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Development Coordinator

Reports To:
Chief Development Officer
Full Time

Since 1891, New York's Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for excellence in performance, presenting exceptional concerts by the world’s finest artists on its three iconic stages, from orchestral concerts, chamber music, contemporary offerings, and recitals to jazz, world, and popular music. Complementing its performance activities, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute (WMI) creates extensive music education and social impact programs that annually serve more than 600,000 people worldwide, playing a central role in fulfilling Carnegie Hall's commitment to making great music accessible to as many people as possible.

Carnegie Hall seeks to fill the position of Development Coordinator, who provides general and specialized support to the Chief Development Officer, the Development Department more broadly, and adjunct support to the office of the Executive and Artistic Director, as needed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Scheduling appointments and meetings, accompanied by preparation of agendas and minutes
  • Assisting with writing and coordinating the production of donor reports, solicitation letters, and special acknowledgment letters
  • Assisting with prospect research and proposal development for various departments within Development, as needed
  • Coordinating and streamlining communications within the Development Department, and with other departments within the Administration
  • Tracking all open projects within the department and track correspondence as it routes through the department and externally
  • Creating monthly expense statements for the Chief Development Officer
  • Assisting with database entry and maintenance of donor lists including assurance of database accuracy
  • Maintaining files and database portfolio
  • Providing support when the Executive Assistant is absent
  • Performing other related duties and special projects as assigned
  • Assisting with and attending performances and events as needed
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Some music or other arts/humanities background preferred.
  • Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills; and have ability to exercise excellent judgment, decorum, and diplomacy in all interactions.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and maintain a high level of confidentiality required.
  • Must be able to accurately handle diverse projects and a large volume of detailed work simultaneously and use good judgment in prioritizing work.
  • Must be able to remain calm and focused in a high-paced environment.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work with information systems and software systems.

Carnegie Hall is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Decisions concerning employment are made on the basis of an individual’s qualifications to contribute to meeting Carnegie Hall’s needs, and Carnegie Hall is committed not to discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex (including gender identity, gender expression or status of being transgender), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, status as a caregiver, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses or stalking, criminal convictions (except where otherwise permitted by law), arrest record, credit history, pregnancy, age, mental or physical disability, veteran or military status, reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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

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