Individual Giving Manager: Pennsylvania Ballet Association

Posted August 9th, 2016 at 11:49 am.


The Individual Giving Manager will plan and manage all aspects of a comprehensive fundraising program for individuals targeting donors and prospects giving or capable of giving up to $10,000 annually to Pennsylvania Ballet.  Working closely with the Director of Development, the Manager will also be a frontline fundraiser and part of the team managing Campaign solicitations.  The Manager must be knowledgeable about mail, email, online and telefunding campaigns and frontline fundraising experience is a plus.  The Manager will work with the Director of Development and other Development colleagues on the overall development plans for Pennsylvania Ballet.  The Manager reports directly to the Director of Development.



Establishing a comprehensive and personalized calendar of solicitations and stewardship activities for Annual Fund donors.

Primary responsibility for the cultivation, appeals, engagement and stewardship of the leadership giving circle – gifts to the Annual Fund of $2,500 and above.

Member of the staff major gifts team for the Campaign – planning, cultivating and soliciting donors to the Campaign.

Planning and managing the implementation of all direct mail and email solicitation and stewardship programs.

Planning and managing the implementation of cultivation and stewardship events for Annual Fund donors and prospects

Overseeing the Annual Fund Coordinator in the management of the telefunding team and working with the telefunding manager to maximize returns.

Managing the creation of all printed materials necessary for Annual Fund mailings.

Special projects as assigned.


Successful candidates will have at least three to five years of experience with annual funds.  He or she must have truly superior verbal and written communications skills, superb organizational skills, strong analytical and reporting skills, and a heartfelt appreciation for the performing arts.  Knowledge of the database system Tessitura is preferred though not required, as is familiarity with the art form of ballet. This position may require irregular working hours and days as needed for events.

To Apply

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to  by August 31, 2016.


More information about Pennsylvania Ballet can be found at

Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Deadline: 08/31/2016
Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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