Company One

539 Tremont St. Studio 202
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
November 20, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Development Manager (Part-Time)

Company One Theatre seeks a visionary, talented and self-motivated individual to enact the current development plan and enhance the organization’s development systems and level of individual giving.
Be part of Company One Theatre’s successful team and provide a strong voice that will help grow C1 resources and shape the future of the organization. This is a Part-Time position (approximately half-time), responsible for:
  • Having a vision for expanding the organization’s individual giving reach and expansion, how to reach that vision, and what resources are needed to do it
  • Developing and executing a strategic, innovative, and comprehensive organizational individual plan, including researching and cultivating new prospects
  • Increasing the size of Company One Theatre’s individual donor base and generating new and increased donations from individuals• Developing, or re-designing, and executing donor tracking systems and metrics
  • Developing and executing all annual fundraising campaigns• Managing donor acknowledgement systems
  • Providing regular donor reports to the Managing Director on progress toward fundraising goals
  • Working with the C1 Board of Directors and senior staff to help engage them around development efforts
  • Reports to the Managing Director and works closely with the Artistic Director
About Company One:
Company One Theatre builds community at the intersection of art and social change. Founded in 1998, Company One has situated itself as a home for social justice and artistic excellence by connecting Boston’s diverse communities through live performance, the development of new plays and playwrights, arts education, and public engagement programming.Company One Theatre is an equal opportunity employer. 
Candidates of color, LGBTQ+ candidates, female identifying, and non-binary candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Passion for Company One Theatre’s mission, stakeholders and programming
  • A high energy, creative, self-starter, who can work both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Strong interest and knowledge of social media outlets• Excellent verbal, writing and copy editing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including working with the public and relationship building
  • Comfortable with and excited by new technology, software, and web-based platforms• Comfortable with non-traditional management and work structures
  • Ability to work a flexible and variable schedule depending on organizational events and needs, possible weekend and evening hours
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 year of experience in development and/or individual giving
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with Salesforce
  • Desire to help turn this opportunity into a full-time Development Director position
How To Apply:
Please email cover letter and résumé 
  • Attention: Sarah Cohan, Human Resources Manager
  • Email Address:
Apply by:
November 30, 2018
$20,000 - $25,000
About this Organization:

Company One Theatre builds community at the intersection of art and social change.

A Boston defined by justice, equity, and artistic innovation.

Welcome to our community, where every audience member, artist, student, and supporter has the opportunity to fight for social justice. At C1…

  • We strive to create intentional, authentic theatrical experiences that uniquely integrate content, style, space, and community.
  • We amplify new stories and adventurous theatrical forms to define what’s next in the American theatre.
  • We focus on growing our students’ authority, voice, and point of view, while developing artists into the next generation of change-makers.
  • Our work is responsive to what’s happening in our city, nation, and world.
  • We work towards justice by challenging inequity and oppressive systems.
  • Innovation, forward thinking, and collaboration lead the way.
  • We center our work on reciprocal relationships with community partners.
  • Representation is an act of social justice.
  • Our growth is motivated by questioning the status quo, internally and externally.
  • We strive for artistic excellence as defined by our collective community.