Film Forum, a 51-year old nonprofit cinema in lower Manhattan, acclaimed for its exhibition of independent premieres and repertory programming, seeks a creative and dynamic Director of Development to join its executive team. This position is responsible for the strategic planning and leadership of a small development department and all of its fundraising efforts including: individual giving, institutional giving, corporate giving, public funding and events.
The Director of Development reports to the Director, works closely with the Deputy Director and General Manager, and oversees a team of two staff members: Individual Giving Associate and a Part-time Development Assistant. There is also strong administrative support for development by all members of the staff.
Film Forum’s annual operating budget is $6 million. The development department is responsible for raising approximately $2.2 million in annual revenue.