The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO), widely regarded as one of New Jersey’s finest arts organizations, is a highly successful, professional, per-service orchestra. The PSO creates opportunities for people in the greater Princeton area to experience excellent, innovative, live music in many forms and venues, enhancing their appreciation for music and encouraging them to engage in the art form. The PSO presents a six (6)-concert subscription series with performances on Saturday and Sunday; pops and holiday concerts; a chamber music series in conjunction with the Institute for Advanced Study and other venues in the region; a lecture/presentation series in conjunction with the Princeton Public Library; an educational outreach program (BRAVO!); and is often contracted for fee-for-service engagements.

Development Associate

The Development Associate supports all areas of fundraising for the PSO including assistance with the coordinating of the annual Gala, Musicales, receptions and cultivation events as well as providing support for the annual appeal, corporate, foundation and government grants, endowment and planned giving programs. This position performs a wide variety of tasks and confidential work including producing reports and correspondence related to donor activities and creating and managing budgets for events and grant programs. The Development Associate will support the Development Director, Executive Director, and Board of Trustees in their fundraising efforts and demonstrate excellent customer relation skills in dealing with donors, volunteers, PSO patrons, and employees. The ideal candidate is someone who will enjoy the opportunity to make a big impact in many areas while working in a small office with a collegial team environment. This is a full-time (exempt) position requiring regular evening and weekend work to cover PSO concerts and events. Salary is commensurate with experience; benefits include health insurance and paid vacation.

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Submit a cover letter and resume to 8xj4e9x3@app.catchthebest.com. Your letter will be considered a sample of your writing. All applications will be treated as confidential. Electronic submissions only – no phone calls. Interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
The Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) values diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. Individuals who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives are encouraged to apply. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, the PSO will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.