Barrington Stage Company, Inc. Donor Relations Assistant in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
This job is part-time remote: thru late May (10 hours/week) then on-site in Pittsfield, MA from Memorial Day - Labor Day (40 hours/week - dates can be flexible) Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning theatre company in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA), seeks a Donor Relations Assistant to join the Development team. The right candidate has a genuine interest in theatre and in providing personalized concierge services to our top supporters to create an outstanding donor experience. The assistant has skills in customer service, CRMs (Customer Relationship Management Systems), and writing and research. They must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced office environment, while maintaining a positive attitude on the development team. This remote position is 10-20 hours a week, and begins immediately. From Memorial Day through Labor Day (in season), the assistant position will be full-time (40 hours a week) and the candidate will be required to be on site in Pittsfield, MA. Dates can be slightly flexible. However a commitment to work through the 2024 summer season is a must. BSC has a three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to engage our community with vibrant, inclusive educational outreach programs. BSC is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. BSC committed to providing a conscious, healthy, and respectful work environment for everyone involved in bringing its mission to life. As such we seek team members who contribute to the diversity of backgrounds and experiences to support an expansive artistic and educational vision; are committed to engaging in ongoing anti-oppression work collectively and individually, value collaboration, flexibility, and an openness to continuous personal and professional growth. Please review our code of conduct located on our website. - Responsibilities: - Department Newsletter - Design, schedule, draft content of our monthly donor newsletter - Database / Donor Relations - Assist with donation entry in BSC\'s database and preparing acknowledgment letters; Assist with ticketing and other services for major donors; Assisting with pulling reports, appeal lists and cleaning same - Donor Research - Research individual, foundation and corporate donor prospects - Special Events - Assist with all aspects of party and event management including invitation design, RSVP tracking, and follow-up - Legacy Society / Business Partners - Assist with meetings, collateral, etc to advance these program - General support as needed for the department (ie, drafting agendas, taking minutes, running errands) Additional Responsibilities: - Show Postering - 2-4X a summer Requirements and Qualifications - A self-starter with excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented - Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Adobe Acrobat - Experience and interest in producing e-newsletters using graphic design (i.e., Canva) - Interest or affinity with customer relations software (particular Tessitura) - Strong writing and communication skills - A solutions-oriented team player - Positive! Upbeat! Personable! Able to professionally engage BSC\'s patrons - Held to high personal standards of excellence - Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality - Interested in fundraising, the Berkshires and/or theatre is a strong plus! - Must be able to lift 40 pounds and have license and car.