Term: Year-round, full-time
Status: Non-Exempt, at-will employee
Supervisor: Manager of Individual Giving
Schedule: Weekdays typical, occasional evenings or weekends
Location: Predominantly work on site, some remote possible as approved by supervisor
Salary Range: $35,000 - $38,000 plus benefits
Shakespeare & Company is committed to evolving its approach to diversity and inclusion to engender an active process and positive change toward race equity in its employment and artistry. Our goal is to engage ourselves in endeavors which enrich and promote a more just society.
The Company now seeks a Development Assistant to oversee the daily maintenance of Raiser’s Edge database, including data entry, processing of reports and acknowledgements. The incumbent will also provide administrative support in all areas of development including individual giving, donor tracking, event planning, and institutional giving. The Company also seeks a candidate who will embrace Shakespeare & Company’s vigorous commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access as well as anti-racism initiatives. Applicants from groups historically underrepresented in theatre administration are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates who possess the above qualifications, or transferrable skills, are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume, and references.
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Shakespeare & Company
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240
By fax: 413-637-4274
Shakespeare & Company is committed to the principles of equal employment and to providing equal employment opportunities. It is our intent to maintain an inclusive work environment free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, military service, veteran status, pregnancy or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Our summer season consists of Shakespearian and contemporary plays performed on a variety of indoor and outdoor performance spaces at our 30-acre campus. Shop spaces include natural light in second floor, air-conditioned Costume Shop, a 110’ x 60’ Scene Shop with a 20’ x 40’ Paint deck, and separate Props Shop. We also have separate Sound and Lighting facilities as well as 3,500 sq. ft. of costume stock and 12,000+ sq. ft. of props and scenic storage.
S&Co expects the following from each employee: adheres to Company policies and procedures outlined in the Employee Handbook; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about departmental issues; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; particpates in Company events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.
Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.