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Development Assistant 

Primary Function

The Columbus Symphony seeks a part-time Development Assistant to support the Development and Analytics Manager and Symphony staff with initiatives such as Picnic with the Pops corporate sponsorship support and day-to-day development support.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Development staff to coordinate Picnic with the Pops sponsorship mailings.
  • Serves as secondary contact for Picnic with the Pops sponsorship inquiries.
  • Manages and updates weekly table information, signs and sponsorship perks for outdoor concerts.
  • Provides pre-concert administrative support to the event team.
  • Available on site at every Picnic with the Pops concert and plays a major role in event-day execution.
  • Assists with additional Development projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and email communication.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail on all levels.

Credentials and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or a Junior or Senior working towards an undergraduate degree in a related field.
  • Advanced computer skills required, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Publisher.
  • Must be comfortable on the phone and have a pleasant manner.
  • Must be available 10-15 hours/week during the 2020 Picnic with the Pops season (May 2020 - August 2020) including the following concert nights:
    • Saturday, June 13
    • Saturday, June 20
    • Saturday, June 27
    • Saturday, July 11
    • Saturday, July 18
    • Saturday, July 25
    • Friday, July 31
    • Saturday, August 1

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