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Patron Services ManagerFull-Time
Development and Events Assistant
SUBMITTED DATE: 12/21/2017

Report to: Director of Development
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time
Supervisory Requirements: No

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
The Development and Events Assistant will be responsible for administrative support for the Development Department. S/he will manage the organization’s gift acknowledgement process, benefit fulfillment effort, assist in maintaining an accurate donor database, and plan and execute development, marketing and education department events for the organization. S/he also will be the primary Development staff point person for Opera Colorado’s two annual fundraising events.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Work cooperatively with the Dir. of Development and Annual Fund Manager to execute Annual Fund activities including gift acknowledgement, recognition and stewardship, benefit fulfillment, and various board engagement activities.
-Clearly articulate the mission, vision and needs of Opera Colorado, as well as donor benefits and levels through written and verbal communications.
-Develop meaningful relationships with Opera Colorado donors, patrons and guests, and serve as a point of contact for OC donors.
-Assist the Annual Fund Manager with the identification of donors with capacity over $500.
-Manage the gift acknowledgement process including thank you letters, reports and program book listings.
-Assist with execution of quarterly direct mail pieces.
-Maintain clear and detailed records in Tessitura donor and patron database.
-Schedule volunteers as necessary.
-Plan and execute donor cultivation and benefit events, as well as special events for the organization as assigned.

SPECIAL EVENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Work as primary staff lead in cooperation with the Annual Fund Manager and the Committees of the Board of Directors, to plan and present fundraising, cultivation, and donor recognition events, including the annual black tie Gala and the Spring Tea.

Read full job description here: Development and Events Assistant Job Description

Deadline to apply is Friday, January 26, 2018. No Phone Calls Please.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to humanresources@operacolorado.org


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Questions about Membership or this application? Please contact Vincent Covatto, organizational membership manager, at VCovatto@operaamerica.org or by calling 646.699.5237.
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