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Individual Giving Manager

Current Openings for Faculty Employment


INDIVIDUAL GIVING MANAGER

Settlement Music School seeks an Individual Giving Manager to join its Development Team. This position reports to the Director of Development and plans, implements and monitors Settlement Music School’s individual gifts program, as well as assisting in the overall fundraising efforts of the school.

Specific responsibilities for this full-time position include:

Prospect Management: Work closely with the Director of Development, Executive Director, and volunteers to ensure the flow of prospects into the gifting pipeline, from identification, through solicitation, of a portfolio of prospects. To that end, the Manager will produce regular prospect management reports for all volunteers and staff and will retain his/her own portfolio of prospects.

Direct Mail: Plan, implement, compose, and manage all fundraising mailings to individuals, including but not limited to board solicitations, annual individual gift campaigns, web campaigns, and planned giving appeals. Develop upgrade strategies for higher levels of giving (Founders Society giving starts at $1000). Provide follow-up analysis.

Stewardship: Develop strategies and implement methods designed to strengthen relationships with donors, including special events.

Donor Services: Provide donor assistance to any phone and written inquiries. Maintain databases (eTapestry and school-designed student registration databases; Access databases).

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and four years professional fundraising experience. Knowledge of music a plus. The ideal candidate will be a team player who enjoys a collaborative environment and have:

• Excellent communication skills, including writing, editing and proofreading skills;

Knowledge of the Philadelphia funding community;

Proven experience in designing and maintaining donor relations programs;

Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and deadlines;

Good computer skills and knowledge of database programs

Send cover letter and resume to Amelia Schmertz, Director of Development, Settlement Music School, P.O. Box 63966, Philadelphia, PA 19147 or by .

FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Settlement Music School welcomes resumes and letters of interest from qualified teachers seeking employment in the core program of afternoon, evening and Saturday instruction or in various daytime programs that the School offers.

In general, Settlement employs fully credentialed and experienced specialist teachers. Settlement gives preference to candidates willing to work at multiple locations and interested in making a significant commitment of time to their teaching at Settlement.

To apply, mail, email or fax a brief resume and cover letter to:

, Executive Director
Settlement Music School
P.O. Box 63966
Philadelphia, PA 19147-3966
(215) 551-0483 - fax

The Executive Director hires faculty for all locations. Please do not telephone.

Current Openings

Piano Instruction
Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in piano.

Children's Music Workshop
Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in music or music education from an accredited institution, experience working with young children and specific Orff, Kodaly or related training.

Ballet and Creative Movement
Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in dance or dance education from an accredited institution, experience working with children of all ages and professional dance experience.

Additionally, Settlement is always accepting resumes for the following positions:
Band conductor
Choir conductor
Suzuki violin
Children’s Music Workshop


Successful candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor degree in applied music or music education from an accredited institution with a major in the instrument they seek to teach. Settlement generally gives preference to candidates with advanced degrees and specific studio teaching experience.

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