Outbound Telefundraising Representative

Department: Development
Available: January 2017

Position Summary

We are seeking experienced fundraising representatives to generate memberships from our loyal constituents.  This is a great opportunity to work for the largest performing arts organization and one of the finest opera companies in the world. Join our first-rate team of professional fundraisers and help us reach our goals as we move into the heart of our new season!  

We are hiring for the following shifts: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings from 5pm-9pm or 6pm-10pm, Friday 9am-1pm, 1pm-5pm.  Must be able to work at least one of the following weekend shifts: Saturday 9:30am-3:00pm and/or Sunday 9:30am-2:00pm.  17 hours a week minimum and up to 28 hours maximum. 

If hired, you must be available for training Tuesday, January 24th 1pm – 5pm AND Wednesday, January 25th 1pm – 5pm (Both days).

In depth knowledge and/or serious appreciation of the performing arts required. Some knowledge of opera is necessary.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct outbound calls to our donors and ticket holders to raise funds for the Met.
  • Record information from these calls into the Met’s database.
  • Meet or exceed personal and departmental fundraising goals.


Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Excellent verbal skills
  • Selling/fundraising ability
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to work and think clearly under pressure
  • Work well within a fundraising team

*Please alert us to any major gift experience during the application process

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Base salary plus commission—competitive pay. Free tickets for many Met performances!  Represent the most highly regarded performing arts organization in the country.

To Apply:

Please email your resume to TFJobs@metopera.org including “Telefundraising Representative” in the subject line of your e-mail.