Reporting directly to the Executive Director and working collaboratively with the Development Officer I, this position will drive revenue growth through strategic and comprehensive year-round institutional and major donor engagement and stewardship. This position focuses on the acquisition, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major and institutional donors – including all agencies and organizations that support the organization’s funding needs and priorities in the following general areas: chamber and jazz music performance, contemporary music, musician fellowship program (Young Artists Program), music education in schools and for students with special needs (Music Encounters), and free community concerts.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in nonprofit development, knowledge of music/arts grant opportunities, funding sources, and associated regulations and reporting. This individual will build positive, long-term relationships with donors and prospects alike and has a demonstrated proficiency in obtaining funds from a variety of sources. As this position will oversee the preparation of all grant applications, excellent writing skills are required. An ability to work as part of a team and independently as well as a commitment to maintaining confidentiality is essential. This position will require the availability to work a flexible schedule, including some nights and weekends. Familiarity with Tessitura preferred.
Da Camera of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job related disability, or marital status. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, relevant one-page writing sample, and three references by e-mail to: email@example.com with the subject line “Development Officer II Search.” Position open until filled. Please, no phone calls.
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