BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange seeks Development Associate/Events Manager (Part Time, Permanent)

Seeking experienced individual to work in partnership with the Executive Director and Managing Director on:

  • Institutional Giving (Foundation, Corporate, Government): working closely with Executive Director, serve  as in-house grant writer, manage the development calendar and track deadlines, research new prospects, package proposals, final reports and create budgets as needed.
  • Individual Giving: work with key staff to create annual appeal campaigns, track donors, and write thank you letters.
  • Sponsorship: in partnership with Marketing Director, secure new season sponsorship from local businesses related to events/programs as well as general support of BAX.
  • Fundraising Events: manage a variety of small fundraising events throughout the season including BAX’s annual gala. Duties including soliciting in-kind donations, working with vendors, partnering with Marketing Department on outreach, securing volunteers, and overseeing logistics of events.

Successful candidate will have excellent writing, editing, organizational and interpersonal skills and have knowledge of the current performing arts funding environment. Person should also have experience in seeking sponsorship and/or event management and be strongly motivated and independently driven. Minimum 2 years development experience required.

Position:15 hours/ week with a preference for three 5-hour days Monday-Friday. (Additional hours may be required around specific events).

Compensation:$18-$20/hour depending on experience.

Start Date:Immediately

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange, founded in 1991, is a multi-disciplinary non-profit performing arts organization in Park Slope, Brooklyn.  BAX offers performances in dance, theater, and performance; artist services including rehearsal space rental, space grants, and artist residencies; and after school dance and theater classes for youth as well as public school dance/theater residencies in Brooklyn public schools. BAX’s budget is just over 1 million and is supported through Foundation, Corporate, and Government funding as well as earned income through tuition, space rental, and box office receipts.  For more information visit

To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and three references in PDF format via email only to:

Marya Warshaw

Executive Director

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange



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