Organization Description: The bergenPAC is a 501(c)3 organization with a 1371 seat theater, has a robust Performing Art School and extensive Arts Educational Outreach Programs. The theater, which hosts 150+ performances each year (rock, jazz, classical, comedy, dance, etc.), is located
Position Description: The Grants Writer is a key member of the bergenPAC Development Team, charged with the creative growth and maintenance of the organizations existing and prospective institutional supporters (foundations, corporate and government agencies). This position reports to the Director of Development and works closely in support of the Directors of the Performing Art School (PAS), PAS Outreach Programs and President/CEO.
Primary responsibilities include working with Senior Staff to strategically develop and execute an annual plan for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, stewarding and retaining institutional funding support for the theater’s operating budget, capital improvements, in-theater educational programs and educational outreach programs. Responsibilities also include prospect identification, research and positioning, inquiry and proposal writing, grant stewardship and relationship building, budgeting and reporting. in Englewood, NJ, in Bergen County.
Candidates should have evidence of success in grant writing with a strong fluency in storytelling; have exceptional organizational, interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills. The candidate should also be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and with staff at all levels, be a team player. Successful awards for National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grants are highly desired. Experience with Microsoft Office, Excel and Raiser’s Edge is highly desirable.
Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required. Experience in non-profit fundraising is required, the arts preferred.
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Evening and weekend work will be required ad dictated by donor events and meetings.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
Please send a cover letter, resume and three writing examples, including at least two grant proposals to email@example.com. Position to be filled as soon as possible. No phone calls please.
bergenPAC’s facilities include a 1,367-seat theater with the Intermezzo Art Gallery on the balcony level. A 70-seat cabaret theater, 80-seat Black Box Theater, and an 8 studio Performing Arts School. bergenPAC is an engine of economic vitality, serving nearly 1,000,000 individuals living in Bergen County as well as residents from Passaic, Hudson, Essex, Union, and Rockland (NY) counties.
We fea...ture around 200 annual performances and events in a variety of genres including Rock and Pop, Jazz, Ballet, Traditional Arts, Adult Contemporary, Comedy, and Family Fun!
Our school provides arts education in music, dance, theater, insturments, voice, production, and more!