The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra currently has the following employment opportunities available:
JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE
Under the direction of the Annual Fund Manager, the Development Associate serves as a support staff member, facilitating the ongoing operations and activities of the Development Department, and particularly pertaining to the MSO’S Annual Fund. All duties are performed with the ultimate goals of contributing to department efficiency, and increasing the MSO’s positive relationships with donors and friends.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
CONTACTS WITH OTHERS
This position is highly visible and has contact with MSO Board Members, campaign volunteers, MSO staff and orchestra members and prominent community leaders.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The successful candidate will be very detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills. A professional phone manner, high-level customer service skills and experience working with many different constituencies in a team environment are necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline and at least 1-2 years development experience is preferred, or 1-2 years in a customer service or clerical position. Knowledge of Tessitura is a plus.
This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
General book-keeping skills are required. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel highly preferred.
This position requires the ability to multi-task.
Must be able to use a computer on a daily basis and associated software, including word processing and CRM database, calculator, credit card machine, telephone, voicemail, copier, postage meter and fax on a daily basis.
CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES REQUIRED
Must be able to see near and far as well as adjust focus.
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES REQUIRED
During the normal workday and percentage of time spent in these activities:
* Less than 5% of time devoted to this activity
The above is representative of the position; there may be other activities or responsibilities required which are not listed. This does not constitute a contract with any person in any position.
Application Process: Please submit your resume, addressed to William Loder, Annual Fund Manager, by email in PDF or Word formats to email@example.com. Please, no phone calls or hard copy/physical mail submissions.
The MSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Information on upcoming audition opportunities: