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Coordinator, Foundation Relations

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Director, Foundation Relations
Full Time
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The Foundation Relations team is seeking a Coordinator to join their dynamic, close-knit group. Our team manages relationships with more than 100 foundations and raises about $4 million in revenue for Carnegie Hall every year. Our five-person team consists of a Director, Manager, Associate, Coordinator, and Intern.

Responsibilities include supporting the cultivation and stewardship of relationships with private and public foundations, and to help secure annual fund grants for Carnegie Hall.

Description of Responsibilities 

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, and invitations
  • Proposal preparation, proofreading, submission, and tracking
  • Some proposal, letter of inquiry, and report writing
  • Gift entry, report and list generation, and donor solicitations tracking in Tessitura database
  • Track and record donor credits for Playbill and other publications.
  • Prospect research, donor profiles, and donor meeting briefings
  • Donor credits, concert ticketing, and revenue and expense tracking and reporting
  • Maintain all foundation donor records and interactions on database system; prepare reports as needed. 
  • 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
  • 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 overtime, 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

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

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