The New York Philharmonic connects with millions of music lovers
each season through live concerts in New York and around the world,
as well as broadcasts, recordings, and education programs. After
returning to a transformed David Geffen Hall in October 2022, the
Orchestra has a renewed commitment to building on a 180-year-old
legacy of excellence by serving as a platform for today’s creators
and connecting with our communities. In the 2023–24 season the NY
Phil marks Jaap van Zweden’s farewell season as Music Director, and
features 14 World, US, and New York Premieres, a celebration of the
centennial of our famous Young People’s Concerts, and more. In
February 2023 the New York Philharmonic announced the appointment
of Gustavo Dudamel as the Orchestra’s next maestro, to begin as
Music and Artistic Director in 2026–27, after serving as Music
Director Designate in 2025–26.
The New York Philharmonic seeks a Manager, Stewardship
Program who will collaboratively plan and execute
comprehensive stewardship initiatives that drive and increase the
retention of the most generous and committed supporters of the NY
Phil. This position will serve as the project manager on an array
of initiatives and meaningful touchpoints while providing reporting
and tracking to the major gifts team and Development
- Under the guidance of the Associate Director, Major Gifts &
Stewardship, formalize and execute the annual stewardship plan for
board members and high-level donors.
- In collaboration with the Development Writer, prepare an array
of written communications including impact reports, sponsorship
reports, endowment reports, quarterly newsletters, personalized
written correspondence, acknowledgements, and other creative
materials designed to engage donors.
- Work proactively with team members to fulfill donor benefits
and identify sponsorship and recognition opportunities.
- Create and maintain the annual inventory of naming
opportunities for potential and confirmed sponsorships and manage
the process for properly crediting relevant gifts.
- Intermittently serve as check-in staff for the Patron Lounge at
- Commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an
inclusive working environment.
- Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
A minimum of 2 years of development experience. Excellent
organizational and communication skills, with the ability to work
independently as well as collaboratively on simultaneous projects
with other internal departments. Stewardship and project management
skills highly desirable. Excellent writing/editing skills, strong
analytical and database skills, and attention to detail.
Tessitura experience and previous exposure to high‐level
membership groups and donors is preferred. Previous experience at
an arts organization is a plus.
The New York Philharmonic offers a comprehensive benefits
package to our full‐ time employees including:
- Medical Dental and Vision coverage
- Employer contributions to the 403(b) plan after one year of
- Employer paid Life and Disability insurance
- 12 Holidays
- Up to 20 Vacation days in third calendar year of
Please submit a resume and a cover letter.
No phone calls, please. Although we appreciate your interest, we
will only contact applicants we are considering for interview.
The New York Philharmonic is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and does not discriminate on the basis of age, immigration or
citizenship status, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender
identity, marital and partnership status, national origin, race,
religion, sexual orientation, veteran or active military service
member or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or
local laws in its employment policies.