Vice President of Development

Posted on 06/04/2024

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Costa Mesa, CA

Segerstrom Center for the Arts (“the Center”) seeks a collaborative and experienced leader to join their team as Vice President of Development. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented and compassionate fundraising professional to advance and support the work of the skilled team that is in place. The VP will bring a mentor’s mindset and a talent for coaching and supporting a team that is successful and committed to the significant impacts the Center has on the community.

Since opening in 1986, and originally named the Orange County Performing Arts Center until 2011, the Segerstrom Center for the Arts has presented a broad range of programming for audiences of all ages. This includes international ballet and dance, national tours of top Broadway shows, jazz and cabaret, contemporary artists, classical music performed by renowned chamber orchestras and ensembles, family-friendly programming, and free performances and events on the plaza ranging from outdoor movie screenings and a summer jazz series to dancing lessons and culturally diverse community festivals, and many special events.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is also proud to serve as the artistic home to three of the region’s major performing arts organizations: Pacific Symphony, Philharmonic Society of Orange County, and Pacific Chorale. In addition to Segerstrom Center for the Arts as a presenting and producing institution, it also identifies the beautiful 14-acre campus that embraces the Center’s own facilities as well as two independently acclaimed organizations: South Coast Repertory and a site designated as the future home of the Orange County Museum of Art.

The search is being led by TOCG’s Vice President of Executive Search, Cynthia Fuhrman, in consultation with and support from the TOCG search team.

The priority application deadline for this search is June 21, 2024. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration. While we will still accept and consider applications after this date, we encourage you to apply as early as possible for the best chance at being considered for the position. Please note that meeting the priority deadline does not guarantee an interview.

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