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Position Description – Director of Individual and Major Giving

Type of Employment: Salaried, Exempt

Reports to: Vice President and General Manager

Important Staff Relationships: President and Artistic Director, Music Director, Vice President- Global and Artistic Outreach, Director of Advancement, Chief Financial Officer, Marketing and PR Manager, Box Office Manager, Special Events Manager, and Development Associate

Central Role

Direct the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors at all levels with an emphasis on increasing fundraising capacity and the solicitation of major gifts.  This position will work closely with the Vice President and General Manager and the Vice President for Global and Artistic Outreach to strategize and execute new and innovative strategies for increasing giving to AVA through current donors and new prospects.  This position is crucial for successful fundraising of roughly $2.0 million dollars annually. 

Responsibilities:

Skills Desired and Qualifications

Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

An equal opportunity employer, the Academy of Vocal Arts is committed to fostering an environment in which employees from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to opportunities@avaopera.org