development associate


Theatre Prometheus is seeking a Development Associate to work closely with and assist our Development Director in grant writing and various other duties. Currently, this is a part time, volunteer position, approximately 3-10 hours per week. To apply, please send your resume and a brief note expressing your interest to with the subject line “Development Associate.”


  • Assist in researching, writing, submitting, and tracking grants to support an annual organization budget of $30,000

  • Maintain records of grant resources and research

  • Work closely with the Communications Director to promote fundraisers and write copy for online fundraisers

  • Assist in taking meeting notes and compiling action items, as needed

  • Collaborate closely with other administrative staff carrying out Prometheus’ mission and operations

  • Other tasks as needed

Theatre Prometheus is a small, highly collaborative organization, and everyone pitches in to help other departments when necessary. This also means that if there is a special project you are interested in, you can be part of the team that makes it happen!


  • Willingness to learn development and donor cultivation strategies, previous development experience preferred

  • Familiarity with Google Drive and major social media platforms

  • Enthusiastic, collaborative team player

  • Passion for diverse theater

Please note that we are not currently able to provide payment for this position. We use our limited funds to pay artists and tech crew, and none of the administrative team takes any compensation. We are eager to work with you to grow our budget so we can change this!

When applying, please keep in mind our mission: to promote diverse, woman-focused theatre both by and for the communities we live in.

Theatre Prometheus brings diverse perspectives to the stage - and our administrative team - but we don’t stop there. We proactively ensure that all voices are welcomed. We value the opportunity to work with people of many identities and life experiences in our DC community.