The AFM will oversee all aspects of the Annual Fund including solicitations, member benefits, and donor recognition. The AFM will also oversee Board giving and Board fundraising initiatives including tracking Board pledges, drafting letters for Board signature, distributing information for meetings, and assisting the Board with best fundraising practices. For Foundation giving, the AFM will work with the program manager and consultant grant writer to identify projects and develop narrative. The AFM will have primary responsibility for coordinating and overseeing concert-related special events and stand-alone fundraising functions, which responsibility will include guest list, invitations, signage, set-up and break-down, and coordination with the caterer. Development information services is another important responsibility, and the AFM will be expected to track and enter gifts into Raisers Edge and to manage files, generate reports and oversee relevant data, including grant archives. The AFM will oversee activities of the Development Committee, including coordinating the committee’s meetings, agendas and reports, and will work closely with the Chair of the committee. More information on the organization is at www.nationalphilharmonic.org.
A bachelor’s degree, preferably in arts management, public relations, communications, or similar field; 3-5 years management experience with annual campaign, event management, grant writing, and donor relations. Computer literacy, including Raiser’s Edge (mandatory requirement), Office 365, Adobe Creative Suite, Google apps, social media, web maintenance, etc. Ability to lift and move up to 20 pounds and use equipment that is essential to performing the job. Experience or demonstrated interest in the performing arts, particularly music, welcomed but not required.