Telefund Caller

Telefund Caller

CATEGORY: Administrative

Signature Theatre
New York, NY 10036

Job Details


Signature Theatre, one of New York's leading off-Broadway theatres, is seeking passionate, articulate, outgoing, tenacious theatre-artists as callers for our Telefundraising Campaign. 


Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. 



·       Perform outbound fundraising calls

·       Manage individual portfolio of leads

·       Maintain knowledge of Signature Theatre programming and messaging 



·       Excellent verbal communication skills and attention to detail

·       Passion for the arts

·       Self-driven with a positive attitude

·       Capacity to take on coaching and advice

·       Ability to reach and exceed personal and fundraising goals

·       Skill for building rapport over the phone

·       Possesses a love of theater and a “gift for gab”

·       Desire to hone fundraising skills

·       Past telefund experience preferred


Applicants must be available for 8-10 hours a week, afternoons and early evenings. This position is remote, so access to a phone and a computer with a reliable connection are required. 


This is a part-time, temporary position.


Compensation is $15/hour, plus commission.


Please email cover letter and resume (in PDF format) to Please include “Telefund Caller” in the subject line. 


No phone calls, please. For more information about Signature, visit:


Founded in 1991, Signature Theatre celebrates playwrights and gives them an artistic home, producing six to eight productions annually. In 2005 Signature began its groundbreaking Signature Ticket Initiative, providing affordable tickets to all its productions. In 2012, Signature opened the Pershing Square Signature Center, the Frank Gehry-designed 75,000 square foot Center featuring three theatres, two rehearsal studios, a central, public lobby with a café and bookstore, as well as administrative offices. In 2014, Signature became the first New York City theatre to receive the Regional Theatre Tony Award.

Signature is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for underrepresented communities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, affectional preference, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, disability, genetic predisposition, age, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.



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