Identify and cultivate planned giving donors to expand current planned giving program.
Partner with other Development Team members to develop planned giving as a critical component of New York Philharmonic’s strategic fundraising plan.
Diversify funding resources and engage in long-term financial planning, including creation of endowment and other permanent financial resources.
Staff Heritage Society functions and grow membership.
Develop and implement plans for securing major and deferred gifts from donors through estate planning and other types of gifts.
Research, identify, cultivate and solicit portfolio of Planned Giving prospects, using best practice methodology and solicitation strategies.
Draft correspondence, reports, funding proposals and planned giving program marketing materials.
Support Board Members in their efforts to cultivate major donors.
Build relationships with financial planners, attorneys, etc., to help build prospect and advisor pipelines.
Oversee financial management of planned gift vehicles.
Coordinate activities of the Heritage Society and other support groups.
Oversee all communications (newsletters, email blasts, and website updates) to planned giving donors and prospects.
Miscellaneous duties as required.
Minimum of 7 - 10 years senior fundraising, solicitation and development strategy experience, preferably in a large institution environment. Have knowledge of estate planning, including wills, trusts and estate and gift tax laws with direct responsibility of planned giving goals for at least 3 years. Know the legal recordkeeping requirements for fundraising and documenting donations. Independent work requires solid time management, goal-setting and attainment and project management skills. Ability to attend concerts and special events as required. Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong computer skills and a college degree required. Enthusiasm for classical music, PG Calc or Crescendo, Tessitura preferred.
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Founded in 1842, the New York Philharmonic is by far the oldest symphony orchestra in the United States and one of the oldest in the world. In continuous operation throughout two-thirds of our nation's history, the Philharmonic has played a leading role in American musical life and development.