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Grants Coordinator, Shubert Foundation

Shubert Foundation
New York, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Office Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Shubert Foundation is the nation’s largest funder dedicated to unrestricted funding of not-for-profit theatres, dance companies, professional theatre training programs and related service agencies. In 2021, the Foundation awarded more than $32M in general operating grants to over 560 grantees.


Ranging from $10,000 to $325,000, the grants benefit a broad spectrum of performing arts organizations, from large to small, covering a wide range of locations around the country, from urban to rural. The Shubert Foundation is especially interested in providing support to professional resident theatre and dance companies that develop and produce new American work. Emphasis is placed upon a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.


TITLE:                        Grants Coordinator


HOURS:          The role is an in-office position and the work schedule will be 10:00am to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. Overtime, including weekends, will occasionally be required.


Assist the management staff with the daily administrative function of the Foundation, including, but not limited to:

  • Answering main phone line to field questions or route calls to appropriate individuals;
  • Maintaining on-line database of applicants and funded organizations;
  • Aiding in preparations of materials for application review and Board Meetings;
  • Maintaining files of current and past applications;
  • Providing assistance with clerical tasks, scheduling meetings and site visits, travel arrangements, expense reports, and petty cash reports;
  • Facilitating e-mail correspondence to organizations to provide information and guidelines for funding;


Qualified candidates will possess:

  • Bachelors’ Degree
  • Prior work experience is not essential, but related administrative internships and/or experience in not-for-profit theatre or dance a plus.
  • A passion for the performing arts.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, as well as superb communication skills—both verbal and written.
  • Computer literacy along with familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and grant management databases (such as Fluxx and Filemaker Pro).
  • Ability to work independently—as well as part of a team—in a deadline-oriented environment.


We offer a competitive salary and a superior benefits package.


We ask that qualified candidates submit their cover letters and resumes to


WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  It has been and will continue to be the policy of The Shubert Organization, its subsidiaries, and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, genetic information, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected categories.

We believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability, for both our employees and our business.

We strongly encourage people of color, women, indigenous people, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, parents, people from marginalized communities, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

For our full statement and goals for EQUITY AND INCLUSION at The Shubert Organization, please visit

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