The San Diego Symphony (SDS) performed its first concert on December 6, 1910, and in the 100-plus years since its inception, the Symphony has become one of the leading orchestras in the United States. With a commitment to the highest levels of artistic achievement, SDS seeks to elevate human potential by providing a shared sense of pride and belonging to something bigger than any of us can achieve alone. The SDS offers audiences the wonder of live music and transformative learning experiences that develop an understanding and passion for the arts.
The Associate Director of Advancement is an opportunity to be part of one of the most innovative classical music organizations in the country. Building on the success of the Symphony’s $125 million comprehensive The Future Is Hear campaign, the Associate Director will join a high-functioning development team of 13.
Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA), the Associate Director will also work closely with the VPIA to implement a planned giving program through soliciting and stewarding their own portfolio and by training and working with the Symphony’s volunteer Planned Giving Advisory Council, a collection of volunteer estate, tax, and financial planning professionals.
The salary range for this position is $100,000–$110,000.