Development Associate, Annual Giving

Juilliard School | New York, New York

Job Summary

The Development Associate assists and supports the Annual Giving team. Under the guidance of the Associate Director of Annual Giving, the Development Associate will work as needed with donor solicitation, correspondence, and communication with all individual membership groups (Association, Ovation Society, and Juilliard Club).



  • Assists the Associate Director in managing and growing the Juilliard Association and Juilliard Club; handles all related mailings/emails, including monthly renewal notices, strategic upgrade/acquisition campaigns, acknowledgments, and other correspondence as needed
  • Drafts and processes acknowledgement letters for all other general contributions (under $5k)
  • Serves as the primary email/phone customer service representative for the Juilliard Patrons’ Desk; fields all inquiries and processes VIP ticket requests for Board of Trustees, Council, major donors, and members
  • Assists box office and development operations with pulling reports, maintaining database, and activating members
  • Assists with the planning and execution of all membership events
  • Manages the Juilliard Club Steering Committee; works with Special Events to plan and execute all Club events
  • Maintains membership events on the website performance calendar and membership information page
  • Develops and executes the monthly member e-news and various marketing projects
  • Oversees the semi-annual donor listing
  • Manages the quantities and organization of Development collateral
  • Answers telephone calls for the Development office, assisting with general inquiries and directing calls where appropriate
  • Helps with all other Development related duties as assigned


  • B.A. degree
  • Two to three years’ experience in a Development Office with preference for a performing arts or educational institution
  • Excellent writing, analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized, motivated, collaborative, creative, and deadline oriented
  • Ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work evenings and some weekends
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising database
  • Interest in and knowledge of the performing arts

How to Apply

The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School's administration.

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