The Director of Development & Marketing is responsible for planning, managing and the team’s execution of the fundraising, audience development, and communications functions of the Albany Symphony. Working closely with the executive director, other staff colleagues, and the Board of Directors, the Director of Development & Marketing is the key driver of the organization’s efforts to generate revenues in support of its mission. This position is full-time, reports to the executive director, and supervises a team of four full-time staff members. The Albany Symphony provides a fast-paced and collaborative environment and welcomes candidates from ALAANA communities.
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Minimum 6 years experience in increasingly responsible fundraising or marketing roles, including leadership position(s).
Experience in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donor relationships
Experience and skill in managing staff and volunteers
Proven track record in achieving aggressive and defined financial goals
Experience in the arts and culture sector; performing arts a plus
Experience in deploying digital and social media
Strong organizational, analytical, and communications skills
Ability to be both an excellent team leader and team player
Strong computer skills, including facility with Microsoft Office products
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Albany Symphony
OUR MISSION - The Albany Symphony Orchestra celebrates our living musical heritage. Through brilliant live performances, innovative educational programming, and engaging cultural events, the Albany Symphony enriches a broad & diverse regional community. By creating, recording, and disseminating the music of our time, the Albany Symphony is establishing an enduring artistic legacy that is reshaping the nation's musical future. /////
OUR VISION: To transform the lives of all people of the Capital Region through the power of music./////
OUR CORE VALUES - We value:
=The power of music to transform perspectives and lives
= Excellence in performance, education and in the audience experience
= Championing both our musical heritage and the music and composers of our time
= Playing a vital cultural, economic, and social role in our community
= Diverse perspectives/////
The Albany Symphony is one of this region’s most revered music and cultural institutions, having won numerous national awards and funding for its adventurous concert programming (ASCAP), recording projects (Grammy), composer residencies, and innovative educational efforts involving area schools throughout the re...gion. As the only professional symphony orchestra based within the Capital Region, the Albany Symphony enriches a broad and diverse regional community, engaging over 150,000 people each year across an extended geographical area.
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