Assistant Manager of Development, WNO Board & Special Events
The Assistant Manager of Development, WNO Board & Special Events, assists the Manager of WNO Individual Giving and Senior Manager of WNO Development in the management and long-term development of the WNO Board of Trustees ($35,000 annual minimum), including research, cultivation, acquisition, stewardship, and ongoing maintenance for both unrestricted and restricted contributions. In addition, the incumbent also coordinates with the Manager of WNO Individual Giving, Senior Manager of WNO Development, Director of Kennedy Center Special Events, and other development colleagues in the administration and implementation of the WNO Opera Ball (generating $1M annually on average). The Assistant Manager oversees and generates work for a WNO Development Assistant and an intern.
Duties and Responsibilities:
35% Coordinate all aspects of the WNO Board of Trustees Campaign ($1.8 M goal) including:
35% Work closely with the Board Chairman, Executive Director, Manager of WNO Individual Giving, and Senior Manager of WNO Development in arranging all details associated with all Board of Trustees meetings (four per year), Executive Committee meetings (four per year) and other committee meetings, including:
10% Assist the Board Chairman, Nominating and Governance Committee, Manager of WNO Individual Giving, and Senior Manager of WNO Development in researching and identifying prospective new Board members, including:
20% With WNO Development Staff and WNO Ball Chairman, prepare invitation lists, coordinate and draft solicitations and acknowledgement letters for the WNO Opera Ball ($1M goal), WNO's annual fundraising event.
Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation’s cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion.
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Submit cover letter and resume including salary requirements. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted. Qualified minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EOE
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