Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations

Job Type

Full Time




60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York
New York
United States


The Development Associate for Foundation and Corporate Relations supports the Director. S/he will engage in all aspects of fundraising from foundations, corporations, and government agencies to meet current and future institutional needs. This is a highly dynamic position requiring a multiplicity of skills. It provides many opportunities for professional and personal development.


  • Assist Director with fundraising from foundations, corporations, and government agencies. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to: donor research, writing proposals and reports, donor stewardship, and general clerical/ administrative tasks
  • Assist with the cultivation and solicitation of corporate partners via research, networking, and the development of sponsorship opportunities and marketing materials
  • Obtain information for proposals and reports from Juilliard faculty and administration, as required
  • Oversee credit attribution document and its implementation
  • Maintain internal tracking systems and files, both physical and digital
  • Work together with Annual Giving on collaborative fundraising initiatives and events
  • Participate in donor or other meetings, as necessary
  • Assist Director with annual fiscal year-end analyses and strategic plan


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least two years professional experience in the Development Office of an arts or educational institution, or similar background
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to write well, persuasively, and quickly
  • Attention to detail and follow-through
  • Proficiency in standard Microsoft Office Suite 
  • The ability to work independently
  • Professional demeanor
  • Comfort in interaction with donors or other high-level members of the community (Trustees, special guests, etc.)
  • Knowledge of basic clerical activities (typing, faxing, photocopying, etc.)
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising software preferred
  • A degree in an arts discipline or in arts administration helpful

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School's administration.