Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) firmly believes in the power of high-quality
classical music experiences to change lives. At BYSO, students receive a
transformative music education through our nationally-renowned orchestras and
outreach programs- an education that is rooted in excellence develops life-long
skills such as self-confidence, team-work and leadership. To support these
efforts, BYSO is seeking a motivated and experienced administrator to provide
support to our Institutional Giving program on a temporary basis from August
2019 to December 2019.
A successful candidate will have
excellent writing skills, attention to detail and previous experience in a
fundraising office. Specifically, the Development Associate will:
BYSO’s grants calendar, including deadlines for proposals, reports, and other
written proposals, reports, and other updates for review
with Foundation and Corporate contacts when necessary to acquire important
information about grants and reports
acknowledgement letters for institutional donors
grants and awards through BYSO’s record keeping and financial system
new foundation and corporate prospects
This part-time, temporary position will
report to the Director of Development but will work very closely with all
members of the Development and larger BYSO teams.
Flexible hours (approximately 15-20
hours/week) from August 2019 to December 2019. Pay rate is commensurate with experience
The BYSO is a positive, dynamic,
inclusive and nurturing environment for both our student population and our
staff. With very rigorous fundraising
goals, and an open mind about how to reach them, the BYSO offers a tremendous
opportunity for a growing fundraiser.
of two years of experience, ideally in a development office, with significant
responsibility for providing administrative support.
Excellent writing skills.
attention to detail and conscientiousness.
time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
organizational skills, including the ability to balance multiple projects
simultaneously without losing sight of details.
able to work independently and collaboratively in a highly professional
Proficient (or highly adaptable) in
Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
to fostering a workplace culture of teamwork, diversity, and inclusion.
a registered 501 (c) 3 organization.
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age,
disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and encourages diversity and
inclusion in our workplace.
About this Organization:
The mission of BYSO is to encourage musical excellence in a professional and supportive environment by providing the highest quality orchestra training and performance opportunities to qualified musicians, grades K-12, and to make its programs accessible to underserved communities through financial assistance and outreach. Since its inception in 1958, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) continues to achieve the highest artistic standards, and remains committed to musical excellence. Today the BYSO is widely regarded as one of the country's finest youth orchestras and is recognized nationally as a model music and arts education organization.