28 Aug 2017

Full-Time Job Associate Director of Development

Oakland Symphony (Job Poster) – Oakland, California, United States

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Job Description

Oakland​ ​Symphony​ ​seeks​ ​an​ ​energetic​ ​and​ ​creative​ ​Associate​ ​Director​ ​of​ ​Development​ ​to manage​ ​the​ ​Symphony’s​ ​fundraising​ ​efforts.​ ​The​ ​role​ ​fits​ ​into​ ​a​ ​small,​ ​dedicated​ ​staff​ ​where creative​ ​duties​ ​are​ ​shared,​ ​initiative​ ​is​ ​valued​ ​and​ ​culture​ ​is​ ​of​ ​prime​ ​importance.

This​ ​position​ ​requires​ ​supreme​ ​organizational​ ​skills​ ​to​ ​ensure​ ​the​ ​internal​ ​operations​ ​of​ ​the organization​ ​are​ ​on​ ​track​ ​and​ ​are​ ​organized​ ​while​ ​managing​ ​a​ ​blizzard​ ​of​ ​details​ ​elegantly. Overall,​ ​this​ ​person​ ​is​ ​responsible​ ​for​ ​planning,​ ​supporting,​ ​and​ ​assisting​ ​in​ ​all​ ​development activities​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Oakland​ ​Symphony​ ​including​ ​community​ ​campaigns,​ ​corporate​ ​campaigns, foundation​ ​and​ ​government​ ​grant​ ​writing/reports,​ ​the​ ​annual​ ​gala,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​individual/board planning​ ​process.

Key​ ​Responsibilities​:
● Plan,​ ​create,​ ​and​ ​implement​ ​development​ ​revenue​ ​and​ ​expense​ ​budgets
● Maintain​ ​the​ ​calendar​ ​for​ ​grants,​ ​sponsorships,​ ​direct​ ​mail,​ ​gala,​ ​and​ ​annual​ ​fund
● Work​ ​closely​ ​with​ ​marketing​ ​staff​ ​in​ ​what​ ​is​ ​a​ ​highly​ ​integrated​ ​approach​ ​to​ ​building patron​ ​loyalty​ ​across​ ​the​ ​organization​ ​deadlines
● Communicate​ ​the​ ​calendar​ ​to​ ​other​ ​staff​ ​and​ ​make​ ​sure​ ​the​ ​organization​ ​stays​ ​ahead​ ​of deadlines
● Maintain​ ​accurate​ ​project​ ​statistics,​ ​donor​ ​records,​ ​budget​ ​reports,​ ​and​ ​grant​ ​documents
● Research,​ ​write​ ​and​ ​submit​ ​all​ ​grants​ ​and​ ​final​ ​reports
● Implement​ ​all​ ​aspects​ ​of​ ​donor​ ​recognition​ ​and​ ​benefits​ ​(sponsors,​ ​grants,​ ​and individuals)
● Oversee​ ​Development​ ​Associate​ ​and​ ​Special​ ​Events​ ​Coordinator​ ​positions​ ​and​ ​duties
● Demonstrate​ ​good​ ​customer​ ​relations​ ​skills​ ​in​ ​dealing​ ​with​ ​Symphony​ ​donors, volunteers,​ ​patrons,​ ​and​ ​employees.

Additional​ ​Responsibilities​ ​include:
● Attend​ ​all​ ​concerts​ ​in​ ​order​ ​to​ ​meet​ ​and​ ​build​ ​relationships​ ​with​ ​donors​ ​of​ ​all​ ​levels​ ​and assist​ ​where​ ​needed
● Attend​ ​and​ ​support​ ​all​ ​special​ ​events
● Participate​ ​in​ ​all​ ​meetings​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Development​ ​Committee​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Board​ ​of​ ​Directors

Reports​ ​to​:​ ​Director​ ​of​ ​Development​ ​and​ ​Communications

About​ ​the​ ​Oakland​ ​Symphony
The​ ​Oakland​ ​Symphony​ ​celebrates​ ​its​ ​28th​ ​season​ ​in​ ​2017—2018​ ​with​ ​Music​ ​Director​ ​Michael Morgan​ ​conducting​ ​a​ ​six-concert​ ​subscription​ ​season​ ​and​ ​continuing​ ​community​ ​programming that​ ​reflects​ ​and​ ​responds​ ​to​ ​Oakland’s​ ​dynamic​ ​social​ ​landscape.​ ​As​ ​a​ ​flagship​ ​cultural organization​ ​in​ ​a​ ​city​ ​known​ ​for​ ​inclusion,​ ​innovation​ ​and​ ​dynamic​ ​change,​ ​the​ ​Oakland Symphony​ ​takes​ ​pride​ ​in​ ​embracing​ ​and​ ​reflecting​ ​Oakland’s​ ​diversity,​ ​maverick​ ​creative​ ​spirit, individualism​ ​and​ ​style.​ ​The​ ​Symphony​ ​serves​ ​thousands​ ​of​ ​people​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Bay​ ​Area​ ​through​ ​its concerts​ ​and​ ​education​ ​programs,​ ​including​ ​the​ ​Oakland​ ​Symphony​ ​Youth​ ​Orchestra,​ ​the Oakland​ ​Symphony​ ​Chorus,​ ​and​ ​its​ ​national​ ​award-winning​ ​MUSE​ ​(Music​ ​for​ ​Excellence) program.

How​ ​to​ ​Apply
Email​ ​cover​ ​letter,​ ​CV/resume,​ ​salary​ ​requirements,​ ​and​ ​writing​ ​sample​ ​to: jobs@oaklandsymphony.org.​ ​Reference​ ​“Associate​ ​Director​ ​of​ ​Development”​ ​in​ ​the​ ​subject​ ​line. Position​ ​is​ ​open​ ​until​ ​filled.​ ​Principals​ ​only.​ ​No​ ​phone​ ​calls​ ​please.

Oakland​ ​Symphony​ ​is​ ​an​ ​Equal​ ​Opportunity​ ​Employer



• Job Title: Associate Director of Development
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: Oakland Symphony
• website: www.oaklandsymphony.org
• Location: Oakland, California, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: development, director, management, marketing, music, and Symphony. Location: California. Job listing expires in 20 days.