Auditions & Opportunities


The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra is a professional, per-service orchestra performing approximately 125 services annually in the Orlando/Central Florida area. For questions about auditions, contact Kevin Brooks, Orchestra Personnel Manager.

There are no auditions scheduled at this time.

Individual Giving Manager

Position: Individual Giving Manager

Classification: FLSA exempt

Position Summary: The Individual Giving Manager is responsible for managing the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual fund activities, including a Year End Campaign, the United Arts Campaign, and a special events calendar including cultivation, stewardship, and fundraising events. The Individual Giving Manager will identify new prospects and cultivate/steward existing relationships to maximize giving in alignment with organization priorities. This position reports to the Director of Development.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Conduct the full range of activities required to identify, cultivate, and steward annual fund donors to ensure annual goals are met
  • Establish and manage campaign timelines and communications
  • Create and maintain a donor pipeline and moves management process for annual fund donors, and work with the Director of Development to identify major gift prospects
  • Oversee the acknowledgement process to ensure donors are thanked in a timely manner that adheres with IRS regulations
  • Work with the Development team to assure that all donors are properly acknowledged in the program, adhering to Marketing Department deadlines
  • Prepare event-related communications and manage event revenue and expenses
  • Manage event set up, implementation, and clean up; including volunteer coordination
  • Work collaboratively with and in support of other staff, board, and committee members to establish, execute, and evaluate fundraising strategies and goals
  • Maintain accurate records of campaign progress and special event attendance and report regularly on progress
  • Prepare reports for board and committee meetings
  • Attend concerts and support events as needed
  • Serve as an ambassador within the community
  • Perform other related duties as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline
  • At least 2 years’ direct fundraising experience
  • Direct campaign management experience strongly desired
  • Experience with Tessitura or similar CRM preferred
  • Experience planning and managing special events preferred
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Superior communication and persuasive writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • An understanding of and belief in the mission of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Music/arts background and deep knowledge of the Central Florida community a plus

Candidates interested in this position please submit a cover letter, resume, salary expectations and two writing samples (solicitation letter and acknowledgement letter) to