19 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116
Date Posted: August 15, 2019
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Director of Individual Giving will play a leadership role as part of a
committed and enthusiastic Development team at an exciting and important moment
in Boston Ballet’s history. With room to
innovate while working closely with the Director of Development (DOD), the
Director will shape, oversee and build Individual Giving Program capacity, with
responsibility for day-to-day operations. The Director will manage his/her own
portfolio of key prospective donor relationships and maintain an external,
front-line focus, while balancing internal requirements. The Director will play
an active role in strategic thinking and planning on campaign development to
maximize philanthropic opportunities. This individual will be seen as a leader
within Advancement and the overall organization while managing a team of three
to five staff members.
Bachelor’s degree and ten years of experience in
Experience in building and executing successful
Experience in, or commitment to, the Arts
Experience and comfort level with creative
donor/constituent engagement strategies
Successful front-line major gifts experience in
Skills as a collaborative, flexible team player
and self-starter, demonstrating creativity, sense of humor, innovative thinking
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