Director of Individual Giving: Musicopia

Posted June 21st, 2018 at 4:52 pm.

Musicopia and Dancing Classrooms Philly, two thriving not for profit affiliate organizations that bring outstanding music and dance programs to over 20,000 students annually in the Philadelphia region, seek an outgoing, creative, and detail-oriented individual to join our development and marketing team. Musicopia and DCP share the mission of providing access to the arts for students who otherwise would not have the opportunity.

This is an ideal position for someone who is passionate about arts education and enjoys getting individuals engaged in a compelling vision. The position offers an excellent opportunity to work closely with our common Board of Directors and to develop relationships with a solid base of long-standing donors, prospects, and community partners.

The Director of Individual Giving will be a key member of our high-performing, virtual  management team.  He/she leads the annual individual giving program for both organizations and interfaces with the marketing and communications team. This position will be responsible for planning and executing two major and several smaller cultivation and fundraising events each year.  He/she shall serve as the staff liaison to the Development and Marketing committee of the Board, and works closely with the Grants and Corporate Development Director on the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate giving prospects and donors.

This full time, position requires a candidate who is a self-starter, technology savvy and highly organized.  He/she will be functioning in a digital workplace. Salary is dependent on experience and fit.  Applicants must have proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work successfully as a team member. All staff work from their home offices. Candidates must have access to a car for local travel in the Greater Philadelphia area.



  • College degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in fundraising and development; experience with special events as well as team management a plus
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders
  • Strong public speaking abilities
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Word, Excel, Publisher; familiarity with Salesforce a plus
  • Familiarity with the Greater Philadelphia funding community a plus
Education Level:
College degree
To Apply

Send cover letter, salary requirements, and resume with three professional references to

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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