Director of Philanthropic Services - Winston-Salem Symphony

The Director of Philanthropic Services is responsible for annual fundraising strategies to meet contributed revenue goals from current and prospective individuals, corporations, foundations, and government agencies. As an integral member of the Patron Engagement Team, the Director of Philanthropic Services will identify, engage, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective individual donors in making financial investments in the Symphony. The Director of Philanthropic Services is also responsible for researching, writing, and submitting grants to meet or exceed budgeted goals and managing fundraising events.

The Director of Philanthropic Services reports to the Chief Revenue & Patron Relations Officer. This is an in-office or hybrid (in-office/work from home) position with concert/special event duties on some evenings and weekends.


Duties, Responsibilities & Position Requirements: See Position Description

Compensation: $50,000–$55,000 annually with benefits (See Other Benefits below)

Other Benefits: Following successful completion of 90 days and in accordance with prevailing employee policies: 21 days Paid Time Off (PTO) plus 11 paid holidays; medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance equal to one-time annual salary; opportunities for professional development


Organization Description: The Winston-Salem Symphony (WSS) is in its 76th season as one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded regional per-service orchestras. Its performance season historically includes masterworks classical concerts, pops guest artists and themes, educational and family concerts and more. For more information visit the WSS website at: https://www.wssymphony.org/about/


Organization Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina


Application Deadline & Procedure: E-mail cover letter, résumé and three professional references with contact information to Tim Storhoff (VP, Chief Revenue & Patron Relations Officer) at tstorhoff@wssymphony.org. No phone calls, please. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

The Winston-Salem Symphony Association is an equal-opportunity employer.

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