Symphony Orchestra has had a long tradition and commitment of bringing an array
of musical experiences to the community and the world through our three brands
- the BSO, Boston Pops and Tanglewood. The key to our success has been our
employees from the musicians onstage to those behind the scenes. The Assistant Manager, Individual Giving for
the Annual Funds is a key contributor to our Annual Funds team in supporting
the mission of Boston Symphony Orchestra.
Reporting to the Associate Director, this
position will have three key responsibilities: 1) Monitor, in conjunction with
the Associate Director, a portfolio of Society donors (annual donors of $3,000
and above) totaling approximately 125 Boston Symphony and POPS households; 2) serve
as critically important bridge between the Friends Program and Society Program;
3) act as the key Annual Funds team member conducting systematized and analytic
prospecting. In this dynamic position,
the Assistant Manager is a team player who must become well-versed in BSO’s
patron and donor program based in Tessitura. This position must possess
impeccable attention to detail, excellent relationship building skills, and a keen
interest in data.
This position will also have no direct reports.
Tasks related to donors and annual fundraising
Monitor a portfolio of approximately 125 Boston
and POPS Annual Funds Society donor households (donors who make annual gifts of
$3,000+) and Society prospects. Relationships will focus on maintaining their
society level giving or creating strategies for upgrading under the direction
set by the Associate Director and input by the Manager.
? Under the
direction of the Associate Director, coordinate a select number of Annual Fund Council
members and their limited donor portfolios (the Annual Fund Councils are
comprised of Board members and volunteers assisting with annual fundraising).
closely to support the Associate Director and Manager to launch the Overture
Society (annual giving program geared towards patrons 40 and younger).
Work occasional evenings and
weekends in support of concerts and engagement and stewardship events as
Assist Associate Director and Manager with
Annual Funds events by pulling invitation lists, staffing, and executing
post-event strategies set by Associate Director and Manager.
Tasks related to data and information systems:
Working closely with colleagues in Donor
Information Systems and under the direction of the Associate Director and
Manager; create and execute methodologies and reports to identify likely
prospects for Friends and Society giving.
data for in-house Society mailings.
Assist Associate Director as a clearinghouse for
those Society donors who need to be assigned to a Staff Officer.
Serve as key liaison between Annual Funds and
Associate Director, Individual Giving in coordinating with Telephone Outreach
team by preparing and reviewing shared data.