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Patron Services Associate (Part-Time)

The Patron Services Associate is responsible for processing patron ticket orders, exchanges, special ticket requests and donations received with ticket purchases, including cash handling and accurate computer entry. Customer service responsibilities include greeting all guests at The Phil Center and handling patron complaints and concerns. This position also provides support to the Patron Relations Manager as directed. Estimated schedule is 20-25 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends. 

Requirements: The successful candidate will have a personal commitment to symphonic music, demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced, high energy environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously. S/he will have excellent telephone and sales skills, have a strong attention to detail, and good computer skills. S/he will be able to demonstrate a willingness to be a team player in a highly collaborative environment.  

Compensation: $9.75 per hour. Benefits include paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.

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

Application deadline: November 21, 2014



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