If you know The Cleveland Orchestra, you know that we promise you the extraordinary. The experience of attending a concert by these world-renowned musicians is like nothing else, filled with powerful, even overwhelming emotions, a place where you can leave the daily grind behind and let the music take you to new places. The Cleveland Orchestra has been for decades a point of pride in its hometown. It is universally admired for its world-class credentials, its gifted musicians, and its acoustically perfect and visually stunning concert hall. The orchestra welcomes people of all ages, all walks of life, and invites them to experience something that is unique in the world.
We are currently seeking a Manager of Development Communications to lead the strategic creation and maintenance of fundraising campaign marketing communication materials, letters, presentations, newsletters, and development-related content in our program book and on The Cleveland Orchestra’s website. The Manager leads philanthropic communication fundraising strategy and execution, ensuring consistent compelling fundraising messages. Communications must be created in a timely and cost-effective manner, targeted for specific audiences anywhere The Cleveland Orchestra performs, and of a quality commensurate with the world-class stature of The Cleveland Orchestra.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
11001 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Fax: (216) 231-0202 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, English or related field
Three to five years of similar work experience
Superior writing skills (creative, persuasive, etc.) with excellent editing and proofing skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office and able to learn and use various database and planning software; and highly adept at use of advanced functions including creation of charts, graphics, and complex presentations
Experience with InDesign or other design software
Ability to interpret and formulate communications around data-driven material
Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate with diverse constituency groups
Strong problem-solving skills combined with a collaborative approach
Ability to successfully prioritize to manage multiple projects and deadlines
Knowledge of orchestral music is highly desirable
A firm understanding of the donor engagement, solicitation & stewardship process is desirable.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package, including a 403(b) plan with employer match, generous paid time off, and the opportunity to work with a world-renowned Orchestra.
About The Cleveland Orchestra
The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the most acclaimed performing ensembles in the world. In concerts at home, in residencies from Miami to Vienna and on tour around the world, The Cleveland Orchestra sets standards of artistic excellence, concert programming, and community engagement.