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Nashville Repertory Theatre

Development Associate

Nashville Repertory Theatre


Job Summary


To assist the lead development officer in securing funds for Nashville Repertory Theatre by recruiting a group of qualified individual, corporate, government, and foundation donors; assuring as many as possible are retained as continuing donors and upgraded in their giving and involvement; and fostering the growth of fundraising best practices.

This is a forward-facing position, requiring extensive communication with the public in person, via phone, and in email.  Occasional night and weekend work will be required when assisting in events.

Job Responsibilities


  • Assist with individual donor relations and membership programs, including gift management, stewardship and donor acknowledgements
  • Assist with annual fundraising campaign, including direct mail and email solicitations
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of special events, including volunteer coordination, ticketing, and auction management
  • Maintain databases of donors, patrons, prospects, and volunteers and manage hard and electronic files pertaining to donors and prospects
  • Assist with foundation and corporate proposals and reporting
  • Assist in grants management
  • Support the lead development officer and the executive director in donor stewardship


Desired qualifications:

  • Exemplary communication skills, both oral and written
  • Proficiency in major office software packages
  • Highly organized, process-oriented, and detail driven
  • A knowledge of the nonprofit development environment, which may be evidenced by experience and/or education
  • A knowledge of our local community

Additional Information



The minimum salary will be $35,568 annually, negotiable depending on experience. The benefit package includes options of health, dental, vision, and life insurance, plus paid time off and vacation pay.

How to Apply


Email cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to Interviews will begin October 20.


  • Date Posted: October 18, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture