Blank Theatre Company is seeking a volunteer Director of Development
in support of the mission and goals of the company.


Blank Theatre Company is a 501c3 theatre company based on the north
side of Chicago. The company was founded in 2017 and after a
successful first year of fundraising, has completed their inaugural
season including “Spring Awakening” by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik
and “Blackbird” by David Harrower. Season two announcement will be
coming soon.

Blank Theatre Company sheds light on under-heard stories and themes by
re-examining contemporary classics. We are as many voices as we are
people, and we work to engage Chicago artists and audiences in theatre
that is both timely and timeless.


The Director of Development is an integral part of the BTC team. The
primary responsibilities of the position include event planning,
record keeping, email blast coordination, stewardship, general
organizational advancement, and other duties as assigned. As time goes
on, this position will likely require grant writing, donor cultivation
and solicitation, and other responsibilities that fit the needs of the

This is a volunteer position and weekly engagement is between 0-10
hours per week, which is very flexible. All work is done at home,
including bi-weekly meetings. Because BTC is a new company, there may
be other responsibilities needed to ensure the success of productions
such as house management obligations, help with load-in and strike,
and others upon request. No production experience needed. This is a
great position for someone beginning in the field of development and
fundraising, as this provides a unique experience to learn and grow
while still having a leadership position.


– A basic understanding of fundraising terms, activities, procedures.
– A genuine interest in the mission and values of the organization.
– The willingness to ensure the future success of the organization’s endeavors.

Instructions to Apply:

Please email blanktheatre1@gmail.com with your resume and cover letter. Cover letters may be addressed to Jackie McCollough, Director of Development.

To apply for this job email your details to blanktheatre1@gmail.com

Pay Range: Volunteer