Employment


Development Coordinator
Full-Time Position

Cleveland International Piano competition (CIPC)

Founded in 1975, CIPC is an organization that promotes piano performance in Northeastern Ohio. It organizes piano concerts, outreach programs, donor events and education programs. It’s signature event, the Cleveland International Piano Competition, takes place every four years and has made a name for itself as one of the world’s leading piano competitions thanks to its professional and musical standards, its dedicated supporters, and its collaboration with the Cleveland Orchestra on the final round. The organization’s goals are to increase Cleveland’s international reputation through music, cultivate the interest in piano throughout the region and help the careers of young pianists locally and internationally.

Job Overview

The CIPC Development Coordinator helps implement the organization’s strategic plan by raising vital funds. He/she is supporting the President and CEO and the Board of Directors in their efforts to raise money by seeking, maintaining and approaching prospects, as well as providing easy and accurate access to fundraising information.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
  • Grow and maintain a major gifts program including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors
  • Plan and manage special events such as galas, dinners, and parlor meetings
  • Maintain Raiser’s Edge donor database
  • Manage donors through gift entry, gift recognition, and basic stewardship efforts, including but not limited to letters, notes, and phone calls
  • Create and manage the annual fund campaign
  • Working with the President and CEO and Development Committee, set realistic fundraising goals, and pursue increased general operating support through capacity building and multi-year gifts
  • Support the President and CEO through regular prospect meetings and calendar maintenance
  • Advise President and CEO and Board of Directors about fundraising progress at monthly Development Committee meetings
  • Provide development analytics to the President and CEO and the Board of Directors

Qualifications

  • Preferably Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration or related field
  • At least 2 years of work experience in a development department
  • Superb written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Good appreciation for time management and flexibility with job duties
  • Donor centric and volunteer service mentality
  • Experience working with Raiser’s Edge/other donor database software required
  • Passion for teamwork
  • Organized and inspiring team leader
  • Knowledge of classical music a plus, but not a requirement

 

Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]


Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Part-Time Position

Cleveland International Piano competition (CIPC)

Founded in 1975, CIPC is an organization that promotes piano performance in Northeastern Ohio. It organizes piano concerts, outreach programs, donor events and education programs. It’s signature event, the Cleveland International Piano Competition, takes place every four years and has made a name for itself as one of the world’s leading piano competitions thanks to its professional and musical standards, its dedicated supporters, and its collaboration with the Cleveland Orchestra on the final round. The organization’s goals are to increase Cleveland’s international reputation through music, cultivate the interest in piano throughout the region and help the careers of young pianists locally and internationally.

Job Overview

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator develops and implements the organization’s marketing and communications strategic plan. He/she helps develop the marketing of new and existing programs and managing the organization’s PR. He/she oversees the implementation of the marketing strategy – including campaigns, events and digital marketing.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Planning, directing and coordinating marketing and communications efforts
  • Managing media relations
  • Developing and managing advertising campaigns
  • Building brand awareness and positioning
  • Developing promotions for ticket sales, concerts and other events
  • Researching demand for the organization’s projects and programs
  • Overseeing social media marketing strategies and content
  • Identifying new potential donors or audiences
  • Researching similar piano competitions or arts organizations
  • Ensuring quality control of all information released

Marketing Coordinator Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business, public relations, journalism, or related field
  • Previous experience working in a marketing/communications department
  • Effective time management skills and ability to multitask
  • Create compelling, effective copy that is grammatically correct
  • Develop and implement all marketing campaigns and communications materials
  • Inspiring team player and leader
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Important Skills

Experience with digital marketing, such as Google Analytics, SEM, and SEO is preferred, but not required. Experience working with Microsoft Office, WordPress, or Adobe Creative Suite is preferred. An appreciation of classical music is a plus, but not required.

 

Please email a cover letter and resume to [email protected]