Overview

Reports to: Executive Director
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Start Date: TBD
Salary: Commensurate with experience, $48,000 – $53,000
Benefits: Full health coverage, PTO, optional company phone plan, optional non-matched 401(k) plan

POSITION SUMMARY
Seraphic Fire, South Florida’s twice GRAMMY® nominated professional vocal ensemble, is seeking a passionate and sophisticated individual interested in working behind the scenes with one of Miami’s top performing arts institutions. This position will maintain, identify, and develop funding sources to support Seraphic Fire’s artistic and educational initiatives through the management and execution of a robust grants program. The individual also will implement the annual donor development and stewardship process. The organization is looking for a thorough and meticulous individual to build and strengthen relationships with all funding-related constituents. This is a professional level position suited to someone with 2-5 years of experience in nonprofit arts administration.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
GRANTS
– Write, prepare, and submit all grant applications and requisite interim or final reports
– Coordinate with the Director of Finance on grant budget preparation
– Communicate with grantor organizations and municipalities regarding social media, marketing, and programming updates and changes
– Attend all grant review panels, workshops, and award presentations
– Identify new grant programs for which Seraphic Fire is eligible
– Manage and steward all grantor relationships

DEVELOPMENT
– Serve as primary contact with donors via phone, email, and in person
– Coordinate proper reserved seating for donors at all concerts
– Manage stewardship of customers, corporate sponsors, venues, and vendors through thank you letters, gift receipts, annual appeals, renewals, and other solicitations
– Formulate development event and Board-related invitation lists
– Track and report all gifts and donor interactions in the CRM system
– Produce development-related reports and lists as requested by the Executive Director
– Perform other administrative duties as they pertain to customer relations

CONCERT DUTY
– Manage all aspects of reserved seating at concerts
– Take Pre-concert Conversation and concert head count

QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal applicant will possess persuasive writing skills, keen editing abilities, be systems oriented, have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and be motivated to move the organization forward through increased funding. Facility with standard computer software (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel) is a must, with basic knowledge of CRM systems preferred. Applicants must be able to work calmly under pressure, and knowledge of and appreciation for the choral art form will be seen as an asset. This position has evening and weekend hours.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
To be considered for this position, please email the following to jobs@seraphicfire.org:

– A cover letter describing your interest in the position, what you will bring to the organization, and why you are the ideal candidate
– A resume outlining your educational and professional experience
– Three writing samples, including grant narrative examples
– Three professional references

To apply for this job email your details to rhett@seraphicfire.org

About Seraphic Fire, Inc

Led by Founder and Artistic Director Patrick Dupré Quigley, Seraphic Fire brings top ensemble singers and instrumentalists from around the country to perform repertoire ranging from Gregorian chant and Baroque masterpieces, to Mahler and newly commissioned works by this country’s leading composers. Two of the ensemble’s recordings, Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem and A Seraphic Fire Christmas, were nominated for 2012 GRAMMY® Awards, making Seraphic Fire the only choral ensemble in North or South America to be nominated that year and the only classical ensemble in the world to be nominated for two separate projects.

Seraphic Fire continues to put South Florida at the center of artistic innovation during its 2017 – 2018 Season through masterworks of cultural significance like Brahms’ timeless Liebeslieder Waltzes, as well as through high-quality under-performed music like David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion. Guest appearances include collaborations with Lorelei Ensemble Artistic Director Beth Willer and Boston’s Back Bay Chorale Music Director Scott Allen Jarrett.

Recognized for of its “spellbinding, hypnotic” sound (South Florida Classical Review), Seraphic Fire’s artistic accomplishments have also translated to acclaimed orchestral collaborations with The Cleveland Orchestra and New World Symphony, and chart-topping album sales. The ensemble’s September 2014 release, Reincarnations: A Century of American Choral Music, soared to No.6 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart and the ensemble’s GRAMMY® nominated recording of Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem debuted at No.7 on the Billboard Traditional Classical Chart.