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Fundraising Representative

Work From Home in support of The Chicago Symphony Orchestra!

Delighted by Debussy?! Shimmying for Schubert? Bedazzled by Bach?! If you’re carried away by concertos, come be a part of something great... Help keep the performing arts alive!

Average pay (base+ commission) is $20-$25 an hour.

If you believe that Music and the Arts are essential for both society and humanity, then DCM wants you to join our amazing fundraising team at the world-class Chicago Symphony. Our outreach directly supports their highest standard of artistic excellence, as well as their transformative education and outreach programs... and we’re looking to hire those who have the passion and conviction required for success.

YOU MUST BE: charismatic, reliable, persistent, and enthusiastic for this crucial mission. You must also be able to read from a script confidently and naturally, and be receptive to ongoing coaching. These are FUNDRAISING and SALES positions, not a customer service job--you need to be able to turn a NO into a YES, and have what it takes to CLOSE GIFTS over the phone.


  • A background in classical music, opera, theater, or the performing arts is required, and sales or fundraising experience preferred
  • Basic computer literacy and a professional phone manner
  • If hired, must be available for paid training on Monday 8/29 and Tuesday 8/30 evenings
  • Must be available to work a minimum of 16-20 hours a week -- available shifts are Mon-Thurs evening, Fri-Sat morning/afternoon

NO COLD CALLING! NO COLD CALLING! NO COLD CALLING! You’ll be calling CHSO audience members and donors.

$$$ Base Hourly Wage, PLUS COMMISSIONS and BONUSES $$$

You must be working from one of the following states to be eligible: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Illinois, or Los Angeles or San Diego, CA.

We work YEAR ROUND, successful fundraisers will be given opportunities to work on other campaigns!

Call the Recruitment Manager @ 646-494-7670 . You MUST leave a voicemail message with your name, phone number, email address, where you saw our job posting, qualifications, and why this position interests you. We will return the call to qualified applicants that left that information. IMPORTANT: due to multiple campaigns recruiting, YOU MUST STATE WHAT CAMPAIGN/ORGANIZATION YOU ARE APPLYING TO WORK AT (Chicago Symphony) in order to direct your application to the appropriate managers!

"The cream rises to the top" - WE RECOGNIZE OUR BEST EMPLOYEES who’re looking for a career in advocacy, fundraising, and ticket sales! High potential for management training: manage offices or lead other campaigns!

Contact Info:
Jason Jacoby
Job Type: Freelance/Contract/Temp
Location: remote