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Interim Development Director

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The Montclair Orchestra
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Montclair, NJ
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Published 26 days ago

Reporting to and in partnership with the President, the Interim Development Director will spearhead development efforts as The Montclair Orchestra transitions into a full-year operation. The Interim Director will have the opportunity to build the development function to match the growth of the organization, and prepare the organization for the implementation of a full-time development effort.

This role will be a one-year, $30,000 contract, paid on monthly retainer basis.

Responsibilities

  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Speak to and form professional relationships with a diverse constituency
  • Oversee patron/donor management system and work with staff and/or volunteers responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Identify, cultivate and maintain relationships with prospective and current donors
  • Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors through annual fundraising plan
  • Ensure appropriate and timely communications including annual giving, direct-mail campaigns and acknowledgements with prospective and current donors
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Assist with organization of special events, both virtual and live
  • Assist with grant applications preparation and reporting

Qualifications

  • Three to five years fundraising experience, with experience in grants writing and major-gift solicitation
  • Understanding of nonprofits, specifically arts and cultural organizations; interest and passion for orchestral/classical music preferred
  • Track record of meeting or surpassing organizational fundraising goals and a knowledge of the New Jersey/New York philanthropic landscape
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, and maintain an ambitious pace of fundraising and relationship building activities
  • Knowledge of CRM systems
  • Ability to speak in public
  • Must be able to attend events on select evenings and weekends

Reporting to and in partnership with the President, the Interim Development Director will spearhead development efforts as The Montclair Orchestra transitions into a full-year operation. The Interim Director will have the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Application Deadline
    June 15, 2021
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$30,000 - $30,000$30,000 contract for one year, paid via monthly retainer

Benefits

Flexible work schedule. Access to world-class performances by some of the most inspiring musicians in the country.

Flexible work schedule. Access to world-class performances by some of the most inspiring musicians in the country.

Level of Language Proficiency

English - Fluent.

English - Fluent.

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Montclair, NJ
Associated Location
Montclair, NJ, USA

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