Senior Director, Music Academy
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- Philadelphia, PA
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About the job
We are seeking a Senior Director for our academy of Music.
The Senior Director is responsible for determining and implementing the plan for annual and long term fundraising needs.
This position will oversee the restoration and preservation of this national historic landmark building whose primary function is to serve as a venue for performing arts events and other community activities.
-Fundraising and Donor Relations
-Develop and lead all aspects of individual prospect and donor cultivation, solicitation, and recognition.
-Expand corporate donor program to engage more partners and grow the contributions of existing partners.
-Develop and implement a foundation giving strategy that leverages the national historic landmark status of the Academy.
-Oversee the development and production of communications for all donors, including messaging in newsletters, annual reports, letters, emails and mass mailings.
-Oversee the Assistant Director, Restoration Fund in all aspects of the planning and successful execution of the Anniversary Concert and Ball.
-Plan and implement successful capital campaigns to meet the funding needs of all major capital projects.
-Restoration and Preservation Oversight
-Oversee the ongoing assessment of building regarding restoration and preservation and monitor maintenance and repairs to assure the building is maintained according to national historic landmark standards and requirements of the Philadelphia Historical Commission and as a world class performing arts facility.
-Oversee project management staff and collaborate with them on reporting and other issues related to restoration and capital projects.
-Develop an annual capital plan and oversee capital projects and improvements assuring they are compliant with all local and other codes and are planned and completed in a manner that conforms to historic preservation standards.
-Represents organization on appropriate facility, governance and other committees and task forces related to maintenance and restoration of the building as determined by the EVPIA and the Board Chair.
-Restoration Fund Office Operations and Board Management
-Participate in department budgeting process, establish annual revenue goals for individual corporate and foundation giving and monitor progress against goals; analyze monthly results and develop periodic forecasts.
-Manage all aspects of the expense budget for the Restoration Fund Office assuring compliance to forecast budget in collaboration with the Finance Office.
-Collaborate with management team in determining staffing needs and participates in the recruitment and evaluation process of all staff.
-Assures staff and operations comply with all policies and procedures.
-Coordinates the scheduling, and attends, supports and participates in board and other committee meetings.
-Bachelor’s degree required, masters preferred.
-A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in non-profit fundraising and management is required. -Strong demonstrated success in capital campaigns and fundraising from diverse donor pools and in working with boards of directors is highly preferred and critical to the success of the position.
-High profile event management experience required.
-Strong communication skills both written and oral
-Experience working with complex organizations
-Computer skills to include Office, Powerpoint, -Excel and Donor Databases
-Experience in arts and culture organizations preferred but not required
Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.