Development Director

Tulsa Symphony Orchestra

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Work Location: In-office

Nonprofit Service Organization

  • Full Time
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Nonprofit Service Organization
  • $65,000
  • $85,000

Website Tulsa Symphony Orchestra

Job responsibilities:
 Develop and implement, in partnership with the Executive Director and Board of Directors, long- and
short-term fundraising plans that will meet ongoing institutional financial goals and growth.
 Research, develop, implement, and document a systemic approach to donor lists and prospecting,
cultivation, engagement, stewardship, and recognition opportunities for all donors, subscribers, and
sponsors.
 Collaborate with the Executive Director, Board President, and Governance Committee to ensure a
strong pipeline of prospective board members who will build the diversity, skillset, and fundraising
capacity of the Board of Directors.
 Manage Annual, Spring and special campaigns.
 Assist the Executive Director in establishing appropriate annual goals and strategies for the Annual
Campaign and all other fund-raising activities in support of the TSO’s mission.
 Oversee the development and production of all materials used to support TSO’s development efforts,
campaigns and special events, in coordination with TSO’s overall brand.
 Work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to ensure a year-round cultivation program
to develop new relationships and funding opportunities.
 Identify, cultivate and solicit major gift prospects and corporate support.
 Collaborate closely with the Executive Director on major gift outreach.
 Directly fundraise for major gifts and concert sponsorships.
 Write and collaborate with the marketing team to develop fundraising collateral materials.
 Coordinate the production of the donor e-newsletter.
 Ensure the proper stewardship of donors.
 Manage and update the Tessitura database. Monitor revenue and expense budgets; prepare and present accurate and timely reporting and analysis.
 Execute a communication plan of activities that supports relationships between donors and the
Orchestra.
 Attend evening dinners, receptions and concerts to steward donors.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree
 Ability to quickly and effectively build relationships with patrons, donors and community leaders.
 Experience with all areas of fundraising including grant writing, individual & major gift solicitation,
corporate sponsorship, planned giving and special events.
 Successful fundraising track record including guiding and motivating board members and other
investors to engage in fundraising for their institution.
 Experience in developing and executing strategic development plans, fundraising appeals and events.
 Excellent communications skills.
 Successful experience supervising employees.
 A passion for the arts and classical music.
 Detail orientated.

To apply for this job email your details to tim@tulsasymphony.org

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