The Glacier Symphony is seeking a Development and Operations Director

The Development and Operations Director (D&O) reports to the Glacier Symphony Board of Directors and works closely with the Executive Artistic Director. The D&O is responsible for the business and administrative operations of the Glacier Symphony.  The candidate oversees the Symphony’s donor relations program, develops and manages fundraising initiatives, and builds a robust team for our organization.  If you have a strong background in nonprofit fundraising and administration, we encourage you to apply.

Development and Operations Director


  • Develop and lead the fundraising and development activities of the Glacier Symphony

  • Manage staffing of Individual Donor and Business Partnership Committees

  • Represent the Glacier Symphony at all concerts, special events, fundraisers, etc.

  • Oversee daily business and administrative operations of the Glacier Symphony

  • Oversee all aspects of the Symphony’s operating budget (currently $700,000/year)

    • Development of annual budget

    • Compliance 

    • Interface with Board Treasurer

  • Oversee content and production of the Glacier Symphony Annual Report

  • Plan and implement logistics and activities essential to the mission and programs of the GS

  • Cultivate Board Relations - communications, meetings, planning, committees

Qualifications and Experience

  • High proficiency with donor database management and computer-based office programs

  • Experience with nonprofit financial management, accounting, and budgeting

  • Experience with supervising staff and working as a team

  • Working knowledge and understanding of staff roles and Board interface

  • Engaging public speaking and personal communication skills

  • Practical social skills, discretion, and confidentiality

  • Available to work nights and weekends as necessary

Reports to the Symphony’s Board of Directors and works closely with its Executive Artistic Director

Hours: Full-time, non-exempt

Recommended salary: $50,000+ DOE

To Apply: Please submit letter of interest and credentials to Executive Artistic Director, John Zoltek  

Deadline: October 31, 2018