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Phone: 216-991-9000

Address: 13110 Shaker Square, Suite 106, Cleveland, OH 44120


March 30, 2011

DANCECleveland Hiring Development Director

DANCECleveland, the region's only organization whose sole focus is to present national and international dance companies, is seeking a full-time or part-time Development Director. The Development Director will be responsible for the coordination and execution of the organization's Foundation, Corporate and Government fundraising efforts, Annual Fund campaigns and Major Gifts fund raising.

This includes, but is not limited to:

+ Current Foundation and Government funders: creating and submitting grant packages and grants management including all reporting, correspondence and acknowledgement letters (currently includes approximately 25 Foundation grants and 10 Government grants per year), identifying potential new foundation and government grant opportunities and creating and implementing a process to approach these potential funders

+Support the corporate grant and sponsorship efforts, led by the Executive Director

+ Create and implement the Annual Fund campaigns (currently 2 per year)

+ Help create and launch a major gifts campaign

+ Maintaining a grants calendar and all grant related addendum materials

+ Maintaining the records for DANCECleveland with the Ohio Cultural Database.

This position is deadline driven and the ebb and flow of work will vary throughout the year with the heaviest period being between February and April and the reporting period in July. The desired candidate will be results-oriented, highly organized, goal oriented with superior writing and communication skills. Candidates should have a Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of three years of experience in the grant writing and development fields.

We offer a generous compensation package based on experience. Serious candidates should send a cover letter with salary requirements, resume and a grant writing sample, to by April 12, 2011. No phone calls, please.


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