Director of Development

Job description

New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep) NJ Rep is a professional, non-profit theater and arts organization located in Long Branch, NJ. NJ Rep is seeking a full-time Director of Development who will lead NJ Rep’s fundraising activities, including: creating and implementing an annual development strategy; identifying and pursuing grant opportunities; managing major gift solicitations; organizing special events; coordinating with outside consultants on a major capital project; and reporting to the board and executive leadership as required.


Candidate should have a thorough understanding of private foundations and knowledge of the non-profit arts sector in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. Experience with government funding/reporting, including the NJ State Council on the Arts, is a plus, as is familiarity with corporate sponsorship strategies. Candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills, independent initiative, flexibility, and good humor. Strong writing skills are a must, as is proficiency in relevant software and internet fundraising resources.


$40,000+, negotiable depending on experience.

How to apply

Please send cover letter, resume and three short writing samples via email (please put “Director of Development Position” in the subject line) or regular mail to:

Kevin Puvalowski
Managing Director
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

No phone calls please.