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Job (Calgary): Manager, Stewardship and Special Events – Honens

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Job (Calgary): Manager, Stewardship and Special Events – Honens

JOB OPPORTUNITY
MANAGER, STEWARDSHIP & SPECIAL EVENTS
HONENS INVITES APPLICATIONS AND REFERRALS FOR THE POSITION OF MANAGER STEWARDSHIP & SPECIAL EVENTS.
The Manager of Stewardship & Special Events renews current individual donors, identifies new prospects, cultivates relationships and solicits gifts from individuals through Honens’ annual giving programs and fundraising events. Honens has a $6.2 million budget for its three-year operating cycle. The organization is experiencing rapid growth in its activities and its profile.

The Manager of Stewardship & Special Events must to be comfortable with working with volunteers in assisting with the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective donors and sponsors. He/she reports to the Senior Director of Advancement.

The Manager of Stewardship & Special Events will:

• Steward existing donors through regular and timely communication
• Renew and grow revenue with existing and potential donors through exploring new options
• Work with colleagues and volunteers on research, stewardship, event coordination, proposals and recognition
programs and reports
• Establish new relationships and new sources of funding
• Work with volunteer teams to coordinate donor and special fundraising events
• Take part in fundraising and stewardship calls and events as needed.

HONENS DISCOVERS AND LAUNCHES THE CAREERS OF COMPLETE ARTISTS—21ST CENTURY PIANISTS FOR 21ST CENTURY AUDIENCES.
In 1991, philanthropist Esther Honens established the Honens International Piano Competition Foundation in her hometown of Calgary, Canada, with a gift of $5 million. Her dream was to discover and launch the careers of the world’s most promising pianists—a dream that has become a Canadian success story. Honens Laureates are critically acclaimed the world-over and the triennial ‘Search for the Complete Artist’ awards the largest prize of its kind—$100,000 CAN and an artistic and career development program valued at a half million dollars. In addition to touring and presenting its Laureates worldwide, Honens presents a festival and concerts each year in Calgary and learning and community outreach programs across Canada. The Eighth Honens Prize for Piano will be awarded in 2015.

QUALIFICATIONS

• A university degree in music/arts and/or business management or equivalent experience;
• A minimum of three years’ experience of progressively responsible experience in fundraising, particularly in the area
of individual giving and/or special events management;
• Ability to inspire trust and confidence in stakeholders;
HONENS CAREERS / PAGE 2
• Ability to manage several projects simultaneously;
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication (oral/written) skills;
• Knowledge of the performing arts, ideally classical music;
• Financial and budgeting abilities, strong research and organizational skills as well as exceptional attention to detail.

Starting Date: August/September 2013
APPLICATION PROCESS
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package. Deadline for applications: Thursday, 1 August 2013. Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume with a list of references and salary requirements in confidence to:
Stephen McHolm
President & Artistic Director
Honens
888 Tenth Street SW
Calgary AB T2P 2X1 Canada
[email protected]
More information: honens.com

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