Advancement & Patron Communications Assistant
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director of Advancement & Patron Communications
General statement regarding the overall function, scope and purpose of the work to be performed.
The Advancement & Patron Communications Assistant’s primary role is to support the operations of the APC department. The APC Assistant plays a proactive role in the sale of single tickets and subscriptions and in the stewardship of relationships with patrons. The APC Assistant is responsible for inputting and maintaining data in the Raiser’s Edge donor system and the Etix ticketing system. This position will also track revenue and expenses of the department and serve as a liaison with the Finance department. The APC Assistant interfaces directly with patrons, members of the board and the general public on a daily basis therefore a positive outlook and pleasant manner is expected at all times.
This position serves as a support position to other members of the Advancement and Patron Communications team.
Immediate response to calls to the Patron Services hotline, managing patron relationships with excellence in conjunction with the Patron Services Manager
Accurate processing of donor gifts and ticket orders, executing, including prompt entry in Raiser’s Edge
Execute single ticket and subscription sales through Etix, including the handling of complimentary ticket requests.
Promptly enter and update donor records in Raisers Edge and Etix and serve as first point of contact with Blackbaud.
Create, track and manage gift acknowledgements in partnership with Director of APC and other key staff.
Attend Symphony concerts and events as needed
Responsible for the creation of an accurate donor listing for inclusion in concert programs
Assist APC team members with direct mail campaigns and related initiatives
Gather and distribute mail daily.
Copy and distribute incoming donation checks to appropriate staff following the established recording/acknowledgment process
With Director of APC, track and document APC expenses and reconcile with Finance monthly
Provide office support for the Director of Advancement and Patron Communications
Maintain APC Department Calendar
Process and track RSVPs for special events
Assist with IT support as assigned
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of APC
The APC Assistant must have excellent customer service with good verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to foster positive relationships with patrons to accomplish departmental and organizational goals.
Successful performance in this position requires an individual good at organizing and problem-solving, with extreme attention to detail and efficient time management.
The ability to collaborate creatively and work effectively with internal and external partners and the ability execute tactical activities that accomplish departmental and organizational goals. Qualifications include:
· Excellent verbal and written communications skills
· Bachelor’s degree
· History of providing outstanding customer service
· Careful attention to detail to ensure accuracy in maintenance of donor and ticket information
· Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with limited resources
· Database experience preferred, working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus
· Proven track record of effective time management, flexibility and strong organizational skills
· Commitment to the principles of teamwork and shared responsibility
· Ability to multi-task and meet simultaneous deadlines
· Ability to handle confidential conversation, correspondence and records
· Ability to relate positively to a diverse group of people including staff, board members and patrons
Personal work space in the Richmond Symphony office
Parking within walking distance of the office is provided
Work is performed in a fast-paced office environment
Attendance and participation at concerts, events and activities will be expected outside of normal office hours and on weekends with advance notice
The Richmond Symphony strives to create an environment that practices shared values inclusive of the following: Mutual Respect, Empathy, Integrity, Transparency, Trust, Insistence on Excellence, Hunger for Success, Passion, Creativity and Fun
Please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com or fax to 804.788.1541. Phone calls will not be accepted.
One Year Per Service 3rd Flute/Pic*
DEPARTMENT: Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Steven Smith, Music Director
Announces the following Auditions:
One Year Per Service 3rd Flute/Pic*
September 8, 2014
Legally authorized to work in the United States
Conform to Code of Virginia public school standards
* One year, possibly permanent position
The Richmond Symphony is an equal opportunity employer. It reserves the right to dismiss any candidate who does not meet the required standards.
Third Flute/Piccolo Audition Repertoire, Richmond Symphony, 2014
Solo: Vivaldi Concerto in C, P79, RV443 (Ricordi edition lists concerto as FVI, No. 4)
Mov’t II, Largo
Mov’t III, Allegro Molto
Bartok, Concerto for Orchestra
Mov’t III (Elegia)
Beethoven, Symphony No. 9
Berlioz, Damnation of Faust-Minuet de follets (Will-O’the-Wisps)
Piccolo I-Beginning to No. 2; Presto e leggiero to the end
Ravel, Bolero-Piccolo I
Ravel, Mother Goose Suite
Mov’t II, Petit Poucet, No. 7 to 8
Mov’t III, Laideronnette, No. 1 to 4 and No. 19 to the end
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 6
Mov’t I, Solo after No. 8 to 10
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 8
Mov’t II, Allegretto m. 65-113
Mov’t IV, Largo, m. 60-67
Stravinsky, Firebird (1919), Variation only
Tchiakovsky, Symphony No. 4
Mov’t III, Scherzo
Mov’t IV, Allegro con fuoco, m. 249-269
Tchiakovsky, Nutcracker Ballet
Chinese Dance, pick up to 33 to the end
(Note correction: picc doubles flute I 2x on theme)
Mahler, Symphony No. 2, flute 3/piccolo I part
Mov’t IV, ”Urlicht” No. 4-5
Mov’t V, “Der Grosse Appell” No. 30-31
First Flute: Beethoven, Leonore No. 3,
Opening through m. 24
Solo, measures 328-360
Brahms, Symphony No. 4
Mov’t IV, measures 89-105
Second Flute: Dvorak, Symphony No. 9
Mov’t I (doubling Piccolo)
Third Flute: Tchiakovsky, Nutcracker Ballet, Mirlitons
Highly qualified applicants please email a one page resume by August 1 to:
Paul Pietrowski, Personnel Manager