Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 06-Apr-2018 to 05-May-2018
  • - Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Reporting to the Director of Development Operations, the Donor Stewardship Manager will be responsible for Donor Cultivation and Stewardship projects to support fundraising efforts of the Individual Gifts Team.  This individual will be responsible for planning and fulfilling individual donor benefits as well as managing endowed concerts and Symphony on the Prairie entertaining.  This position must be able to work independently while also working as a member of the ISO development team.

• Manage the planning and fulfillment of individual donor benefit mailings, create semi-annual donor benefit event invitation mailings, and manage RSVPs.
• Work with vendors to facilitate valet and garage parking and drink voucher benefits.
• Manage the planning and execution of all individual donor benefit events including: concept, guest lists, securing a venue, working with vendors such as caterers and florists, securing speakers, creating timelines, writing talking points, and completing any needed follow-up.
• Manage communications related to all donor benefit events, including pre- and post- event communications.
• Work with Graphic Designer to develop fundraising materials and invitations.
• Assist with major-gift cultivation event planning and execution.
• Manage Individual Cultivation activities at Kroger Symphony on the Prairie.
• Responsible for follow-up with Telefunding donors including incentive fulfillment.
• Assist Solicitors with high-level donor stewardship and Premier Donor ticketing requests.
• Coordinate endowed concert benefit fulfillment including assignment of concert dates, ticket requests for donors and execution of any special events related to the endowed concert.
• Oversee and update the Individual web pages of the ISO website.
• Recruit, train and supervise Individual Giving interns.
• Other duties, as assigned by the Director of Development Operations.

• Bachelor's Degree in arts administration, non-profit management, public affairs or equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills required.  Must have an eye for detail and be customer service oriented.
• Interest in all aspects of the arts and a dedication to promoting the ISO's fundraising priorities through developing excellent working relationships with musicians, directors and other volunteers, the development office team and all ISO employees.
• Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. Must have reliable transportation.

Must be beginning user of Word, Excel, Outlook, and Tessitura. 

This position requires the ability to sit for long periods of time to conduct daily business operations.  Position also requires the hearing and visual acuity to converse with internal and external constituents in person, over the phone, and via electronic communication with or without reasonable accommodation.  Position also requires bending, stooping, walking on uneven surfaces and occasionally lifting up to 35 pounds.

INTERNAL: Contact with staff at all levels and musicians.

EXTERNAL: Contact with board members, volunteers, donors and prospects.

The Donor Stewardship Manager will have access to sensitive and confidential information relating to his/her colleagues as well as donor and ticket buyer information in Tessitura.  The employee will be charged with not only using sensitive information responsibly, but also with ensuring that all department staff members do the same.

SUPERVISION:  The Donor Stewardship Manager will receive regular and frequent guidance and leadership from the Director of Development Operations and the Vice President of Development.

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