Foundation and Government Giving Manager

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 07, 2021
Jun 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Foundation & Government Giving Manager


Roundabout Theatre Company, the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatre, seeks an articulate, personable individual to join the company’s Development Department as Foundation & Government Giving Manager. The position reports to the Foundation & Government Giving Director, and serves as the senior writer for proposals, reports, and other collateral related to renewing existing support and securing new grants to achieve our mission.  A successful candidate will be able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously, manage projects with support from several offices within the company, and supervise the Foundation and Government Giving Assistant.



This is some of what the Foundation & Government Giving Manger will do:


  • Craft foundation grant proposals, letters of interest, reports, and any other necessary communications to secure general operating, artistic development, commissioning, education, capital, and other special project support
  • Develop city, state, and federal government proposals and reports
  • Work with business office to ensure financial fidelity on budgets and other financial reporting
  • Support the Director of Foundation & Government Giving as a front-line point of contact for existing foundation and government donors, as well as prospects
  • Oversee the work of the Foundation and Government Giving Assistant
  • Take part in site visits and other Development events as necessary


This is some of what the Foundation & Government Giving Manager should know:


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Three to four years’ experience in nonprofit development required, preferably in the performing arts field. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills (language skills required: English). Must demonstrate ability to take direction, set and maintain priorities, balance demands of multiple tasks, and meet strict deadlines. Attention to detail and ability to take initiative a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook required. Knowledge of Tessitura or related CRM database preferred.


Besides the requisite technical skills, the right candidate will show excellent persuasive writing and editing skills, as well as a keen attention to detail. Must also be comfortable interacting directly with donors, including conducting in-person program site visits with foundation and government stakeholders.


This person will work remotely until our administrative offices reopen later this year, at which time full time in-person work will resume. Some evening and weekend work is required. The salary for this position ranges from $59,000 - $63,000 annually, depending on experience.


Please forward cover letter in PDF or Word with salary requirements and resume to: – and use code FGM-0521 in the subject line. No phone calls please. 


As part of our application process, we ask that candidates consider completing a survey. This is voluntary and survey information will be anonymous and kept separate from application materials. Click on the link below to access the survey.


Mission: Roundabout Theatre Company celebrates the power of theatre by spotlighting classics from the past, cultivating new works of the present, and educating minds for the future. 


Roundabout Theatre Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to represent individuals from all walks of life in its workforce. We want our employment community to be a representation of the diverse world we live in. As such, we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply, and we ensure that every candidate who applies for a position at Roundabout Theatre Company is treated equally and fairly without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status and any other factor prohibited by law.  We believe diversity in our teammates is paramount to our success as a not-for-profit theatre serving all communities in New York. 

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