Development Director

Job Type

Full Time



Application Deadline



3225 8th Street NE
United States


Dance Place, a nationally recognized cultural arts center in Washington, DC, seeks a Development Director. This is a 40 hour per week, salaried, year-round position with benefits. The Development Director will report to the Executive Artistic Director. The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of non-profit arts fundraising experience and embrace Dance Place’s mission to build a community of artists, audiences and students through high quality performances, commissions, training and educational programs and our commitment to enriching the field of dance locally, nationally and internationally. Dance Place is an equal opportunity employer.

Title: Development Director

Number of hours per week: 40

Department: Development

Immediate supervisor: Executive Artistic Director

Position Overview: The Development Director will be responsible for oversight of all fundraising activity for the organization including grants, individual giving, special events and other special initiatives. The Development Director will work in collaboration with the development team, including the Executive Artistic Director and Individual Giving Associate, in carrying out the organization’s unified development plan. They will also work closely with the Financial Director and Board of Directors to monitor Dance Place’s financial health and long-range financial planning.

Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, send cover letter, resume, and two references to Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. However, applications received by November 9, 2018 will be given priority.