Annual Giving Officer
The Annual Giving Officer (AGO) is a key member of the
Annual Fund team, responsible for implementing a comprehensive annual giving
campaign to support The NEC Fund. The position
will manage and execute all aspects of annual giving programs including direct
mail, online appeals, and social media. The position will report to the
Director of Annual Giving. The AGO must
be able to represent NEC in a professional and enthusiastic manner. The
position requires a personable, energetic individual who is eager to contribute
through excellent interpersonal and project management skills and collaborative
interaction with other members of the NEC community.
Work as a member of the Institutional
Advancement team to raise the Board-approved annual giving goal, to develop
cultivation and stewardship opportunities for annual giving donors; and to
encourage existing annual giving donors to increase their support for NEC.
Participate in the creation, development, and
implementation of all annual giving outreach.
Craft direct mail and email appeals for the
various donor constituencies.
Maintain the annual giving calendar, including
the schedule of mail, email, phone appeals, and events.
Monitor program activities and results. Generate
reports, providing analysis of program trends, and short and long range
Maintain strict confidentiality regarding
information as it pertains to donors across all constituencies and their
activities within the Conservatory.
Other duties as assigned.
College degree and two to four years of progressive
experience in Institutional Advancement, or a comparable environment.
Self-starter with an entrepreneurial attitude
who is interested in developing innovative fundraising opportunities for annual
Excellent writing, communication and customer
relations skills required; ability to solicit gifts is essential.
Strong project management skills.
Ability and willingness to work nights,
weekends, and to travel as needed.
Commitment to New England Conservatory’s mission
A collegial personality and an interest in
getting to know donors and prospects personally in an effort to increase their
support for NEC.
Strong computer skills and comfort level with email
marketing tools, social media, Microsoft Office and Raiser’s Edge.
How To Apply:
Apply online at: https://necmusic.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx
August 31, 2018
About this Organization:
The mission of New England Conservatory is the education and training of musicians of all ages from around the world, drawing on the talents of an accomplished faculty, and nurturing individual excellence in a challenging and supportive community dedicated to the highest standards of performance, teaching, and scholarship. In so doing, NEC aspires to ensure that music has a central place in public life and that the broader value of a rigorous musical education is recognized.