Human Resources - MCC301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Date Posted: July 18, 2019
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Individual Giving Coordinator will support the team of Individual Giving
Officers with all activities relating to securing gifts for annual funds,
special project funding, and capital commitments from individual donors. Assist
with all stages of the individual donor funding cycle, primarily cultivation,
solicitation and stewardship.
Assist Individual Giving Officers with portfolio
management and meeting logistics (i.e., scheduling and travel) and preparing
materials (i.e., briefing documents, gift proposals and draft gift agreements)
for visits, solicitations, gift closures, special events, and volunteer activities.
Edit general correspondence as needed.
Process and record contributions in BSO’s CRM,
Maintain and update donors/prospects' Tessitura
record, including segmenting codes and strategy plans.
Generate Tessitura reports and lists, including seating
reports, mailing and invitation lists, prospect/donor lists, giving reports,
donor recognition lists, solicitation plans, etc.
Prepare and communicate campaign progress reports,
Individual Giving Officer metrics, and all other individual giving program
reports in collaboration with Donor Information Systems (DIS) staff.
Prepare Individual Giving team meeting materials, and
record and distribute meeting minutes as needed.
Act as a point of contact for a variety of internal
and external constituents for the Individual Giving team and deliver
appropriate and accurate follow-up.
Other duties as requested or required.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. One to two years professional experience
required. Knowledge of database systems
including prospect management and other development software strongly
preferred. Experience with Tessitura a plus.
Interest and/or background in the arts preferred. Collaborative team player who interacts
successfully and professionally with colleagues and external constituents. Excellent time and project management skills
with strong attention to detail, customer service focus and interpersonal
skills. Strong ability to independently
problem-solve, think strategically and be proactive. Excellent verbal/written, communication and
presentation skills. Ability to handle
confidential information with discretion and sensitivity. Occasionally attend events and/or concerts on
nights and weekends at Symphony Hall in Boston and at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA.
The Boston Symphony
Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.
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