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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

If determined that your qualifications are among the best suited for the opening, you will be contacted. No telephone calls, please. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in your cover letter. The Trust does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the Trust or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. This is a full-time, on-site position offering an excellent benefits package. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust values a diverse workplace is an equal opportunity employer.

Employment Opportunities

Major Gifts Officer – Full time salaried position responsible for planning and implementing a program to meet the overall individual major gift fundraising goals of the Trust. Responsibilities include direct solicitation of annual, capital, special project, and endowment gifts of $10,000 and higher, managing a portfolio of major gift prospects, creating or enhancing relationships with current and prospective donors as well as supporting planned giving efforts. A Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years development experience is required. Prior experience with major gift program management and securing five figure gifts a plus. Must be knowledgeable in fundraising software and Microsoft Office, detail-oriented and self-motivated. Please forward resume to MaryAnne Culleiton, Payroll & Benefits Manager, culleiton@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Senior Manager of Individual Giving – Full time salaried position responsible for providing primary oversight and strategic management for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Individual Giving annual campaign including working with team to set annual goals in all areas and developing individual fundraising strategies that will result in increases in both revenue and donor base. Responsibilities include direct solicitation of Circles level gifts of $1,000 - $9,999, managing a portfolio of donors, and creating or enhancing relationships with current and prospective donors. Candidate will ideally have had at least five years of prior, successful experience in managing and growing an annual giving program with experience in securing gifts of $1,000+. Supervisory experience preferred. Thorough knowledge of fund-raising techniques is required, as is knowledge of fundraising software. Candidate must be a team player, detail-oriented, self-motivated and possess strong writing and project coordination skills. Bachelor degree required, Master’s degree preferred. Please forward resume to MaryAnne Culleiton, Payroll & Benefits Manager, culleiton@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Development Communications Specialist – Full time salaried position responsible for ensuring that Development communications are consistent and reflect and support the organization’s strategic vision. The Specialist creates, implements, and evaluates a comprehensive fundraising communications plan that builds awareness of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust as a compelling and worthy charitable organization. The specialist researches, writes, edits, and manages projects for all of the Development Department’s print and electronic communications including proposals, reports, letters, web content, stewardship/donor relations materials, presentations, briefings and collateral materials. The Specialist works with the fundraising team to develop and implement stewardship strategies that strengthen long-term relationships with major donors. Creates and executes stewardship plans for donors at various recognition levels and ensures plans are compiled, documented and communicated to all involved parties. Establishes and manages information tracking processes regarding recognition, on-going communications and continued cultivation of past and current major donors to enhance their relationship with the Trust. Candidates must have good project management and interpersonal skills, and be highly organized, results-oriented and capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment. A Bachelor’s degree, a minimum of three years relevant experience and a portfolio of communication samples is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Please forward resume to MaryAnne Culleiton, Payroll & Benefits Manager, culleiton@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Development Systems Assistant – Entry level, full time salaried position to support the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s fundraising department. Responsibilities include data processing related to contributions, coordinating mail merges, recording donor information, and writing clear and concise donor profiles. Other duties include general office tasks, such as copying, scanning, filing, and note taking. Associates degree, bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience required. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as intermediate level knowledge in data entry, word processing, spreadsheets, and web searches. Please forward resume to MaryAnne Culleiton, Payroll & Benefits Manager, culleiton@trustarts.org. No phone calls, please.

Part Time Customer Service Representative – Part-time customer service representatives needed downtown in the heart of the Cultural District for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's ticketing phone room. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work day, evening and weekend hours. Individual will be responsible for processing telephone ticket orders, answering customer inquiries and assisting with customer problems. Good communication skills, a friendly demeanor and a flexible schedule are required. The position is part-time with a salary of $10/hour. Please submit resume and cover letter to: Benedum Center, Attn: Eric Thomas, 719 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or through email at thomas@trustarts.org. No phone calls please.

Part-Time Ticketseller – The Box Office at Theater Square is seeking part-time ticketsellers: Must be able to work night and weekends and holidays; this is a union position. Starting wage is $14/hr. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: processing ticket sales, exchanges, subscriptions, and donations in person and by phone; performing job functions in an office setting and at the box office windows during performances; providing excellent customer service to patrons, members, and donors of the Cultural Trust; maintaining knowledge of performances throughout the district; and evening, weekend, and holiday availability is a must. Qualified applicants should: be able to work independently as well as part of a team; enjoy fast-paced environments and maintain a positive attitude and focus in high-pressure situations; be proficient with computers, including Microsoft Office, Excel, and database experience - familiarity with Tessitura a plus; and cash handling experience. Please send a resume and cover letter along with your availability to tsmith@trustarts.org or The Box Office at Theater Square, 665 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. No phone calls, please.


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


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.