About CMS

Employment Opportunities

Manager of Individual Giving, Patrons


Position reports to the Associate Director, Individual Giving.

  • Manage, grow, and direct activities of the CMS Patron Program, including research and solicitation
  • Work with Friends Manager on the planning and production details for cultivation events, invitation mailings, and set-up.
  • Attendance at evening and weekend concerts in rotation with other members of the Team
  • Process Patron gifts, acknowledgments, and benefits and provide ticketing support as needed
  • Generate reports on income analysis and benefit fulfillment
  • Generate correspondence for the department as needed
  • Reports to Associate Director, Individual Giving
  • Miscellaneous duties as required


  • A minimum of three years of related development experience, preferably within a performing arts organization. A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Exemplary leadership skills and ability to exercise sound judgment, adhering to the highest professional and ethical standards.
  • Excellent Research Skills
  • Ability to successfully manage a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with Board members, colleagues, and the public.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point; Tessitura experience highly preferred

Submission Procedure

Please submit a cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to sgriffin@chambermusicsociety.org. Subject line: Manager of Individual Giving, Patrons. Qualified candidates will be notified. No phone inquiries please.