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Development Manager at Symphony of Northwest Arkansas

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Job Functions:
Sales & Business Development
Locations:
Fayetteville, AR, USA
Compensation:
45,000 – 50,000 USD per year
Posted on:
09/22/2022

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas is looking for an experienced, passionate development professional to manage and coordinate the day-to-day fundraising activities for all SoNA development endeavors, as well as work closely with the Executive Director to design and implement corporate, major gifts, annual gifts, and foundational giving development plans. Additionally, the Development Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to design and execute special events including the annual gala, and other donor cultivation events.

This is a new position for the organization, created to help SoNA realize its new vision and strategic plan. Currently, SoNA manages a 1.2 million operating budget, approximately 2/3rds of which is contributed income, supported in part by a 1.4 million endowment. To bring SoNA’s new strategic plan to life, the new Development Manager will work closely with the Executive

Director to find new contributed revenue streams, identify and cultivate new and diverse donor networks, and deepen existing donor relationship.

The Symphony of Northwest Arkansas (SoNA) is the new name for the North Arkansas Symphony (NASO), which was founded in 1954 and has provided over 60 years of musical performances and educational opportunities. Presenting classical and pops performances across Northwest Arkansas, with an annual combined audience of 20,000, SoNA is a resident company of Walton Arts Center.

https://www.sonamusic.org/job-opportunities