Brockton Symphony Orchestra

P. O. Box 1407
Brockton, MA 02303
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Date Posted:
May 18, 2021

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Development/Fundraising

Type:
Part-Time

Marketing/Fundraising Manager

Description:

A job that’s literally music to your ears!

The Brockton Symphony is proud to be Brockton’s cultural treasure, presenting exciting musical performances to the South Shore community.

We are seeking an energetic person to help us achieve these goals:

  • Encourage more people to attend our concerts
  • Increase community involvement and awareness
  • Increase our income, so we can continue to provide quality performances

The Brockton Symphony Orchestra seeks a part-time Marketing/Fundraising Manager to oversee development, publicity, and fundraising. On behalf of the Symphony, they reach out to businesses, civic organizations, and the general public. The Manager organizes activities to raise funds or otherwise solicit monetary donations. They write promotional materials and lead the Publicity Committee. They raise awareness of the Symphony, its goals, and financial needs.

The Marketing/Fundraising Manager is a 1099 independent contractor who works remotely, with in-person interactions in the community as needed. Hours are flexible.

Duties include:

  Development/Fundraising

  • Become an integral part of the greater Brockton community to reach goals of ad sales, concert marketing, audience development, and fundraising
  • Develop and implement fundraising activities, including corporate sponsorships, special events, grant applications, and cultivation of major donors

  Marketing/Public Relations

  • Manage and expand marketing and publicity: press releases, articles for local newspapers, online event calendars, electronic newsletter, website, social media accounts, and other PR
  • Ensure effective communication with the BrSO’s constituencies: musicians, subscribers and audience members, volunteer groups, arts organizations, and the general public
Qualifications:

The Marketing/Fundraising Manager is a self-motivated person with:

  • Experience in marketing and fundraising
  • An entrepreneurial spirit
  • Leadership ability
  • Enthusiasm for community arts
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to develop strong relationships
  • Strong and clear communication skills, written and verbal
  • Experience with desktop- and Cloud-based office products
  • Ability to multitask, organize and prioritize to meet deadlines and goals
  • Collaborative spirit, and strong team ethic
  • Helpful, but not required: familiarity with the non-profit sector and with classical music
How To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to brocktonsymphony1@gmail.com . If you have any questions please email us or leave a message at 508.588.3841 and we will return your call.
Apply by:
July 13, 2021
Salary:
$15,000
About this Organization:

The Brockton Symphony is proud to be Brockton’s cultural treasure, presenting exciting musical performances to the South Shore community and is recognized as one of the leading community symphony orchestras in Massachusetts. For over 70 years, the Brockton Symphony Orchestra has provided live, professional-level symphonic concerts to the greater Brockton community; taught and inspired children about music; and encouraged participation of local musicians and students. Brockton Symphony actively strives to enhance music education by performing with choruses and orchestras from local schools, and the annual Youth Concerto Competition encourages and rewards gifted young instrumentalists.

The Brockton Symphony consists of volunteer, serious amateur musicians, with supplemental players filling out the ranks as needed. The mission of the Brockton Symphony Orchestra is to:

  • Enhance the cultural landscape of Brockton and surrounding communities by providing quality, locally produced symphonic music and small ensemble music
  • Provide the opportunity for skilled amateur musicians to develop and grow their musical skills while playing together in an encouraging, supportive, and enjoyable environment

In pursuit of this mission, we strive to maintain a high level of visibility, presence, and accessibility to the community at large while stimulating and encouraging education in classical music and opportunity for competent musicians of all ages to express their artistry. The Brockton Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity organization and strives to reflect the diversity of our community.