Employment & Auditions

Job Posting


This newly-created position is a unique opportunity for a fundraising professional who is interested in joining an energized organization with exciting, expanded artistic initiatives. These initiatives position the Company for new connections to prospective donors and strengthened relationships with current donors.

Reporting to the General Director, the Development Manager (DM) will work closely with the Board and Artistic and Music Director. The DM will spearhead all efforts related to fundraising with a particular focus on growing the number of donors and solicitation, substantially building the major gifts program, pipeline development, cultivation, and stewardship.

The DM must be well organized, self-directed, detail-oriented, and have excellent writing and people skills. S/he will be able to take the lead on developing a comprehensive annual fund strategy and cultivating and soliciting donors. Importantly, s/he will exhibit expertise in effectively supporting Board members as fundraisers. The DM will ensure that the development function integrates closely with the marketing and communications function of the organization.

Read the full job description here.

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, three current references (with email address and phone numbers) and no more than 2 samples of work from relevant previous experiences to Kathy Swekel at kswekel@annapolisopera.org. No calls, please.

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The Operations & Marketing Associate provides administrative and marketing support to the General Director and Artistic Programs Manager, as assigned. In addition to marketing and media, this position supports general administrative duties, production, and development functions of the Company. The incumbent will work closely with the General Director, the Artistic Programs Manager, the President, members of the Executive Committee, and Committee Chairs. This position serves as a consistent public presence, responding to inquiries and meeting the needs of constituents. Other duties as required may be assigned.

Read the full job description here.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to Kathy Swekel at kswekel@annapolisopera.org. No calls, please.