Development Research and Grants Associate

Position is open in July 2016  for a Development  Research and  Grants Associate at Lincoln Center Theater.  Join a highly professional, fast-paced Development Office raising $12+ million annually in addition to special-purpose campaigns.

Qualifications include: B.A. degree and at  least  two to three years of  professional development experience in a not-for-profit arts or cultural organization. Advanced  degree  in  arts  management  a  plus.   Must  be  a  self-starter with: excellent development writing and  research skills;  mastery of  computer programs including Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Raiser's Edge; proficiency  using fundraising  research tools  including  the Foundation  Center On-line, Guidestar, WealthEngine and LexisNexis;  and general knowledge of foundation and corporate philanthropic sources for arts and cultural organizations. Strong organizational,  interpersonal  and  communications  skills, pleasant telephone manner, attention to  detail and follow-through, and poise under pressure also required.

Duties include: Provide support for  Grants Writer and Associate Director of Development. Draft gift acknowledgement letters. Adapt and format proposals and reports for  institutional  funding sources, often using on-line applications and reporting forms. Gather information from internal and external sources required by applications and reporting guidelines.  Proofread and edit  written  material.  Prepare support documents. Coordinate materials to fulfill requests for  funder websites and  annual reports.  Help to track funding credits for donor recognition. Research corporate and foundation funding prospects using on-line resources and current periodicals.  Prepare profiles and organize and  maintain prospect files. Recommend potential prospects for  support of productions and special projects. Prepare giving histories. Identify new sources of  information. Assist in updating lists  and contact information. Monitor current trends, studies and legislation on arts giving and philanthropy. Assist at special events.

Salary is negotiable.

Lincoln Center Theater is an equal opportunity employer.

E-mail letter to the attention of Hattie K. Jutagir,  Executive  Director  of Development & Planning, with resume, and writing samples to List Development Research and Grants Associate in the subject field.

You may also mail to: Development Office, Lincoln Center Theater, 150  West 65th St., New York, NY 10023 -Attention/Development Research and  Grants Associate application.

No telephone calls  please.