- Appreciation for the Berklee mission and the ability to communicate it effectively; knowledge of music technology and familiarity with the music industry is helpful.
- Ability to work successfully with Berklee trustees, senior administrators, faculty and college offices to build partnerships with donors.
- Willingness to travel as required.
- Familiarity with office and information systems such as Colleague Advancement.
- Proven ability to work and lead effectively in a highly diverse campus community.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Demonstrated experience in educational fundraising and event management with the ability to develop, execute and manage strategic efforts with corporations, businesses and foundations.
- A minimum of five years of experience securing grants from foundations and corporations, including program and budget development; a demonstrated record of identifying the needs of foundation partners and matching them to organizational resources.
- Experience managing special events successfully and developing initiatives and successful marketing strategies to meet revenue generation goals.
- Excellent writing and interpersonal skills in order to interact and negotiate effectively with outside agencies, establish trustful relationships and seek ways to improve industry relations.
- Strong organizational skills to manage multiple programs and projects and numerous institutional relationships.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
*** Application Instructions Specific to this Position ***
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials:
- Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s capabilities and experiences.
- A resume or CV.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Berklee provides a diverse and inclusive work environment
We all share a universal love for listening to, and creating music
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