Employment Opportunities

Onstage Ogden is the premiere arts presenter in Northern Utah. We are currently looking to fill the position of Development Coordinator.

Development Coordinator


Reports To:  Executive Director

Status: Full time, Exempt

Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000 DOE


Benefits: H​ealth, Dental, Simple IRA match, paid time off, reimbursed gym membership


Work Schedule: Hybrid Remote and In-Office schedule. Occasional work in early mornings, evenings, and weekends.


Additional: Organizational support in pursuing CFRE accreditation including AFP membership and AFP ICON attendance.


Position Summary: The Development Coordinator has three primary goals at Onstage Ogden: 

  1. Manage an efficient, professional, and well-structured fundraising program 
  2. Work in partnership with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to identify, cultivate, build, and maintain strong, lasting relationships with donors to the organization
  3. Achieve contributed income budget goals


To achieve these goals, ONOG’s Development Coordinator creates, implements, and evaluates fundraising and sponsorship programs that will meet annual goals through individual giving, corporate sponsorships, special events, and government and foundation grants.


The following is representative of the work to be performed and is not all-inclusive. The omission of a specific duty or responsibility will not preclude it from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical extension of position responsibilities.


General Duties:

  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with colleagues, board, and volunteers
  • Attend and support all performances


Essential Duties

An individual must be able to perform or meet each essential duty:


  • Plans and implements an annual development plan that includes and is not limited to individual giving, corporate support, special events, and grants from public and private institutions and foundations.
  • Working with the Executive Director, develops and monitors the development budget that includes giving goals and the resources needed to attain those goals.
  • Maintains all donor-related data in organizational databases, including correspondence, cultivation and stewardship actions, etc.
  • Manages the creation of copy, content, and collateral materials including but not limited to appeals, donor correspondence, and invitations to events.
  • Manages donor recognition and stewardship including donor benefits, ‘thank you’ letter mailing, invitations to special events, etc. 
  • Leads the grants program to include research, applications, grants management and relationship building with public and private grant-making institutions
  • Attends performances and acts as the liaison between donors, sponsors, artist and ONOG 
  • Acts as staff liaison to the Board Fundraising Committee
  • Publicly represents ONOG where needed
  • Supports the entire Onstage Ogden team in the execution of all other events as needed.


Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required for this position:


  • Passion for the mission of Onstage Ogden and the ability to share this mission and vision with the general public.
  • Experience in related field or Bachelor’s degree required; a combination of education and work experience is acceptable
  • Proven experience in successful fundraising and development with progressive responsibilities.
  • Three years of development experience that includes fundraising in a similar-sized department or organization preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with best practices in gift solicitation, donor recognition, stewardship, direct mail, grant writing, and event management
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing fundraising campaigns, writing grants, and managing multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of and experience using computers and related software including Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and general knowledge of database software
  • Ability to work weekends and evenings
  • Willingness to travel for training as necessary
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the organization and deal tactfully with the public.
  • Must be vaccinated for COVID-19


Desired Qualifications

  • Education and background in the Arts
  • Knowledge of Ogden area community, leaders and funders
  • Experience working in a non-profit arts organization environment


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email only to James Fredrick, Onstage Ogden Executive Director (James@onstageogden.org) no later than Friday, December 10, 2021.

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