Join Our Team

Full-Time Positions

Member and Philanthropy Manager

The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc. is seeking a Member and Philanthropy Manager to join the Development Office.  This position supports the nonprofit’s mission by helping raise funds that allow it to program a broad range of artists, films and educational performances.

The Member and Philanthropy Manager is responsible for managing the robust membership program and grants portfolio of the nonprofit Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.  Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Member and Philanthropy Manager will manage membership fulfillment, stewardship and communications; maintain and grow the current grants portfolio; and assist the Senior Director of Development with other organizational development functions as assigned.  The ideal candidate for this role will approach donor stewardship and fundraising with positivity, professionalism, accuracy, confidentiality and enthusiasm.

He/She will provide administrative/database help associated with stewardship and engagement of individual and institutional donors, patrons and potential donors. Specifically, the position supports donor relations, including maintaining donor records in Archtics (ticketing/development database/CRM) and development files, preparing acknowledgement letters, member renewal mailings, and other written communications with donors as well as making renewal phone calls to past donors.  The position provides administrative assistance to the Senior Director of Development, including scheduling meetings; screening mail and calls; and responding to inquiries by phone, email or letter.
The position also helps manage special projects and provides logistical support for meetings and events organized by the Development Office.

  • Duties include, but are not limited to, the following areas of focus:
  • Routinely interact with members and donors via phone and email
  • Ensure delivery of all membership benefits across multiple channels
  • Generate, and oversee continuity of, membership communications and collateral
  • Respond to member inquiries/issues related to ticketing, online accounts, benefits, etc.
  • Ensure timely recognition of gifts via mail and phone
  • Assist with year-end and other fundraising campaigns
  • Assist with coordination of member events, including tours, invitation-only screenings, etc.
  • Conduct member/donor and grant funder research
  • Process and fulfill memberships
  • Generate gift and prospect reports to assist with development strategy
  • Assist with routine database cleanup

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

To Apply: Please ellen [at] carolinatheatre [dot] org (email) a cover letter and resume to Senior Director of Development Ellen Stone.

Or mail to:
The Carolina Theatre
Attn: Ellen Stone
309 W. Morgan St.
Durham, NC  27701

No phone calls, please.

Part-Time Positions

The Carolina Theatre is always looking to expand its pool of well-qualified employees with experience in certain areas of operations related to live events and cinema. If you have at least one year experience as a box office clerk, house manager, concessions clerk, or projectionist, and you want to work in an environment where customer service excellence is expected, we'd like to hear from you. Send an e-mail outlining your experience to jana [at] carolinatheatre [dot] org. Please understand that the availability of positions varies throughout the year, so you may not hear from us immediately. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Part-time Concessions & Box Office Staff

The Carolina Theatre is seeking enthusiastic individuals for customer service positions in Concessions and Box Office departments. Ideal candidates will have at least some experience serving customers and handling money in a fast-paced food service or entertainment type environment. We require everyone to be courteous, prompt and reliable and must be available to work a flexible schedule consisting mostly of nights and weekends. Candidates for Box Office be comfortable working with computers and box office or ticketing experience preferred, but not necessary. If interested in becoming a member of our team and working in an exciting and unique entertainment venue, please submit an application/resume to: Jana Faigen, Senior Director of Operations:  jana [at] carolinatheatre [dot] org 

Applications can be found here online

Or mail to:
The Carolina Theatre
Attn:  Jana Faigen
309 W. Morgan St.
Durham, NC  27701

CTD is committed to equity and inclusion; we encourage candidates who identify as a person of color; person with a disability; or LGBT+ to apply.


Website developed by DesignHammer LLC, a Durham web design company.