Careers

BSA employs more than 100 full- and part-time teachers who provide for a rigorous curriculum both in arts and academics. The core of the arts faculty is composed of distinguished professional actors, dancers, musicians and visual artists, who teach at the school on a part-time basis, providing a critical link between the BSA students and the professional arts world. Many of the arts faculty members also teach in TWIGS, BSA’s after school and Saturday arts instruction program.

Thank you for your interest in Baltimore School for the Arts.  We currently have three job openings in the BSA Foundation Office.

Please email your resume to careers@bsfa.org


Manager of the Annual Fund for BSA:

Reporting to The Director of Development, The Manager of the Annual Fund for BSA is responsible for the planning, management, and growth of the BSA Foundation’s annual operating fund.  This includes overseeing the year round coordination of donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.

 Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage the execution of raising the Fund for BSA (annual fund )-approx $600,000 annually
  • Oversee the implementation of Raiser’s Edge and staff responsible for data entry and gift processing including donor acknowledgements.
  • Create and execute a fundraising strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors.
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.
  • Assist with the execution and staffing of major fundraising events including Expressions
  • Maintain relationships with the Board of Trustees, by staffing committees and engaging in solicitation strategies with these constituents.

Qualifications:

  • At least three years’ prior experience in non-profit Fundraising.
  • Ability to manage a team 
  • Experience in grant writing and/or fundraising proposals is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Prior experience with Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising database. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance 
  • Generous Vacation Package

Alumni and Parent Liaison: 

Reporting to the Director of the BSA and the Director of Development, the alumni and Parent Liaison is responsible for the engagement of BSA’s alumni and parent communities.  This includes developing strategies, coordinating events and programs, and managing communications to increase the depth and diversity of relationships within these communities.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee BSA alumni network and broaden its reach
  • Develop and execute a five-year plan to grow the alumni program and develop improved communication and networking within the BSA alumni community 
  • Plan and coordinate annual Alumni Events
  • Create, oversee, and maintain alumni page on the BSA website to keep information current and relevant
  • Update and maintain the alumni contact database (Raiser’s Edge)
  • Manage Classroom parent or parent communication system 
  • Collaborate with Family Council representatives to foster inclusive parent community within the school
  • Work with the Director of Development in cultivating a culture of giving (financial) in the alumni and parent community

Qualifications:

  • Experience in donor and/or volunteer relations. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Prior experience with Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising database.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Job Type: Part-time


Outreach Fund Manager:

Reporting to the Director of Development and the Director of TWIGS, the Outreach Fund Manager will effectively manage and execute all grants for TWIGS, BSA’s free after-school program, in addition to providing administrative support with all artreach efforts.

Core responsibilities will include:

  • Provide grants management for those awards with a specific focus on the school’s TWIGS program.  This includes: identification of potential new funding sources, development of funding resources for existing and proposed programs and/or services, writing grants, maintaining grant reporting calendars, developing budgets, collaborating on grant applications, and processing, monitoring and coordinating data as required. 
  • Collaborating with TWIGS administrators to effectively manage and report program data
  • Create, develop, and maintain relationships with Anchor and new Partner Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Assist in the logistical development of mobile programming and virtual learning opportunities for Baltimore City Public School students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Two years’ prior administrative experience in a Fundraising/Development Office.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including an eye for detail when proofreading.
  • Understanding of Baltimore City Public Schools and a network of after-school services in the City
  • Experience in grant writing and/or fundraising proposals is preferred.
  • Prior experience with Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising database. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to work both independently and on a team.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Job Type: Part-time