Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS seeks a dynamic and experienced fundraiser to join its development team to help grow and steward relationships with students, teachers, volunteers and individual donors, deepening their connection to Broadway Cares’ mission and our fundraising efforts. The community engagement coordinator will report to the individual giving officer and work closely with the development and communications teams to strategize, coordinate, implement and expand fundraising efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Build relationships with college and high school theater groups, Thespian troupes and state organizations, and theater enthusiasts to empower them to fundraise for Broadway Cares and create positive change in their local communities by mirroring the efforts of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions
Engage regional and community theaters in our fundraising efforts
Attend select Thespian, leadership and teacher conferences to create awareness about Broadway Cares
Engage Educational Theatre Association to further foster relationships with local troupes, chapter directors and national executives
Identify prospective fundraisers and provide tools to ensure their success
Create and implement engagement plan to promote supporters using social media to raise money for Broadway Cares and increase overall fundraising via social media
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the philanthropic heart of the Broadway community. Money raised by Broadway Cares funds organizations across the country that provide lifesaving medication, healthy meals, counseling and emergency assistance for those in need and crisis. Broadway Cares is the single largest financial supporter of The Actors Fund, helping everyone in entertainment and the performing arts, and awards annual grants to more than 450 social service organizations responding to the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS and other critical, debilitating illnesses, now including COVID-19, in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS values a diverse workforce and a culture of inclusivity and belonging. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity. We are committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion, respect and integrity for all.
Experience with peer-to-peer fundraising
Experience working with students and teachers a plus
Keen understanding of Facebook and Instagram fundraisers
Ability to authentically engage a wide variety of people
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to organize and prioritize work
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Excellent interpersonal skills
A self-starter with ability to multi-task with solid organizational and time-management skills
Understanding of and commitment to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS’ mission
A sense of humor and a positive attitude
An affection for dogs
Health and dental insurance
Life and long-term disability insurance
Health savings account
Defined benefit pension plan
To apply, send a thoughtful cover letter outlining your fit for the role and resume to email@example.com with “Community Engagement Coordinator-Your Name” as the subject line. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.
About Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the philanthropic heart of the Broadway community. Money raised by Broadway Cares funds organizations across the country that provide lifesaving medication, healthy meals, counseling and emergency assistance for those in need and crisis. Broadway Cares is the single largest financial supporter of the Entertainment Community Fund (formerly The Actors Fund), helping everyone in entertainment and the performing arts. Broadway Cares also awards annual grants to more than 450 social service organizations responding to the needs of those in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. living with HIV/AIDS, dealing with COVID-19 and facing other debilitating illnesses.