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Development Manager

POSITION:
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager is an integral part of the school’s leadership. Overseeing all aspects of institutional development including donor cultivation and stewardship, annual campaigns, major gifts and grants, the Development Manager builds lasting relationships amongst the school’s various prospect constituencies. This is a new position reflective of Powers' desire to move beyond its existing fee for service model and serve a wider audience. This ideal candidate is outgoing, is passionate about community arts education, and ideally has major gifts experience.

DUTIES: Specific duties include but are not limited to...

  • Develop a strategic plan for donor cultivation, retention and stewardship
  • Collaborate constructively with faculty, staff and board members
  • Identify and cultivate individuals with the capacity for major gifts
  • Identify corporate and foundation opportunities
  • Oversee the school’s annual campaign and other fundraising initiatives
  • Ensure timely and accurate report deliverables to funders
  • Manage the school donor database, Bloomerang
  • Develop marketing collateral related to fundraising in collaboration with our Marketing and Communications Director

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum 3 years experience in non-profit development is required; a background in music is preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Bloomerang (or other CRM platform) is required. The successful candidate will be outgoing, organized, creative, patient, detail-oriented, a team player, and have demonstrated success working with diverse constituents.

HOURS:
This is a full-time exempt position, 40 hours per week; Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. There will be occasional evening and weekend hours plus occasional school events such as the annual Open House and September Faculty Orientation Dinner.

COMPENSATION:
Commensurate with experience. Powers offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health insurance premium sharing, non-matching 403b retirement account, 14 paid holidays, 15 earned vacation days, and 10 earned sick days.

TO APPLY:
Please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to Executive Director Gavin Farrell at gfarrell@powersmusic.org.

 

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ORGANIZATION:
A passionate community committed to playing, learning, and growing together, Powers Music School is located in Belmont, MA. Powers welcomes over 900 students weekly, offering private music lessons in nearly 30 instruments, early childhood and group classes, jazz and rock bands, Suzuki instruction, orchestra, music theory, and composition. The school is also home to summer programs for strings, chamber music ensembles, and young children.

To apply:
Send cover letter, resume and 3 references by email to dacsadi@powersmusic.org or by mail to:
Dr. Daniel Acsadi
Director of Education
Powers Music School
PO Box 398, Belmont, MA 02478

 

Piano Instructor (part-time)

POSITION:
Powers Music School seeks an experienced piano instructor with outstanding abilities to teach students of all ages. The current piano department is comprised of 13 faculty members who teach private lessons and coach chamber music.

DUTIES:

  • Teach private lessons
  • Teach group classes based on department need
  • Attend annual faculty meeting and open house
  • Explore opportunities for enrollment growth

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in performance, pedagogy or equivalent work experience
  • Documented successful teaching experience
  • Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues

START: Summer or Fall 2019. Saturday availability preferred.

COMPENSATION: Based on experience and qualifications.

 

Suzuki Violin Instructor (part-time)

POSITION:
Powers Music School seeks an experienced Suzuki violin instructor with outstanding abilities to teach students of all ages. The current string department is comprised of 24 faculty members who teach private lessons, chamber music, and run orchestra sectionals. The Suzuki program encompasses four violin teachers, cello and guitar teachers, and over 70 students.

DUTIES:

  • Teach private lessons
  • Teach group classes based on department need
  • Meet regularly with Suzuki faculty
  • Collaborate with Suzuki faculty for group classes, recitals, and special events
  • Attend annual faculty meeting and open house
  • Explore opportunities for enrollment growth
  • Potential opportunities to work with the school's community and summer programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Book 4 Suzuki certification required
  • Master’s degree in performance, pedagogy or equivalent work experience
  • Documented successful teaching experience
  • Effective communication skills with students, parents, and colleagues

START: Fall 2019

COMPENSATION: Based on experience and qualifications.



 

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