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Special Events/Development Manager

  8/24/2017   San Diego Opera
 Job Description        

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Special Events/Development Manager handles the planning, coordination, and execution of all Special Events for San Diego Opera including fundraisers, donor benefit, stewardship and cultivation events, and pre- and post- performance events. Oversees the volunteer program; and serves in a support for position for the development team. The position serves as a key member of the team and is critical to overall fundraising success of San Diego Opera.



Undergraduate degree and 5 years corporate community experience and/or fundraising experience Microsoft Office Suite is essential and working knowledge of Tessitura is preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours, including frequent evening, weekend and holiday hours as well as irregular hours on show and event days. Exceptional organizational skills with a strong attention to detail Excellent interpersonal communication skills, Ability to initiate and complete projects and assignments with minimal guidance Ability to recognize customer relation / PR issues and to handle them appropriately or manage upward Affinity for opera/music/theater/performing arts a plus Must have own transportation as events occur throughout the county


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For a complete list of responsibilities, please view the job description posted on our website at under ABOUT tab and Job Opportunities. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits including paid vacation, PTO, medical, dental, vision, FSA and 403b with matching. Please email cover letter & resume to No phone calls please.


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