Be an active member of the Major Gifts team with a specific fundraising goal for each fiscal year.
Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors and prospects.
Work to maintain a schedule of cultivation and solicitation with a portfolio of prospects and members of various giving groups devoted to the New York Philharmonic.
Engage through a rigorous strategy system, identifying and cultivating new prospects as well as from the Philharmonic’s audience.
Draft correspondence and gift acknowledgements; other writing and administrative tasks as required.
Coordinate, manage and lead special donor sponsorship dinners, salons and other Patron and Major Gifts events, coordinating with Special Events team, Patron Services and Customer Relations.
Provide accurate and timely management of portfolio, along with developing unique and personal solicitation strategies, both written and direct, throughout the year.
Work with Operations team to help manage membership services for individual donors; work in partnership with Manager, Development Database, on new analytical reports.
Miscellaneous duties as required.
College degree with 5 to 7 years of experience serving and interacting with high level donors in an arts organization; outstanding written and verbal skills; be an excellent team player; strong time-management and organizational skills; relationship-building experience; creativity; ability to attend concerts and other events several evenings per week; foreign language knowledge and some international experience appreciated; enthusiasm for classical and contemporary symphonic music required. Tessitura knowledge a plus.
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About New York Philharmonic
Founded in 1842, the New York Philharmonic is by far the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States and one of the oldest in the world. In continuous operation throughout two-thirds of our nation's history, the Philharmonic has played a leading role in American musical life and development.