The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that produces and presents the best in live theatre through Broadway touring shows and the region’s largest professional theatre company, engages students from across the state through its theatre education programs, and manages a variety of premier rental venues. The DCPA operates in eight theatres and has a portfolio of other facilities it also manages. In FY2019, the DCPA offered 43 unique shows and 1,143 performances attended by more than 850,000 patrons, including 142,000 students of all ages who were engaged on and off-campus. In total, the DCPA had a year-end economic impact on the region of $193 million.
Reporting to the Manager of Stewardship, the Events and Development Officer is responsible for the overall management and execution of over 30 annual events. This individual will lead fundraising efforts for the events by soliciting single ticket, table hosts and sponsorships.
This individual will have a strong background in non-profit fundraising events management and a proven track record of executing a range of successful events from small luncheons and evening events to large red carpet galas and silent actions that host over a thousand high profile Trustees, Donors and attendees. This individual will have experience with managing volunteers as well as working with cross functional internal stakeholders such as Leadership, Creative and Marketing, Education, Ticketing, Finance and Accounting teams.
We are looking for an individual who has excellent interpersonal skills, poise and professionalism to interact with high level VIP Donors on a consistent bases as well as an interest for the arts and ability to speak passionately on behalf of the DCPA as a cultural institution. This individual must have excellent organizational skills and ability to manage several projects and events at a time with great attention to detail and be deadline driven.