Director of Development

Organization: Youth Symphony of Kansas City
Category: Development
Type: Full-time

Director of Development

Mar 28, 2019

Youth Symphony of Kansas City is pleased to welcome applicants for a full-time Director of Development position.

Position Summary
The Director of Development is responsible for the entire effective creation and execution of the Youth Symphony of Kansas City organization’s contributed revenue strategy.  Key relationships include those with individual donors, business leaders, foundation officers, board members, parents and alumni.  The Director of Development works collaboratively with the Executive Director to define and achieve contributed revenue goals and liaises with the Development Committee of the Board of Directors.

Two part-time Development Associates round out the department and are direct reports to the Director of Development.  The successful candidate will help shape the staffing, structure and alignment of duties within the department.

Position Title:            Director of Development
Structure:                   Full-Time, exempt
Supervisor:                Executive Director
Supervises:                Development Associates (2, part-time)

Primary Duties

Fund Development



Desired Qualifications

Compensation, Benefits and Workload

Compensation:  $55,000-65,000, depending on qualifications
Benefits:  Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision (90% of premium is employer-funded, 10% of premium is employee-funded) Long Term Disability Insurance is also available (100% employee-funded.)

Youth Symphony of Kansas City is a family-friendly workplace with flex-time and family leave provided as necessary.

Workload: This position is a full-time, salaried position, with a general workweek structure of 9 a.m. -
5 p.m., Monday-Friday.  Evening and weekend hours – in particular, Sunday afternoons – are required intermittently and counted as flex-time from within the regular workweek.  Offers of employment are conditional upon a successful criminal background check.  This process will be executed during the final stages of the hiring process.

To apply:  Send a letter of application, resume and a minimum of one personal and three professional references via email to  Materials should be in PDF or Microsoft Word format.  No phone calls, please.  Applications are held in strict confidence.

Priority Review Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2019; applications will be accepted until position is filled