Merrimack Repertory Theatre

132 Warren St.
Lowell, MA 01852

Date Posted:
November 26, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



Grant Writer (Part-time)


Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT), located in Lowell, Ma and serving the Greater Merrimack Valley, seeks a part-time Grant Writer (10-15 hours per week) to join our team. With an annual budget of $2.8 million, MRT has achieved national acclaim for producing new works. Since 2015, MRT has produced 11 award-winning world premieres to critical acclaim.

The Grant Writer will pursue various foundation funding opportunities for the organization including proposal preparation and submission, complying with reporting requirements, and implementing appropriate stewardship efforts. She/he/they will work strategically and creatively with the Executive Director and Director of Development to raise funds for MRT. Ideal candidate will have a record of successful fundraising from both government and foundation sources.


Qualifications include: 5+ years grant writing experience in non-profit sector; theatre/arts experience preferred; bachelor's degree; ability to work independently while partnering with across departments; excellent written and oral communication skills.

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

MRT is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity.

How To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Development Associate Jillian Sampieri:

Apply by:
December 21, 2018
Salary: $30-40/hour
About this Organization:
Merrimack Repertory Theatre, founded in 1979, is a professional theatre company based in Lowell, Massachusetts. We operate as a member of the League of Resident Theatres, with collective bargaining agreements with Actors Equity Association, United Scenic Artists, and the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers. MRT is a Constituent of Theatre Communications Group, the national organization for the non-profit American theatre. We produce a 7-play season, with performances from September through May.