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Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Missouri, seeks chief development officer

Lyric Opera of Kansas City Application deadline: July 3, 2015 Reporting to the general director & CEO, the chief development officer is Lyric Opera of Kansas City’s senior and leading development professional, responsible for the strategy, implementation, evaluation and achievement of all support revenue goals. Lyric Opera of Kansas City is at a pivotal point in its growth, having recently defined a strategic direction for the company. This direction will require an accomplished, strategic thinker and an individual experienced with comprehensive fund-raising and strong experience in major gifts. The ideal candidate will possess the highest level of professional development knowledge, skill and experience, a collaborative spirit, excellent written and verbal communications skills, and the ability to manage an eclectic team of development professionals. Success in this role requires someone who is imaginative, highly self-motivated and works in a self-directed manner. Working conditions include a combination of general office work, prospecting calls, solicitation calls and community events activities. Work requires attendance at opera performances and other company events. While a majority of work occurs in relation to a long-term plan, the individual will be required to be flexible to changing priorities and additional projects that can require overtime and must have the ability to manage short-term deadlines. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits package. Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume with a list of references and salary requirements in confidence to: Ms. Amy Peak, Human Resources and Accounting Manager Lyric Opera of Kansas City 1725 Holmes St. Kansas City, MO 64108 hr@kcopera.org Deadline for applications: July 3, 2015 Complete job advertisement: http://genovesevanderhoof.com/opportunities/chief-development-officer/ For additional information: www.kcopera.org Via: Lyric Opera of Kansas City