The Lied Center for Performing Arts is seeking a Development Manager to manage all fundraising programs at the Lied Center including individual giving, corporate sponsorship, grants and major gifts. Manager is responsible for creating and implementing an annual development plan and providing long term strategy. Responsible for hiring and supervising development staff. Manager will participate actively in direct fundraising activities and cultivations. Nights & weekends required based on event schedule.
Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program.
Bachelor’s degree in business, art administration/arts, hospitality or related field (equivalency considered) plus three years management of nonprofit fundraising/development experience, with proven work history of raising no less than $100,000 in annual campaign support at a recognized organization (incorporated) required. Experience cultivating relationships with current and potential contributors essential. Must have experience in areas such as corporate fundraising; development of individual giving and grant writing or equivalent. Working knowledge of PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software necessary. Superior interpersonal relationship skills; strong communication skills (both oral and written); and proven management/leadership abilities required.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience.
About Lied Center for Performing Arts - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Lied Center for Performing arts is one of the top 100 theaters in the world. Every year iconic artists like Yo-Yo Ma and the Chicago Symphony to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Actors’ Gang grace the Lied’s stage. A wide variety of popular entertainment is showcased annually ranging from the top national Broadway productions to music stars and comedians. The Lied is a state-of-th...e-art performing arts facility located on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The venue opened in 1990 and is known as Nebraska’s “Home for the Arts.” Our mission is to educate, entertain and inspire a statewide audience. We do so through presenting major local, regional, national and international artists each year, along with offering a robust education program that serves students of all ages throughout the state of Nebraska. More than 120,000 people visit the Lied each year for performances, educational programs, University events, and a variety of private rental events including business meetings, weddings, Husker tailgates and other community and private events. Learn more at www.liedcenter.org. The Lied Center is an exciting and unique place to work. Because of the nature of our business, we interact with people from many cultures and backgrounds through the context of the performing arts. The work is fulfilling, enriching and invigorating. As a part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), Lied Center employees enjoy the excellent health, education and retirement benefits that the university offers. UNL is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. Find out more at employment.unl.edu.