Feb 16, 2024

Antaeus Theatre Company

Glendale CA

BACKGROUND
Antaeus Theatre Company is an actor-driven theater company that explores and produces timely and timeless works, grounded in our passion for the Classics. We illuminate diverse human experiences through performance, training and outreach. We believe in the transformative power of live theater.

Antaeus is located at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Downtown Glendale, CA and is a leading intimate theater in Los Angeles. The center includes an 80-seat theater, a reconfigurable 36-seat black box space, and a theater library. The current annual fundraising goal is approximately $1 million, and the company produces three productions a year.

POSITION SUMMARY
Antaeus currently seeks a full-time Senior Associate, Philanthropy & Communications to join our team. Reporting to the Producing Executive Director, the Senior Associate, Philanthropy & Communications will support all fundraising and communications efforts at Antaeus. The successful candidate will have a passion for theater, be highly motivated, extremely organized, and have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.This is an onsite position, and will require occasional work in the evening and on the weekend.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and maintain an annual communications calendar outlining campaigns and initiatives; Create and execute all communications for Antaeus including: print materials, e-blasts, donor and subscriber communications, invitations, website updates, and social media posts; Tracks analytics to evaluate the success of campaigns.

Manage an assigned portfolio of current and prospective donors, subscribers, and community partners through meetings, phone calls, and other cultivation strategies;

Oversees “Moves Management” tracking for major donors;

Elevates the importance of stewarding all patrons in ways that strengthen their interest in, satisfaction with, and commitment to Antaeus;

Works with Producing Executive Director to advance relationships with major donors and community partners aligning with organizational priorities.

Ensures accuracy of all patron information across all platforms including, but not limited to Mailchimp, TRG Arts, and OvationTix;

Performs all gift entry in the database, ensuring that all gifts and pledges are accurate;

Coordinates with bookkeeper to ensure accurate record keeping.

Oversees all events at Antaeus including Opening Night Celebrations,

Season Announcement Party, and other patron cultivation and stewardship events.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience
One or more years of professional experience in non-profit organization, preferably in theater or the performing arts.

Knowledge and Skills
Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills; including the ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization including the executive leadership team is required. Strong written communication and proofreading skills.

The ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse group of board members, donors, volunteers, patrons and staff of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Self-motivated, well-organized, detail oriented, and excellent customer relations skills.

Must demonstrate ability to problem solve and to handle varied projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.

Appreciates and is enthusiastic about theater and the important role that cultural organizations play in the life of a vibrant community.

Must be able to balance the many challenges inherent in working in a growing, fast-paced intimate theater environment.

A clear and demonstrable commitment to anti-racism and EDI values.

A true collaborator who possesses the ability to work in a team environment.

Confident, personable, and positive individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including strong presentation skills.

Technical Knowledge/Computer literacy in Microsoft Office software applications.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and comfortable using CRM software.

Administrative
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and some holidays.

To View the Full Job Description visit https://antaeus.org/about-antaeus/work-with-us/

To apply, please send your cover letter with demonstrable accomplishments and resume to anarose@antaeus.org with the subject “Senior Associate, Philanthropy & Communications”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.