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Director of Development

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Development is responsible for the development, management, implementation, and evaluation of all overall fund-raising programs consistent with The Phil’s needs and goals.  To that end, the Director of Development manages staff and volunteers in planning and executing all annual, sponsorship, capital, endowment, and planned giving programs, as well as fund-raising events and benefits. 

Requirements: A minimum of 3 years professional nonprofit development experience is required, preferably with an orchestra or other arts organization. A bachelor’s degree or higher is also preferred but not required. The successful candidate will have a personal commitment to symphonic music, demonstrated fundraising success, be able to work in a fast-paced, high energy environment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously. S/he will have the ability to think both strategically and tactically and have a strong attention to detail. S/he will demonstrate a willingness to be a team player in a highly collaborative environment. This position also requires working evenings and weekends consistent with The Phil’s concert schedule.  

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and job performance. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 403(b) plan, and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.

Application procedure: Send letter of application and resume via email to info@fwphil.org or mail to: Director of Development Search, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835. No phone inquiries, please.

Application deadline: November 14, 2014



Director of Education & Community Engagement

Reporting to the General Manager, the Director of Education and Community Engagement  is responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive series of programs and services designed to educate and engage the region we serve. The Director will lead and support more than 20 distinct programs supported by 2 part-time administrative staff, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Friends and the Youth Orchestra Advisory Council. S/he will review on an ongoing basis services being offered and develop new programs as needs emerge.

Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in music, music education or arts administration is preferred. The successful candidate will have a personal commitment to symphonic music, be able to work in a fast-paced, high energy environment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously. S/he will have the ability to think both strategically and tactically and have a strong attention to detail. S/he will demonstrate a willingness to be a team player in a highly collaborative environment. This position also requires working evenings and weekends consistent with The Phil’s concert schedule.  

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience and job performance. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 403(b) plan, and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.

Application procedure: Send letter of application and resume via email to jmancuso@fwphil.org or mail to Jim Mancuso, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835. No phone inquiries, please.

Application deadline: November 7, 2014