Director of Philanthropic Engagement Community Music Works

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The Director of Philanthropic Engagement for Community MusicWorks is responsible for the
strategic planning, oversight and execution of the Individual Giving Program, representing
approximately 60% of the overall $1.3 million fundraising budget for the organization. The
Director manages the year-long cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities, with a
particular focus on leadership donors ($1,000+), as well as increasing the base of support,
through both dollar increases and expanding the donor base.
The Director of Philanthropic Engagement collaborates with the organization’s Institutional
Relations Manager on large and small-scale foundation, government, and corporate support
fundraising efforts and activities, representing approximately 40% of the overall budget. This
includes managing a portfolio of grant requests and researching potential funders.
The Director will coordinate the public phase efforts of the organization’s capital campaign,
including managing a portfolio of prospects and supporting the fundraising work of the Artistic
Director, Managing Director, Capital Campaign Steering Committee, and Board of Directors.
The Director manages and oversees the work of the Development Associate, and two standing
Board Committees: the Development Committee and the Governance Committee. Additionally,
the Director will provide updates on fundraising efforts to the Board of Directors, as well as
presenting analysis and training at the annual Board Retreat.

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