Utah Symphony | Utah Opera is seeking a Development Coordinator with primary responsibility for maintaining donor records, overseeing all facets of gift entry, acknowledgment and reportage, and providing general administrative support to the development department. The Development Coordinator makes all gift entries into the Tessitura database, maintains donor records, and generates thank you letters and tax receipts. Additional responsibilities include creating and maintaining playbill donor listing; updating sponsorship acknowledgment for website, sponsor videos and other media; conducting prospect research through iWave and performing data analysis to support development strategic plans; and assisting with a variety of development efforts, events, and special initiatives.
The successful candidate will have a high degree of comfort and experience using databases, all Microsoft applications, and spreadsheets. Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail and accuracy, and the ability to communicate well verbally and in writing are essential. The Development Coordinator will remain familiar with programs and initiatives of USUO, have a strong affinity for USUO’s mission, and a positive attitude. The Development Coordinator will represent USUO at various external functions. Knowledge of Tessitura software preferred along with a willingness and ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Position will remain open until January 2, 2017. To apply for the position please submit a cover letter with resume and references to: Jessica Chapman at email@example.com.
About Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
Utah Symphony | Utah Opera’s mission is to connect Utah with great live music in orchestral and operatic art forms that celebrate past traditions while cultivating present and future audiences.The Utah Symphony, which performs more than 70 concerts at Abravanel Hall and in the community, is one of only fifteen year-round orchestras in the nation. Together with Utah Opera, which presents four productions annually at the Janet Quinney Lawson Capitol Theatre, USUO reaches 350,000 people in Utah and the Intermountain region through performances and educational outreach programs. The organization employs 57 staff and 86 full-time musicians and has a development staff of nine. USUO hosts an annual summer series – the Deer Valley® Music Festival – in Park City, Utah. For more information, visit www.usuo.org.