The Cleveland Orchestra is seeking a Campaign Manager to support the Campaign Director in the implementation of our new $335M Major Campaign (including $100M in new planned gift commitments), to run from 2021-2027 as part of a comprehensive campaign to raise $500M. Key activities include administration of the Campaign expense budget; support of the Campaign Cabinet; and tracking of individual and Campaign Gifts performance goals.
Specifically, the Campaign Manager will have responsibility for intensive database and spreadsheet management, formulation of reports and analyses of data, maintaining, tracking and reporting campaign data (both financial and otherwise), as well as managing the completion and delivery of all collateral for the campaign. The Campaign Manager will provide some general administrative management of the Campaign Cabinet and their activities.
The successful candidate will be a professional who has a strong work ethic, boundless energy, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor. The position requires someone who is a superior project manager, thrives on challenges, works well under pressure, is a self-motivated team player, is well organized, and can multi-task. The successful candidate will have good judgment and be comfortable managing up with both staff and volunteers.
Position responsibilities include the following:
Works closely with the Campaign Director and Director of Development Operations on the strategic and operational functions of the campaign. Ensures that key milestones are correctly reported and projects are completed on time.
Designs reports and presentations on campaign for both internal and external audiences including financial reports, donor stewardship and recognition, gift reporting and tracking, and prospect management.
Maintains calendar of reporting activity to external and internal audience, ensuring data is entered in a timely and accurate fashion, meets deadlines for campaign reporting calendar.
Ensures accuracy and completeness of campaign data, managing input of data recording keeping.
Designs and produces regular and special reports for Campaign Director and other senior staff as requested.
Conducts donor and prospect analytics to identify trends and opportunities to advance fundraising goals, creates and designs reports to illustrate analytics.
CAMPAIGN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Project manages the design and production of all campaign collateral/communications material, including case statement and campaign project brochures, DVD/CD/video components, donor recognition listings in printed materials and other publications.
Works with the Campaign Director and Director of Development Operations to implement communications and marketing strategies and materials for the public phase of the campaign, including website, public announcement, mailings and solicitations, and related events and activities. Will also include the development and implementation of a broad based planned giving campaign.
Oversees and tracks metrics regarding donor and prospect goals for gift officers, and campaign volunteers.
Facilitate portfolio donor management in collaboration with the Major Gifts team, designing and preparing reports to support major gift and campaign metric goals.
Supervises the processing of acknowledgements.
Assists the Campaign Director with preparation for meetings, responses to inquiries and other activities as requested.
Works closely with Campaign Director to manage lists, invitations and produce materials regarding campaign cultivation events.
The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or comparable professional experience, and a minimum of two years of fundraising experience are required for this position
Proven track record administering major gifts tracking, processing, receipting and reporting
Advanced user of Microsoft Office, including Excel
Superior writing and organizational skills
Creative, self-starting skills with a team-player attitude
Knowledge of moves management
Superior attention to detail, including proofreading skills
Proven ability to work with volunteers, donors, and colleagues
Experience using Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge, or other fundraising software and online research tools
Previous experience with an arts organization (desirable)
Interest in classical music (desirable)
Able to travel between locations (Severance and Blossom Music Centers), as well as to local or regional meetings
Able to work a flexible schedule that includes attending concerts and other events on evenings, weekends, and some holidays
We offer a competitive salary, generous medical and dental plan benefits, 403(b) plan with employer match, complimentary concert tickets, and the opportunity to work with a world-renowned Orchestra in a hybrid onsite/remote work arrangement.
The Cleveland Orchestra is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer that strongly supports and values diversity and fosters an equitable and inclusive work environment which includes accommodation. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome, and individuals from all equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply.
The Cleveland Orchestra has been for decades a point of pride in its hometown. It is universally admired for its world-class credentials, its gifted musicians, and its acoustically perfect and visually stunning concert hall. The orchestra welcomes people of all ages, all walks of life, and invites them to experience something that is unique in the world.