The Assistant Manager works with the Manager of WNO Corporate & Foundation Relations to plan, develop, and implement the solicitation of corporate sponsorships, foundation and government grants, and government support—both restricted and unrestricted—for WNO’s artistic and educational programming, and annual special events. The Assistant Manager will oversee and generate work for the WNO Corporate & Foundation Relations Assistant and an intern, as appropriate.
The Assistant Manager will organize and execute solicitation campaigns, prospecting research and strategy, and fulfillment of donor benefits, working directly with donors and internal staff.
The Assistant Manager must have a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and manage time and projects for maximum productivity, along with the ability to shift priorities in order to achieve high value work. The incumbent must customarily and regularly exercise proactivity, discretion, and independent judgment in the pursuit of job objectives and goals, often under significant pressure. A proactive working style and an eagerness to communicate and problem-solve with a positive attitude is essential.
Bachelor's degree is required. An advanced degree in a related field is beneficial.
Minimum 2 years of development of related experience required.
Working knowledge of the performing arts is preferred.
About The Kennedy Center
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation’s cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion.