​​​​​​​Development Manager

Pacific Chorale, the GRAMMY® Award-winning resident chorus of Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, CA seeks a nonprofit development professional to serve as its Development Manager. This position collaborates with the President & CEO to identify, cultivate, and engage Pacific Chorale’s patrons to achieve our $2 million annual fundraising goals and to nurture a thriving community of passionate supporters. This person is charged with developing and leading the annual fundraising plan, including guiding the annual fund campaign and facilitating major gift solicitation and stewardship. In addition, this person will plan and manage the Chorale’s major fundraising events, the annual gala, and several other small donor cultivation and stewardship events throughout the year.

This position demands a very hands-on role, perfect for the fundraiser who is comfortable engaging with major philanthropists while also preparing mailings, managing the database, and methodically approaching day-to-day administrative functions. They will possess knowledge and understanding of leveraging CRM platforms as a development resource, and will thrive working in a collaborative team environment interfacing with highly passionate and dedicated patrons.

This position has the potential for growth. It is ideally suited for someone with 2-3 years’ experience in a development-focused role at a small- to medium-sized arts nonprofit, and who is looking to further their career as a professional fundraiser.

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Pacific Chorale is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and actively and enthusiastically seeks a diverse pool of candidates.