PLAYING ON AIR SEEKS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE


Who We Are
On public radio and podcast, Playing on Air is the home of America's greatest playwrights, actors, and directors - a new way to experience theater. As a non-profit devoted to theater accessibility, we record compelling, short audio plays and release them for audiences nationwide, for free and on-demand. Learn more at playingonair.org

Job Opening  
Playing on Air is seeking a Development Associate to begin work on or around May 15. This paid position is part-time, approximately 2 days per week, with some schedule flexibility. 

Qualifications 
Required:  
•  Extraordinary writing and interpersonal skills  
•  High level of organization and self-motivation 
•  Project management skills   
•  Ability to meet deadlines 
•  Some familiarity with the American theater and playwriting landscape 
•  Based in or within commuting distance of NYC
Highly preferred:  
•  Previous grant writing, fundraising, or arts administration experience  
•  Familiarity with federal and state funding platforms (e.g., Grants Gateway)   

Primary Job Responsibilities 
•  Research foundations, grants, state funding and donors  
•  Serve as primary grant writer for new and recurring funding  
•  Work closely with the Producing Artistic Director to draft proposals to donors  
•  Assist in planning and managing annual fundraising event  
•  Track grant reporting requirements, draft reports and coordinate report submission  
•  Meet with potential funders as necessary  
•  Maintain infrastructure for federal and state funding sources  
•  Spearhead new fundraising initiatives in conversation with the Producing Artistic Director and Board    


To Apply 
Initial application should include a current resume & a one-page pitch letter introducing us to a nonprofit or organization whose work you are passionate about.   
Please email bonnie@playingonair.org with subject line “Development Associate Application - Your Name.” 
We’re hoping to fill this position by month’s end & encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.