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Development Manager

Híbrido
El trabajo debe realizarse en Connecticut, US
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Tipo de contrato
A Tiempo Parcial
Fecha de inicio
3 de septiembre de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
15 de agosto de 2024
Educación
Licenciatura
Nivel de Experiencia
Intermedio
Salario
USD $50.000 / año
Minimum 25 hours/week

Descripción

Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras (GCTYO) brings young musicians together to achieve the highest standard of music performance in a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment. Our holistic approach to education fosters growth, learning, confidence, and both social and emotional awareness, which prepares students for a full  and balanced life.

GCTYO has been embedded in the Connecticut community since 1961. We have grown from 2 orchestras to 15 ensembles, serving 325+ young musicians and their families from 45 different towns in the region. Formerly known as Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras, we changed to Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras in 2019 to acknowledge the breadth and depth of our membership and our mission to open our arms to young musicians from all over the region. Our team includes a full time Executive Director, a Music Director and Operations Manager, 20 teaching artists, and 14 Board members, all with the shared goal of creating a positive, transformative social and musical experience to as many young people as possible. We are excited to hire our first Development Manager who will help make our vision a reality, raising awareness of the benefits of music education and funds to sustain GCTYO well into the future. 

We are seeking a Development Manager who will identify and manage a diverse portfolio of donors and pursue the acquisition of personal and foundation gifts at all levels. The Development Manager will be responsible for implementing all fundraising strategies that sustain and amplify the organization’s impact. They will work closely with the Executive and Music Directors and the Board of Directors to cultivate stronger relationships with stakeholders who financially support GCTYO and create an organizational culture in which everyone understands that they have a role in supporting the fundraising needs of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage an organizational development plan that includes individual contributions, institutional support, fundraising events, and earned income.
  • Document all fundraising activities using donor data management software and provide day-to-day management of the donor CRM, including generating reports and tracking donor activities.
  • Evaluate all development strategies on a regular basis including working with program staff and Board to monitor progress against funded grant benchmarks and budgets.
  • Document and leverage organizational impact through grant reports, an annual report, email communications, website, and social media.
  • Actively engage board members and all staff in organizational fundraising activities as relevant and appropriate.
  • Work with the Executive Director, Music Director, and the Board of Directors to secure, grow, and diversify revenue from individuals, foundations, corporations, and institutions.
  • Conduct prospect research and create donor profiles to help steward them towards initiating or increasing donations.
  • Implement donor engagement events in collaboration with the Board of Directors and senior leadership.

Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates should have approximately 2+ years of relevant fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated track record of success in nonprofit organizations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in database/CRM software
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to set priorities and manage deadlines
  • Great interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with a wide range of community members
  • Experience with arts and culture organizations a plus
  • Understanding of unique operational and fundraising challenges of organizations focused on equity, inclusion, and belonging

Application Process:

  • Please send a resume and cover letter that tells us more about you and why you are interested in the Development position.
  • Email to Beth Ulman, Executive Director, at executivedirector@gctyo.org
  • Apply by August 15, 2024 

This position is part time, with compensation of $50,000 the first year. References will be requested during the hiring process. Start date September 3, 2024, which coincides with the start of the 2024-25 season. The Development Manager will be expected to work at least 25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends. Candidates from backgrounds historically under-represented in arts communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras (GCTYO) brings young musicians together to achieve the highest standard of music performance in a welcoming, inclusive, and safe environment. Our holistic approach to education fosters growth…

Compensación

We offer the intangible benefit of making a difference in the lives of children and their families!

We offer the intangible benefit of making a difference in the lives of children and their families!

Nivel de Idiomas

English

Spanish helpful

English

Spanish helpful

Ubicación

Híbrido
El trabajo se debe realizar en Connecticut, US
883 Black Rock Tpke, Fairfield, CT 06825, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please send a resume and cover letter that tells us more about you and why you are interested in the Development position. References will be requested during the hiring process.

Candidates from backgrounds historically under-represented in arts communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send a resume and cover letter that tells us more about you and why you are interested in the Development position. References will be requested during the hiring process…

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