Full Time

Development Director


Job Title: Development Director

Classification: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: Executive Director

Compensation: Salary Range —$70,000 – $82,000 per year. Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history

Date Revised: January 24, 2023


The Creative Alliance is Baltimore’s premier multi-arts venue with a mission to present and promote artists, performers, and filmmakers; engage diverse audiences; and improve the quality of life in Baltimore City through community-based arts and education programs. Creative Alliance is entering an exciting phase as it lays out a new strategic plan and has broken ground on a second building, the Creativity Center.

The Development Director is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive and strategic fundraising program which meets and exceeds the Creative Alliance’s goals for operating and capital contributed income. The Development Director provides leadership throughout the organization to ensure a collaborative and coordinated approach to fundraising among the staff and board and cultivates existing and new relationships that are critical to the Creative Alliance’s long-term success and stability.

Principal Responsibilities:

Contributed Revenue – 50%

Capital Campaign – 10%

Board and Staff Relations – 25%

Management – 15%

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.



Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


Creative Alliance offers a generous benefits package that includes:

All employees are required to be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 unless there is a medical or religious exemption

Organization Participation Expectations: In addition to the job-related tasks for this position, Creative Alliance expects all staff to participate in organization events and activities. Specific roles and responsibilities that individual staff may have for these events and activities will be developed in partnership with your supervisor.

Creative Alliance provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Application instructions:

I have reviewed the content of this job description and acknowledge that I am able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, three references and three writing samples, either donor solicitation or grant samples to Incomplete applications may not be reviewed.

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