Position: Manager, Patron and Individual Giving

November 2013

Position Summary

The Manager is responsible for securing annual gifts from Patrons ($2,500+ annually) and Young Associates ($600+).  The Manager assists with fundraising efforts and cultivation of Patrons, Young Associates and prospects.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and implement appeals for Patron membership, acknowledgements and benefit fulfillment
  • Ensure accuracy of memberships and related activities within our fundraising database
  • Respond to member inquiries and issues
  • Help coordinate and staff Patron cultivation events
  • Maintain Patron listings for performance programs and compile and traffic all donor listings for monthly Playbills, Season Book, and annual report publications.
  • Manage monthly billing process
  • Maintain online membership content
  • Provide staffing support for Young Associates Program
  • Coordinate activities of Patron office volunteers and/or intern

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.  One + experience in a Development office.
  • Enthusiastic, detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Excellent written/verbal and computer skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; experience with fundraising database; knowledge of Tessitura preferred.
  • Willingness to attend occasional weekend or evening events
  • Energetic team player who works well with all personality types
  • Ability to multi-task.

To Apply:

Please send us your resume with a cover letter.

E-Mail (Preferred): resumes@metopera.org