Hennepin Theatre Trust
Hennepin Theatre Trust, owner of the historic Orpheum, State and Pantages Theatres, is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to arts-inspired community cultural development. We achieve our mission by presenting a rich mix of live performances, creating inspiring arts education experiences and advancing a thriving Hennepin Avenue cultural district in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Trust’s activities include presenting Broadway touring productions and the related Broadway Confidential series, concerts, comedy, speakers and other variety entertainment plus educational initiatives including our Spotlight Education programs for high schools and the Access Program.
Hennepin Theatre Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, M/F/D/V.
Hennepin Theatre Trust has an opportunity for a Director of Development. Reporting to the President/CEO, the person in this role leads our development efforts, setting the charitable fundraising strategies for the organization and overseeing the success of our annual fund, donor relations, sponsorships, capital campaigns, grant writing, education/outreach fundraising, planned giving, and donor database operations. The development strategy includes plans for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship as potential sources of contributed revenue from individuals, corporations and foundations. The Director of Development is responsible for leadership level donors in the capital campaign, major gifts program and manages a portfolio of major gift contributors. The person in this role is responsible for achieving revenue targets and for managing the team’s expenses. The person in this role manages and develops a development team of seven.
Reporting to the event manager, the volunteer coordinator administers our volunteer program, helping deliver a great guest experience in our three historic theatres and our event center at 900 Hennepin. The person in this role also acts as one of our receptionists at 900 Hennepin, creating the first impression for visitors, making them feel welcomed and cared for as they wait to be picked up by other employees. They also play a key role in executing the security strategy for the building by buzzing visitors and deliveries into the building and making sure they sign in and out.
The Multimedia Communications Specialist develops content for Hennepin Theatre Trust’s digital platforms assists in the creation and execution of the organization’s digital communications strategy. This individual has a wide range of skills that demonstrate command of effective visual storytelling techniques. Successful candidates must have a keen understanding of story development, know how to craft stories and messages that engage key audiences, develop effective messages and campaigns for social channels, produce creative content under tight deadlines, and possess a full understanding of video and editing technology. The position reports to the director of public relations and communications and is part of a collaborative team that integrates consistent messaging throughout all channels to support the broad mission of the organization, including the sales and marketing of Broadway shows and other entertainment; education and public art initiatives; promotions for our event center; and fundraising efforts.
Historic Theatre Group
Historic Theatre Group, LLC is contracted by Hennepin Theatre Trust to manage the State, Orpheum and Pantages Theatres. Historic Theatre Group’s typical areas of employment include administration, back and front-of-house, booking, box office, concessions, finance, group sales, maintenance, and venue management. They also periodically hire part time box office sales associates, ushers, maintenance technicians, and bartenders.
Historic Theatre Group, LLC, a division of Broadway Across America, the nation’s leading producer and promoter of live theatrical events is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Head of Properties at the State Theatre.