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DONOR RELATIONS MANAGER

 

DATE:                                   November 27, 2017

JOB TITLE:                          Donor Relations Manager

STATUS:                               Full-Time                               

REPORTS TO:                     Director of Community Impact

APPLICATIONS DUE:        December 22, 2017

JOB TO BEGIN:                  immediately upon offer, if available

 

JOB SUMMARY                

The Donor Relations Manager is responsible for a variety of tasks, including donor relations, annual fund, Board cultivation, volunteer coordination and more.

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

DONOR RELATIONS

  • Maintain the donor portion of Patron Manager database, including all data entry, file maintenance and establishment of consistent record-keeping practices
  • Oversee the donor acknowledgement program, including producing weekly letters for donors and new subscribers
  • Responsible for handling incoming cash flow and reporting
  • Maintain the honor roll for program books
  • Implement benefits associated with the Encore Club, including lounge passes, parking passes, donor events, etc…
  • Aid in producing Annual Report
  • Become proficient in Patron Manager software to track donor data and giving information
  • Produce lists and reports as necessary
  • Aid in planning and implementing all stewardship and cultivation events

ANNUAL FUND

  • Aid in lower-level donor cultivation
  • Establish a strong Annual Fund appeal schedule and case statement
  • Help in distribution of Annual Fund benefits
  • Implement all mailings and solicitations

INSTITUTIONAL GIVING

  • Lead effort to secure grants/institutional funding
  • Assit Executive Director with grant writing as necessary
  • Aid in producing follow-up reports
  • Research new grant opportunities

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION

  • Serve as staff liaison for all volunteer opportunites, including concert ushers and special event volunteers
  • Coordinate schedule of ushers for all Warner Theatre concerts
  • Serve as main point of contact for volunteers for all special events and office assistance

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

  • Help present a professional lobby presence at all Philharmonic events and the office
  • Serve as box office staff during office hours and for all functions
  • Help prep information for Board of Governors regarding directory, sponsorships, etc

 

QUALIFICATIONS

The Erie Philharmonic is looking for the following recommended qualifications for the position of Donor Relations Manager:

  • Two years of experience with a professional orchestra preferred
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office
  • Extensive musical knowledge preferred
  • Willingness to engage donors outside of the office
  • Willingness to work beyond normal 9-5 hours
  • Collaborative and positive attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to take initiative when needed

 

TO APPLY  

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by email (PDF or Word format) to info@eriephil.org by December 22, 2017. Phone calls and physical mail submissions will not be considered. Please submit any queries by email to info@eriephil.org. Review of resumes will begin immediately upon receipt. The Erie Philharmonic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.