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The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is a not-for-profit arts organization committed to presenting a wide range of quality performing and visual arts, providing comprehensive educational experiences, and stewardship of Pittsburgh's Cultural District as a national model of revitalizations through the arts.

Those interested in applying for open positions, please submit a resume along with a cover letter detailing your qualifications to the following address:

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Attn: Human Resources
803 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

E-mail: employment@trustarts.org
Fax: 412-456-5945

Benefits of working at The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

In addition to a competitive salary, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust provides full-time employees with an excellent employee benefits package including:

  • Generous employee vacation/leave plan
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • 403(b) employee retirement plan with employer matching contributions
  • Discounted parking lease plan
  • Access to preferred ticketing for many Trust shows and events

Employment Opportunities

Manager of School and Community Programs

The Manager of School and Community Programs will be a key member of the Trust Arts Education team. The Manager will work with teachers, school districts, teaching artists, and partner organizations to implement and manage arts integration residencies and workshops led by teaching artists and serving local school districts (K -12) and community organizations. This individual will also oversee the Trust’s summer arts enrichment programs in the community.

This is a full-time position that will report to the Vice President of Arts Education. The Manager must be able to work a flexible schedule that will include some evening and/or weekend work as needed. The position requires a valid PA driver’s license as local travel is required. Act 33/34 Clearances are also required.

Candidates should have at least 5 years’ experience working with teaching artists, arts education, or non-profit management with an educational component. The position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with various stakeholders, artists and diverse communities across a wide array of communication styles. In addition, candidates should demonstrate knowledge of current education practices and research trends, especially as they apply to arts education, arts integration and/or STEAM programming. Some teaching experience, informal or formal, in a Pre-K or K-12 learning environment is highly desirable. Bachelor’s degree is required and a master’s degree in arts education, education or non-profit management is preferred. The salary range for this position starts at $40,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Development Systems Assistant

This is a full-time, salaried position. The Development Systems Assistant will join a team of Development professionals responsible for internal systems support to the department’s overall fundraising plan. The Development Systems Assistant will provide data entry/management to enhance donor services for individual, corporate, and public sector giving. The Assistant will work closely with the entire Development Team and interdepartmentally within the organization to coordinate and oversee annual and special projects. This individual will process daily contributions utilizing the Trust’s CRM software (Tessitura) and produce letters to acknowledge donor gifts.

Candidates should have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business or data management or equivalent professional experience in a related field. Prior relevant experience working in an administrative position with strong customer service and data management skills is required. This individual must have experience working with database systems along with detail-orientation, ability to multi-task, and strong organizational skills. The salary range for this position starts at $32,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resource, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Development Systems Associate

This is a full-time, salaried position. The Development Systems Associate will provide data management to support donor services for individual, corporate, and public sector giving. The Associate will have primary responsibility for supervising daily gift entry and replicating annual donor/patron data frameworks. This individual will work closely with the entire Development Team and interdepartmentally within the organization to coordinate and oversee annual and special projects. In addition to data oversight and outputs, this person will provide data output for donor solicitations and recognition, process corporate and public sector gifts, and reconcile with the finance department.

Candidates should have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business or data management or equivalent professional experience in a related field. A minimum of 3 years’ data management experience is required. Experience working with customer/client record management required, fundraising or finance focused data experience preferred. This individual must be a strong internal communicator with good organizational and problem-solving skills. Detail orientation and ability to multi-task in a busy environment are essential. Knowledge of CRM software (preferably Tessitura) is required. The salary range for this position starts at $36,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resource, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Assistant Manager of Donor Relations

The Assistant Manager of Donor Relations supports the Trust’s fundraising initiatives and event coordination for individual donors under the direction of the Manager of Individual Giving. This full-time, salaried position helps create and implement comprehensive stewardship plans incorporating individual donors, working to strategically identify and implement new ways to enhance donor relations through ongoing cultivation, targeted offers, and special events. This individual oversees communications for the Individual Giving team, including drafting targeted solicitations and appeals, acknowledgement letter templates, and memorial letters. The Assistant Manager also implements and maintains the membership renewal calendar to ensure consistency in member communications.

Experience in event or project planning and coordination required. Development experience preferred. Proficiency in donor database software and Excel required (experience with Tessitura is a plus). This position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects/priorities. Strong communications skills, comfort engaging with individual donors and making solicitations, excellent problem-solving skills, detail orientation and self-motivation are essential to success in this role. A bachelor’s degree in humanities, business or writing or equivalent professional experience in a related field is required. The salary range for this position starts at $38,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resources, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Manager of Individual Giving

This full-time, salaried position is responsible for supporting the Individual Giving team as it develops individual fundraising strategies to increase both revenue and donor base. The Manager of Individual Giving provides day-to-day management of the Partners membership program (individual donor members up to $1,000/year), including all fundraising activities, special events, and interactions with volunteers. This position is a key collaborator in the Trust’s efforts to identify and prioritize Partners donors with the capacity and affinity to become Circles donors. Main job responsibilities include managing all aspects of the Partners Board as well as designing and directing innovative fundraising events promoting new donor acquisition and current member benefit fulfillment.

Candidates should have at least 3 years’ development and event planning experience. Writing and communications experience required. Familiarity with and comfort working in a fundraising database (Tessitura or Raiser’s Edge preferred) required. Candidate must be a team player, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and possess strong writing and project coordination skills. Bachelor’s degree required. The salary range for this position starts at $47,000.

Please forward resume to Maureen Shannon, Director of Human Resources, at shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Event Operations Coordinator

This is a full-time, salaried position. The Event Operations Coordinator will join a team of Guest Services professionals responsible for assisting with event creation and maintenance, show settlements, and inventory management. This position provides daily support to several Guest Services functions including daily report distribution, dissemination of event information to key Trust departments, and financial reconciliation for Trust shows and events. This individual should be able to work a flexible work schedule as dictated by the show and event schedule, including evenings and weekends.

Candidates should have at least 3 years’ experience in box office customer service or similar environment. Prior experience working with and training box office employees is highly preferred. This individual must be comfortable working with multiple presenters/promoters having a wide range of personalities and levels of sophistication. Candidate must be a team player, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and possess strong writing and project coordination skills. Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, writing, or related field required. The salary range for this position starts at $35,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resource, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Help Desk Analyst

This is a full-time, salaried position. The Help Desk Analyst provides front line support for all Help Desk operations with a special focus on user support, troubleshooting, resolution of software and hardware problems, and installation and maintenance of network equipment. The core responsibility of this position is answering tickets and addressing user concerns submitted via email and telephone – diagnosing system problems, suggesting solutions, and escalating issues to appropriate secondary assistance when necessary. This position provides customer service and technical support to users at the Trust and other Cultural District organizations.

Candidates should have 1-2 years’ experience working in a customer service environment, with prior help desk or technology troubleshooting experience preferred. Knowledge of computer hardware, familiarity with networking concepts, working knowledge of ticketing software, active directory, Windows 7 and up, Windows server 2008 and up, VPN software, and Microsoft Office suite are essential to success in this role. This position requires excellent customer service orientation, strong listening skills, calm demeanor, ability to deescalate, exceptional attention to documentation and ability to speak and write technical language in easily understandable terms. An associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred in information technology, network administration or related field. The salary range for this position starts at $35,000.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Human Resource, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR shannon@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Front of House Doorperson/Ambassador

Front of House Doorpersons and Ambassadors assist theater patrons and support traffic flow, seating, and facility security at performances scheduled at various Trust facilities. Doorpersons/Ambassadors are scheduled to work for the duration of an event, typically between four and six hours. These individuals work cooperatively with House Managers, Floor Managers and other event personnel to ensure guest safety, comfort, and enjoyment while visiting Trust venues and/or attending Trust shows or events.

This is a part-time position working mostly evening and weekend hours. Doorpersons/Ambassadors will be rotated with other part-time staff members with no annual guarantee for the number of events worked. Hours will be determined by the needs of the Trust and will coincide with events scheduled at Trust facilities. Parking reimbursement is provided during work shifts.

Candidates should demonstrate a strong customer service orientation with outstanding communication skills. Teamwork, empathy, discretion and professional demeanor are essential for success in this position. Salary for this position is $15/hour.

Please send cover letter and resume to: Director of Volunteer Services and Front of House Guest Experience - Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 803 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222 OR rieser@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.


Internships

The Trust offers a range of internship opportunities. Visit our internship program page for more information.


Volunteer

The Trust's broad mission offers a number of opportunities to engage with the organization and the community. Visit our volunteer page for more information.