Manager of Major Gifts and Planned Giving

Job Type

Full Time




50 Church Street
United States


Tony Award-winning HARTFORD STAGE seeks a fundraising professional with 3+ years’ experience to serve as Manager of Major Gifts and Planned Giving. The position will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gifts to the annual fund and help to plan and implement a pending endowment and advancement campaign. They also will have primary responsibility for expanding the Shakespeare Society, a planned giving circle, through cultivation and stewardship activities. The successful candidate will have proven success soliciting major gifts and exceptional communication skills. Knowledge of the arts and the Greater Hartford philanthropic community a plus. Candidates must possess an Associate’s degree or beyond, 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, and references to Antay Bilgutay at

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree