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Job Title: Manager of Special Events and Donor Engagement
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The Special Event Officer is a key member of the Development team and leads all event-based activities that directly impact donors of the Louisville Orchestra, including; pre-concert dinners, large special events, donor lounge, and engagement activities.

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Job Title: Chief Developement Officer
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Department: Development - Full-time exempt

The Chief Development Officer is responsible for leading all the contributed income campaigns annually. Campaigns include the Board, Major donors, annual fund, corporate, foundation, and planned giving. The CDO works hand in hand with the Executive Director on executing and achieving goals, as well as Board leadership. In addition, the CDO will take a lead role in the LO’s Endowment campaign, partnering with the LOA Board, consultants, and staff.

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Job Title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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Executive Director
The Louisville Orchestra
Louisville, Kentucky
The Louisville Orchestra (LO), among the most adventurous and innovative orchestras in the nation, seeks an inspiring, creative, and experienced leader to become its next Executive Director. Since its founding in 1937, the LO has been a cornerstone of the arts in Louisville and the region beyond, nationally and internationally applauded as a prolific commissioner of new works, and a beloved, pioneering cultural gem.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, working side by side with the Music Director, and in partnership with the staff and musicians, the next Executive Director will work to solidify and grow the legacy and impact of the Orchestra. They must fortify the organizational infrastructure, internal capacity, and resources to match the LO’s ambition and its pace.

The ideal candidate should bring visionary and strategically creative thinking, outstanding organizational leadership and people management skills, and a taste for calculated risk. The next ED will be an exceptional communicator and listener with an unyielding commitment to the arts and to classical music in particular. They must be a forward-facing leader eager to plan and execute, but also a deft institutional steward, responsive to evolving circumstances and priorities.

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Job Title: Grant Writer
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Department: Development - Full-time exempt

The Grant Writer is responsible for writing grant proposals and final reports, in support of both annual and special project funding campaigns.

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