Director of Development


Status: Full-Time Hours: 40 Hours/Week

Salary Range: $65,000 - $85,000, DOE

Benefits: Package includes employer-paid health insurance, partial employer coverage for dental and vision insurance, health savings plan.

PTO: 4 weeks paid leave yearly. Additional paid time off for mental health, bereavement, jury duty, voting time, and company holidays included. This is a remote/hybrid position, but applicants must be Salt Lake City (or adjacent Utah community) based. A moving reimbursement may be negotiated with the company.

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is committed to an inclusive and diverse environment that values, respects, and supports all individuals. We aim to have a workforce representative of the diversity within our community, and welcome and encourage applicants from various backgrounds including women, Indigenous people, BIPOC individuals, AAPI individuals, disabled people, and people of all sexual and gender identities.


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THE POSITION: The Director of Development is responsible for providing strategic planning, leadership, and strong execution ability in the creation and implementation of comprehensive fundraising plans. Responsibilities include budgeting, problem solving, organizing, and planning to meet annual fundraising goals and objectives.

The Director of Development is responsible, alongside the Executive Director, for the oversight and growth of $900,000 in contributions, with specific departmental focus around foundation and individual donor support ($300,000 yearly), Salt Lake City and County/State Funding ($200,000 yearly), and Corporate Giving ($20,000 yearly).



We would love to have you join our team! Please email our Executive Director, Thom Dancy, at with your materials. All candidates please include the following:

  • A cover letter
  • Resume
  • A minimum of 3 references (one from a previous employer (or board member) and one from a previous funder relationship are encouraged). Please note that all references will be contacted after completion of an interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company is committed to providing accessible employment while ensuring our recruitment process is barrier free. Interviews may be in-person or virtual depending on mutual availability.


Application Closing Date: May 10, 2024


As part of the hiring process, successful candidates will be required to submit to a Criminal Background Check.