The Garden Theatre is Princeton’s original cinema, built in 1920. The Garden was reborn as a nonprofit, member-supported organization in 2014. Over 10 years of operation, the community-based Garden has increased the theater’s prominence within Princeton, presenting curated programs including award-winning contemporary features, independent gems, repertory classics, cult favorites, works of local filmmakers, community partnerships, and educational events and discussions. The Garden’s programs have expanded the cultural offerings within Princeton and work to cement cinema as the defining art form of the 20th and 21st Centuries.
The Community Director will work in partnership with the Executive Director and Development Director to increase the prominence of the Garden Theatre within the greater Princeton community. Specifically, they will assist in forging stronger local ties with donors, members, and corporate partners and enhance the fundraising capabilities of the Garden.
The Community Director will work in coordination with the Garden Theatre staff and Renew Theaters management team to manage community and University relationships. The ideal candidate is organized, attentive to detail, has experience with nonprofit operations, fundraising, event planning, and has a strong understanding of the Princeton community, with regard to the goals of the position. Should have exemplary communication skills and an outgoing, enthusiastic demeanor.
The Successful Candidates should:
• Salary-$65,000- $90,000 commensurate with experience
This is an in-person position in Princeton, NJ, with occasional opportunity for remote work. Regular office hours are 9:00am – 5:00pm, with regular evening and weekend commitments for fundraising events, special screenings, and cultivation and stewardship of supporters.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Chris Collier, Executive Director via email to email@example.com with your name and “Community Director” in the subject line. Please also mention where you heard about the position.
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