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Assistant, Foundation Relations

Department:
Development
Reports To:
Director, Foundation Relations
Classification:
Full Time
Job Code:
AFR1

Carnegie Hall seeks a Foundation Relations Assistant to support the cultivation and stewardship of relationships with private and public foundations, and to help secure annual fund grants for Carnegie Hall. The individual will provide administrative support for all aspects of the Foundation Relations department’s responsibilities including, but not limited to:

Correspondence for donors and prospects, including gift and payment acknowledgements, inquiries, invitations.
Proposal preparation, submission, and tracking.
Gift entry, report and list generation, and donor solicitations tracking in Tessitura database.
Prospect research, donor profiles, and meeting briefings.
Donor credits, concert ticketing, and revenue and expense tracking and reporting.
Representing the Foundation Relations department in a liaison role with Development Services and Special Events, as needed.
General office management such as answering phones, filing and archiving, mail merges, scheduling meetings. 

Qualifications

BA plus one year of work experience in office support role/non-profit organization.
Excellent writing and research skills.
Extremely detail-oriented and able to multi-task efficiently in a time-sensitive, high volume work area.
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including production of mail merges and calculations in Excel. Fundraising software program experience extremely helpful, particularly Tessitura experience.
Willingness to work evening hours a few times during the performance season.
Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the arts and music is preferred.

To apply to this role, please send a cover letter and resume to: humanresources@carnegiehall.org. We are an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

 

How To Apply

When submitting your resume, please include a cover letter indicating the specific department or position in which you are interested.

Online

humanresources@carnegiehall.org

Fax

212-373-0569

Mail

Carnegie Hall
Human Resources Department
881 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019–3219

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