FirstWorks Seeks Director of Development

FirstWorks seeks a Director of Development (DoD) with an agile skillset and a commitment to FirstWorks’ mission. The DoD is a member of the senior management team with primary responsibility for corporate and individual giving. They connect donors, funders, sponsors and ticket-buyers to the organization through a variety of development strategies. The DoD must be an excellent writer, analytical thinker, and communicator capable of distilling information into a compelling case for the support of FirstWorks and working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Reporting to the Executive Artistic Director (EAD), the DoD will spearhead development efforts to achieve annual fundraising goals through the solicitation of gifts, grants and sponsorships. The DoD manages a portfolio of relationships with existing supporters and helps forge new relationships to build FirstWorks’ visibility, impact, and funding pipeline. They will contribute to all aspects of the organization’s fundraising strategy including sponsorship, the Annual Fund campaign, and the Curator’s Circle, FirstWorks’ premium donor membership program. The position oversees the Development Team and liaises with the Board of Directors on fundraising initiatives.

For full job description and application instructions, visit the FirstWorks Jobs page.

PVDFest Seeks Marketing Contractor

PVDFest co-producers, FirstWorks and the City of Providence, seek a versatile individual or agency to develop creative and marketing materials, festival communications and targeted outreach campaigns, including social media management and deployment for PVDFest from mid-January through June 2020.

The PVDFest Marketing Sub-Contractor will produce creative content, including campaign graphics, collateral, photo formatting and editing, and social media. In addition to those responsibilities, the Marketing Sub-Contractor will be responsible for creating campaign and editorial content. Graphic design experience and excellent written communication skills are required.

The successful firm/candidate will demonstrate editorial and visual sensibility, the ability to meet tight deadlines and understand how to effectively market and communicate information through visual, multimedia and social media platforms.
The deadline for submission is January 3, 2020. For more information, view the full Request for Proposals.

CityArts Seeking Teaching Artists

¡CityArts! is looking for a select number of part-time Teaching Artists to lead our community-based afterschool workshops. Classes will be held over 10 weeks, January 21 – March 26.

They are seeking experienced Teaching Artists with skills in:

  • Costume Design or Apparel Design
  • Bilingual Songwriting and Music Production
  • Set Design and Construction
  • Mural Arts
  • Mixed Media Arts

They are seeking applications on a rolling basis. To be considered for Winter 2020 session, please apply by January 6, 2020. For more information and to apply, visit the CityArts job page.