Institutional Fundraising Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time




516 8th St SE
United States


The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks an Institutional Fundraising Coordinator (IFC) to support the day-to-day operations of foundation, government, and corporate fundraising. The IFC will be responsible for researching prospects; writing proposals, letters of inquiry and reports; stewarding grants and managing donor relationships; maintaining Tessitura accounts; and participating at cultivation and fundraising events. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management, Theatre, Communications or related field and 1-2 years grant writing experience. The IFC must be very detail-oriented, diplomatic and organized and be able to effectively communicate details to other staff members and STC management in a timely manner. Strong interpersonal skills and writing skills, flexibility and willingness to learn and knowledge of Microsoft Office are required, experience with Tessitura or a similar database preferred but not required.


Health, dental, and vision coverage with CareFirst, 403(b) retirement plan with match, life insurance and disability coverage, SmartBenefits, FSA, and free theatre tickets.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please apply on our website at, or you may send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than three pages), and references to Please note that applications submitted without a cover letter and writing sample will not be considered. The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a work force made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. No phone calls please.