About SFGMC: The mission of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus is to lead by creating extraordinary music and experiences that build community, inspire activism, and foster compassion at home and around the world. For 40 amazing years SFGMC has been shining brightly. Founded in 1978 as the very first chorus to identify as gay or lesbian, it has been the torchbearer for the LGBT choral movement around the world. Singing an average of 30 appearances a year, the chorus has performed over 1,000 concerts at iconic venues such as Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, the San Francisco War Memorial, the historic Castro Theatre, Walt Disney Symphony Hall, and world-renowned Carnegie Hall. The Chorus is a family, a community and an agent for change through its powerful music, performing to sold-out audiences each year. SFGMC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, and is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Director of Development & Marketing
As an integral part of the SFGMC team, the Director of Development & Marketing (DoDM) is tasked with achieving the organization’s fundraising goals to ensure it can continue its mission. The Director will partner closely with the Leadership Team to build overall organizational health and effectiveness, while delivering the departmental goals in alignment with SFGMC’s Strategic Plan and Capital Campaign. He/she/they will be charged with securing charitable contributions and other revenues, providing vision and outlining strategy to ensure adequate and growing financial resources, brand management and leverage, and maintaining a high level of community engagement. As a thought partner and collaborator with the Executive Director, the DoDM will analyze trends and identify ways to increase donor participation, as well as oversee a Development budget and staff team which includes all Resource Development lines of business. The DoDM will personally manage and develop a prospect portfolio aimed at significantly increasing major gift support and will work with the Marketing Manager and staff to implement Marketing and Communication plans. Read more and apply.
Donor Relations Manager
As an integral part of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) team, the Donor Relations Manager supports success by assisting with implementation and evaluation of SFGMC’s fundraising programs, with a heavy emphasis on individual and corporate donors. The Development budget is made up of individual giving, major donors, corporate partnerships, grants, bequests, and individuals’ support of events. SFGMC is fortunate to be currently undertaking a Capital Campaign to support the recent purchase of a new building. This new role is being created to support the on-going funding and donor support needs of the organization and will be complemented by several other Development staff members. This position will support work to service individual donor needs, secure corporate partnerships and major donors, ensure that donor information is properly recorded and tracked, and assist/support volunteer development committee members. Reporting to the Director of Development & Marketing, this position will work cross-functionally with the entire SFGMC team. Read more.
If you feel you are an excellent candidate for these positions, please compose a thoughtful cover letter demonstrating your writing ability and explaining how your skills and work experience align with the needs of this position. Submit your letter along with a current resume clearly reflecting your relevant experience to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.
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