Major Gifts Officer

Shakespeare Theatre Company
Washington, DC 20003




Major Gifts Officer


The Shakespeare Theatre Company seeks a Major Gifts Officer (MGO) to join our Development Team. The MGO manages a portfolio of major donors ($1,500+) to the STC Annual Fund, as well as capital and special project fundraising. The MGO identifies, cultivates, and solicits new major donors to meet approved fundraising targets, and plays an integral role in development of overall major gifts strategy. Responsibilities include developing an ongoing list of potential major gift prospects; creating and executing strategies for successful solicitation of these prospects; keeping Tessitura and other tracking systems up to date; planning and executing cultivation and stewardship activities in conjunction with the Individual Giving team – including both one-on-one and small group events – within approved budgets.


The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience in English, Theatre, Communications, Business, Marketing, etc. and at least 3 to 5 years of individual giving experience.


Please apply on our website at, or you may send a cover letter, resume, and references to The Shakespeare Theatre Company recognizes the value of a work force made up of highly skilled people from a variety of backgrounds. No phone calls please.


January 11, 2017 – January 11, 2017


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