rep operates on an LOA/LORT D contract with Actors Equity, and works with members of both United Scenic Artists and the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers. Performing in the Historic Arcade Theatre (a 393-seat proscenium house) and the newly-renovated ArtStage Studio (a 120-seat adaptable black box), Florida Rep produces a wide variety of comedies, dramas and musicals, and brings more than 80,000 people to the Fort Myers River District annually throughout its October to May season. In addition to its work onstage, Florida Rep operates very active Education & Outreach Department that reaches more than 17,000 young people annually. With a growing national profile, Florida Rep is one of the most active arts organizations in the area, and holds true to its mission to "improve the quality of life in our community through all the arts," and strives to continue to "Set the Bar High" as “One of America’s Top Repertory Companies” -The Wall Street Journal.
- DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Florida Repertory Theatre seeks a dynamic Director of Development to design and execute fundraising activities. Reporting to the Managing Director, this position leads a three-person development team in supporting and coordinating Board and senior management fundraising goals and activities. The Development Department designs and executes all philanthropic initiatives including annual giving campaigns, legacy giving, grants, major gifts, special events, and other related solicitations. This position will also lead efforts to substantially increase contributed income over the next five years. The Director of Development is also charged with communicating the vitality and importance of Florida Rep with superior tact and diplomacy to various constituencies in Southwest Florida. Candidates should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Experience with donor management software is a plus. Candidate must be willing and able to work flexible hours with some nights and weekends as required. To apply, please send letter of introduction, resume, and references to John Martin, Managing Director or via email or US Mail to PO Box 2483, Fort Myers, FL 33901. No phone calls please. EOE.