Major Gifts and Planned Giving Manager

Job Type

Full Time




50 Church Street
United States


Tony award-winning HARTFORD STAGE seeks a full-time Manager of Major Gifts and Planned Giving to manage the organizational efforts to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts to the annual fund. In addition, they will help to plan and implement a pending endowment and advancement campaign. This position also will have primary responsibility for expanding the Shakespeare Society, a planned giving circle, through cultivation and stewardship activities. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have exceptional communication skills, and demonstrated success working with major individual donors. Knowledge of the arts and the Greater Hartford philanthropic community a plus. Candidates must possess an Associate’s degree or beyond, and at least three years fundraising/administrative experience; attention to detail, the ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment, the desire to grow in the field of development and interest in regional theatre. EOE. Hartford Stage is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Please send resume, cover letter, references to Antay Bilgutay at


Health, dental, vision, 401K with employer matching after 18 months, paid time off (vacation, personal, sick days).

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Antay Bilgutay.