Association of British Orchestras

Individual Giving Administrator

Philharmonia 21750 - 23000 Closing date 13 June 2023
It is an exciting time in the Philharmonia’s history, as Santtu-Matias Rouvali's second season as Principal Conductor concludes. He is just the sixth person to hold that title since the Orchestra was founded in 1945. On his appointment, he said: “This is the start of a great adventure. The players of the Philharmonia can do anything: they are enormously talented and show an incredible hunger to create great performances… we will do great things together.”

We are seeking a creative, motivated and highly organised person to lead the administration of the Friends Membership, devise innovative ways to grow the Membership and its income, and play a pivotal role in the success of the Development department.

The successful candidate will be a quick study and systems-focused, with the requirement to manage the efficient administration of the Friends and develop personal relationships with this critical part of the donor base, in tandem with the wider audience development strategy.

You will be supported in achieving these objectives by your line-manager, the Individual Giving Manager, and will work closely with the Senior Development Manager (Philanthropy) where necessary.

As Individual Giving Administrator you will play a significant role in supporting the following key activities:

Deliver an enticing and mission-led Friends Membership, offering meaningful engagement for members at all levels, underpinned by robust and streamlined CRM and data systems.
Growth goals relating to the Friends membership including growth to >800 members by 2024/25
An enriching calendar of Events and Stewardship for Friends and wider stakeholders.

The successful candidate will have/be:

Knowledge of, and passion for orchestral music
Ability to work on own initiative and to problem solve
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
Strong customer service skills with excellent interpersonal manner
Confident communicator

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