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


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.