Director of Advancement, Eastman School of Music

Employer
University of Rochester Advancement
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Jun 08, 2021
Closes
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Director of Advancement is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts from alumni, donors, and prospects with affiliation to the Eastman School of Music.

The Director of Advancement will work both independently and in concert with University Advancement colleagues, Eastman leadership, faculty and staff, and volunteers to strategize on, solicit, and steward gifts.

The Director of Advancement will carry a portfolio of approximately 130 prospects, with specific solicitation and dollar goals outlined in annual performance metrics. Extensive travel is required, as this position will be responsible for traveling to and managing development activities in assigned territories. Ability to work self-sufficiently in a fast-paced environment is crucial, as is understanding of prioritization and time management. This position requires an individual who excels at cultivating and soliciting in an organized fashion, as well as prioritizing based on campaign timetables, competing priorities and return on investment.

This is an exciting time, as the Eastman School of Music is embarking on an ambitious capital campaign in honor of its upcoming centennial. This position will be critical to the success of the effort by engaging constituents in specific regions on behalf of the campaign and the centennial. These constituents include graduates of Eastman and other University of Rochester alumni, parents, and friends who believe in music’s powerful ability to unite, connect and inspire.

More information on The Eastman School of Music: https://www.esm.rochester.edu/

 

 

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