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Development Manager
Immediate Supervisor: Managing Director
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt
Compensation & Benefits: $38,000 – $45,000 / year, depending on experience. Health, vision, dental, and retirement benefits.

General Description:

Quantum Theatre seeks an experienced fundraiser to help the company grow in sophistication and capacity in the area of development. The Development Manager is responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with donors of less than $2,500 and building the company’s portfolio of Corporate Sponsors. The Development Manager plays a key role in Quantum’s Annual Fund solicitation and evaluation, in special events including an annual benefit gala, and additionally supports efforts related to major donor prospecting and stewardship. A successful candidate will balance priorities across different areas of responsibility, while seeking ways to improve existing process and generate new revenues.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Take ownership of the Quantum family of individuals. Build processes by which people move along a deepening trajectory of relationship, resulting in increased support.
  • Lead planning and execution of annual benefit gala and other events for individuals: pre and post-show activities, benefits, behind-the-scenes tours, and other stewardship events.
  • Conduct Quantum’s Annual Fund solicitation campaign
    • Actively engage 1st time contributors; cultivate new donors.
    • Manage personalization plan for existing contributors.
    • Support Board and Directors’ efforts toward stewarding and soliciting major gifts.
    • Conduct analysis and evaluation to refine fundraising processes.
  • Work in close collaboration with Managing Director to build Quantum’s Corporate Sponsorship program
    • Articulate and refine sponsorship benefits.
    • Draft proposal materials.
    • Provide regular updates on company activities to current and prospective sponsors.
    • Identify new sponsorship prospects and secure meetings.
  • Prepare donor listings, ensure fulfillment of all recognition, ticket, and other benefits.
  • Support board and senior staff efforts in corporate sponsorship, foundation, and public agency fundraising.
  • Facilitate board and committee communications.


  • Demonstrated hands-on fundraising knowledge. 3+ years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising is desired.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Computer and internet proficiency. Strong Microsoft Office and especially Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with mail merging.
  • Database proficiency. or PatronManager experience very desirable.
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Must provide own transportation.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:
Stewart Urist, Managing Director

Marketing Communications Assistant
Immediate Supervisor: Managing Director
Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Compensation & Benefits: Salary in low 30’s. Benefits including Health, Vision, Dental, and Retirement.

General Description:

Quantum Theatre seeks a motivated and passionate Marketing Communications Assistant to support its show and institutional marketing efforts. The Marketing Communications Assistant will assist and execute marketing plans outlined by Quantum’s Brand Managers, BOOM Creative, and Quantum’s Managing Director, communicating the company’s unique projects to members of the Pittsburgh community and beyond. The Marketing Communications Assistant will draft a wide variety of external communications for both print and digital distribution. They will also oversee day-to-day management of Quantum’s Facebook and Instagram accounts utilizing Brand Voice, Visual, and Editorial Guidelines outlined by the brand management team.

Principal Responsibilities


  • Execute multi-channel marketing to promote Quantum productions and other programming including public readings, fundraising events, and updates on works in progress.
  • Following direction and standards from Brand Manager and Managing Director, draft marketing copy for print, digital, and social media distribution.
  • Craft pre-show communications that exemplify Quantum’s unique aesthetic and patron-centric mindset of each project.
  • Take direction from Brand managers’ PR director on responsorial and outbound communication efforts.
  • Manage Quantum’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) under direction of Brand Managers and Managing Director.
  • Gather visual and textual social content according to provided marketing plans and Brand Voice Standards and promote engagement with and from community members.
  • Leverage Quantum’s existing activities including but not limited to future site research, rehearsals, design efforts, and special events for maximum promotional benefit.
  • Update website content and ticketing pages to ensure current information is communicated clearly to patrons, foreseeing and addressing challenges related to the company’s environmental work.
  • Maintain press and media archives.

Additional Duties

  • Full staff participates in success of annual benefit gala with duties including gathering silent auction donations and on-site preparation and execution of event.
  • Process single ticket and subscription sales, providing excellent customer service.
  • Assist with clerical processes related to donation acknowledgement.
  • Collect assets for show playbills and deliver to Brand Managers.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or 1-2 years’ experience working in marketing or communications.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service background.
  • Detail oriented and organized – able to set and adhere to deadlines.
  • Availability and willingness to work some evenings during production season (approx. 16 weeks / year).
  • Must provide own transportation.
  • Experience with databases, especially Salesforce or Patron Manager very desirable
  • Additional desirable skills include basic graphic design, experience with Emma or comparable email software, experience with WordPress or comparable web design platform.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Stewart Urist, Managing Director Quantum Theatre

Directors and Designers

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Karla Boos, Artistic Director.


Future Opportunities: We accept resumes and headshots year-round. Please send to our submissions inbox –


Quantum is not currently seeking internship candidates. If you’d like to get involved with the company we are always seeking volunteers. Email for more information.



Quantum Theatre is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Quantum does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, parental status, veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.