The campaign director will work closely with the President and Chief Executive Officer, Vice President and Chief Development Officer, development staff members, campaign leaders, and the campaign’s consultants in the implementation and management of all aspects of the organization’s comprehensive campaign. The campaign director will be responsible for a personal portfolio of major gift prospects of individuals, corporations and foundations. The identification, research, solicitation, cultivation and recognition strategies for current and future donors will be under the leadership of the Director. The campaign director will report to the Vice President and Chief Development Officer.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Provide leadership and direction for all campaign related strategies
Manage a personal portfolio of donors (20-30)
Develop strategy and plans for all campaign related efforts in collaboration with the CEO, CDO, Sr. Director of Advancement and other key leadership throughout the organization
Supervise the identification, research, organization, and strategy development for prospects in each area of the campaign and assist in follow-up efforts necessary to secure funding for the campaign, including proposal development
Oversee and monitor all campaign related reporting including financials, prospecting and stewardship, ensuring accuracy and timeliness
Assist in the preparation and production of campaign collateral materials as needed throughout the course of the campaign
Facilitate and lead prospect management meetings inclusive of CEO, CDO, Sr. Director and fundraising staff as appropriate to ensure a streamlined a holistic approach to all fundraising needs
Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree required.
Prefer 7-10 years of progressive fundraising and development experience with a demonstrated track-record of campaign management
Knowledge of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors with an understanding of, and a genuine passion, for the mission of the American symphony orchestra
Superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Must be a self-starter who is a strong and collaborative team member
Ability to identify relevant trends and market opportunities to engage the appropriate resources to further DSO’s mission
Familiarity with Tessitura or Raiser's Edge platforms, a plus
Reporting Responsibility: VP and Chief Development Officer
Supervise a team (1-2 staff)
Personal Attributes and Competencies
Strong leadership and management skills with a proven track record for meeting goals and objectives
Dynamic self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit who can think strategically and provide solutions
Action-oriented, decisive, quick study with proven ability to accurately analyze information and act
Motivated to network socially and have a call and passion for building relationships with those in decision making positions
High energy with a positive attitude and the ability to provide superior donor service
Highly competitive and self-motivated
Sensitive to the needs of individuals and able to maneuver within multiple departments
Ability to work well under pressure; persistence, perseverance, tenacity, integrity and patience
Strategist that is motivated by deadlines and measurable outcomes
Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
About detroit symphony orchestra
Internationally acclaimed conductor Leonard Slatkin is Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and the Orchestre National de Lyon (ONL). He also maintains a rigorous schedule of guest conducting and is active as a composer, author, and educator.
Highlights of the 2015-16 season include a three-week Brahms festival in Detroit; engagements with the St. Louis Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and NHK Symphony in Tokyo; debuts with Beijing's China Philharmonic Orchestra and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra; and a summer tour of Japan and China with the ONL.
Slatkin’s more than 100 recordings have garnered seven Grammy awards and 64 nominations. His recent Naxos recordings include works by Saint-Saëns, Ravel, and Berlioz (with the ONL) and music by Copland, Rachmaninov, Borzova, McTee, and John Williams (with the DSO). In addition, he has recorded the complete Beethoven and Tchaikovsky symphonies with the DSO (available online as digital downloads).
A recipient of the prestigious National Medal of Arts, Slatkin also holds the rank of Chevalier in the French Legion of Honor. He has received Austria’s Declaration of Honor in Silver, the Americ...an Symphony Orchestra League’s Gold Baton Award, and the 2013 ASCAP Deems Taylor Special Recognition Award for his book, Conducting Business.
Slatkin has conducted virtually all of the leading orchestras in the world. As Music Director, he has held posts with the New Orleans, St. Louis, and National symphony orchestras, and he was Chief Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. He has served as Principal Guest Conductor of London’s Philharmonia and Royal Philharmonic, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and the Minnesota Orchestra.