Washington, DC

Kennedy Center Development Department, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

The Organization

The Department of Development is responsible for the planning and execution of fundraising activity for the Kennedy Center, the National Symphony Orchestra, and the Washington National Opera. This includes identifying, cultivating, soliciting, entertaining and stewarding donors and prospects. The department manages the function of and cultivates nine constituent groups including the NSO Board, the WNO Board, the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts (PACA), the National Committee for the Performing Arts (NCPA), the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts (KCICA), the Kennedy Center Corporate Fund Board, the Kennedy Center Circles Board, the WNO Council, and the National Trustees of the NSO (NSONT). The department additionally manages the Roger L. Stevens Society, the Washington National Opera Legacy Society, the Rostropovich Legacy Guild and the Suzanne Farrell Ballet Board, while overseeing the development stewardship of the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees.

Position Overview

The Development Department is growing! Open positions are listed below. Full job descriptions and job requirements for each role are available on our website at www.kennedy-center.org/careers

Director, Major & Leadership Gifts

Director, Planned Giving

Manager, Advancement, Strategic, & Special Events

Manager, Foundation & Government Giving

Manager, Individual Giving

Assistant Manager, Foundation & Government Giving

How To Apply
Please submit your application via our website: www.kennedy-center.org/careers

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