Title: Special Events Coordinator

Reports to: Vice President of Development

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Special Events Coordinator.

The Special Events Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing the Orchestra’s major fundraising and cultivation events.  Duties include event planning, vendor arrangements, logistics and event implementation.  The annual Gala is a volunteer-driven event and the most visible annual fundraising event benefiting Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra.  The position is also responsible for two additional fundraising events, Opening Night and one additional fundraiser.  Other duties include the planning and execution of sponsorship benefits for the annual Concert in the Garden series.  The Special Events Coordinator will also serve as the liaison to the Symphony League and young professionals’ group, The Notables.

A college degree from an accredited institution or demonstrated related experience is required. The successful candidate will have experience planning and executing events as well as working with leadership volunteers in a nonprofit setting. Other qualifications include attention to detail, coupled with excellent written and verbal skills.  Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential.  Candidates should have experience working with Tessitura or other donor databases as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Knowledge of the Fort Worth civic and social community is preferred. 

Please send resume and cover letter to devjobs@fwsymphony.org
No phone inquiries.