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National Young Audiences Arts for Learning (New York, NY)

Young Audiences, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the broad network of Young Audiences Arts for Learning affiliates play a decisive role in young people’s education and development. Located in New York, NY, we offer a rewarding and inclusive work environment for talented professionals who are innovative, hardworking, and eager to play an integral role within a small but mighty team.


Current Openings:


Director of Development


The national office of Young Audiences Arts for Learning (New York, NY) seeks a full-time Director of Development who, in partnership with the National Executive Director, will design and implement the organization’s development plan. 

Position Summary
The Director of Development will design and implement fundraising strategies capable of supporting the robust depth and breadth of YAI’s impact on the field of arts in education and the education of students overall. 

In doing so, the Director of Development will support YA’s strategic goal to build an ongoing sustainable relationship between the national organization and its affiliate network to develop a research network steeped in authentic, comprehensive, and relevant programmatic innovation to elevate both arts and non-arts standards-based content in partnership with education, non-arts, and arts entities at the national and international level.

Such activities to realize these goals will include sustaining a diverse pipeline of government, foundations, corporations, major gifts, and individual donors, and implementing processes to support sustained growth across all categories including special events to cultivate such partners.


Equity Commitment
Young Audiences, Inc. has an organizational commitment to equity. We are working to become an antiracist organization, and we ask every member of our team to bring a racial equity lens to all aspects of our work. Candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, especially people whose experiences and perspectives are underrepresented in the arts, education, and nonprofit fields.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Please include the position title in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Young Audiences, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. It is our intention that all qualified applications be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

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