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Reports to: Director of Development / Director of Marketing and Communications
Classification: Full-Time

The Development and Marketing Associate provides vital organizational support to earned and contributed revenue generating functions within Austin Lyric Opera and serves a liaison between the ALO staff and the Board of Trustees.


Development Responsibilities
•    Prepare grant applications and sponsorship materials for existing and prospective funders.
•    Research prospective foundation, corporate and public funding opportunities.
•    Manage timely follow up on all outstanding pledges, proposals and reports.
•    Maintain calendar of grant deadlines and reporting deadlines.
•    Submit development reports to staff and committees as needed.
•    Support development staff and General Director’s relationships with grant making organizations, handling correspondence and scheduling /attending meetings as needed.
•    Ensure proper recognition and benefits are provided for institutional funders.
•    Assist in preparation of Annual Fund mailings and other communications, working with outside consultants as needed.
•    Assist where needed at development and other company events.

Marketing Responsibilities
•    Assist Director of Marketing and Communications with booking and tracking of advertising as needed, including maintaining real-time budgetary tracking spreadsheets.
•    Work with marketing and other staff to develop and maintain sales data and analysis tools.
•    Create event listings in online listings, community calendars, etc.
•    Provide support to outside and internal parties as needed for the successful execution of audience development/donor events.

Board of Trustees Responsibilities
•    Schedule and facilitate meetings of the Board of Trustees and its committees.
•    Act as liaison between Board members and ALO staff.
•    Maintain Board of Trustee database.
•    Take minutes Board and committee meetings.

•    Strong communication skills (verbal, written, interpersonal).
•    Strong organizational skills, including ability to negotiate among multiple projects effectively.
•    Strong sense of urgency and ownership.
•    Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field.
•    2 years of experience working in a non-profit environment, preferably in the performing arts.
•    Experience in writing grants for non-profit organizations.
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
•    Ability to work nights and weekends during opera events as needed.
•    Knowledge of opera strongly preferred.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume, and a list of references  to  


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