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Director of Development

Company: The Binghamton Philharmonic
Date Posted: July 16, 2015

PRIMARY MARKET: The Binghamton Philharmonic Orchestra is located in the Southern Tier of New York and the potential markets include: Broome, Cortland, Tioga, and Chenango Counties in NY and Braford County in Pennsylvania.  Broome County has historically been the Philharmonic’s primary market, where Binghamton, NY is located. 


ACCOUNTABILITY: The Development Director is directly accountable to the Executive Director and has oversight of the marketing and development staff. The Development Director also has a coordinating role with the Board of Directors.



  • Maintain a comprehensive development and related marketing program in support of  the goals of the Binghamton Philharmonic
  • Effectively assume responsibilities for annual fund campaigns
  • Maintain an effective program to support the board in meeting its fundraising responsibilities
  • Implement an effective corporate sponsorship program
  • Develop and maintain a responsive endowment campaign
  • Evaluate ticket sales and implement strategies to continuously increase both annual sales for tickets and subscriber participation.
  • Respond to appropriate grant opportunities
  • Prepare budgets for various special events and assume responsibility for outcomes



  • 4 year bachelor’s degree  
  • 5 years of related experience
  • Ability to meet flexible hours for concert and donor related meetings
  • Experience in staff oversight and development related to institutional advancement