Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree recommended.  Candidates who advance to the interview stage will be required to complete a writing assignment.
  • A minimum of three years professional experience in individual giving, membership, or similar field.
  • Knowledge of classical music and ability to communicate the mission, goals, and activities of the school with credibility, passion, and enthusiasm; familiarity with a conservatory environment highly desirable.
  • Ability to demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and to build consensus and work in partnership with alumni, parents, colleagues, faculty, students, and others.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills; evidence of leadership and initiative, tact, diplomacy, and attention to detail.
  • Superior communications skills, both written and verbal.
  • Project and event management experience.
  • Knowledge of windows-based computer systems required; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Confidentiality, discretion.