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Data Coordinator Development Department

Minnesota Orchestra


Location: Twin Cities Metro Activity Area: Arts, Culture and Humanities
Category: Administration and Management Closing Date: open until filled
Job Type: Full Time Salary: N/A

Primary Duties:


Data Coordinator – Development Department

The Grammy Award-winning Minnesota Orchestra, now in its second century and led by Music Director Osmo Vänskä, has long ranked among America’s top symphonic ensembles, with a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in its home state and around the world; award-winning recordings, radio broadcasts and educational outreach programs; and a visionary commitment to building the orchestral repertoire of tomorrow. Be part of a successful, collegial development team.

Primary Purpose: To enter and acknowledge gifts and accurately maintain data for Minnesota Orchestra donors, updating records in a timely manner according to standard business and accounting procedures.


Gift Processing

· Enter gifts received by check, lockbox, telefunding, internet and other sources

· Ensure accurate and efficient entry of all gift and patron information

· Troubleshoot questions about gifts with appropriate fundraisers as they arise

· Review and balance gift entry totals against deposits and/or reports

Acknowledgement Processing

· Generate acknowledgements through database and mail merge for all gifts following internal business practices

· Edit, print and distribute letters to appropriate fundraisers for signature

· Maintain accurate tracking system to ensure all letters are mailed in timely manner

Communication (Internal/External)

· Generate daily email to department with lockbox and check details

  • Complete and send corporate matching forms
  • Follow up with patrons with expired, expiring or declined credit cards
  • Assist Manager of Development Operations and other staff as needed

Database Integrity

· Update donor information based on gift entry forms and other communications

· Update demographic information received in daily reports from Ruffalo Noel Levitz

· Research returned mail for current addresses and update database accordingly

· Other duties as assigned



Four-year college degree, two years related experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Raiser’s Edge or similar database experience helpful, accounting background helpful, prior bookkeeping experience helpful, good time-management skills, ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.

To Apply: Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Mail: Minnesota Orchestral Association

Human Resources

1111 Nicollet Mall

Minneapolis, MN 55403


Fax: 612/371-7170


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