Major Gifts Officer

Posted Mar 15, 2023 San Jose, California

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Expires Apr 14, 2023


Opera San José seeks a passionate fundraising professional to join its patron-facing team, leading the major gifts efforts of the Development department. Working closely with the General Director and Managing Director of Institutional Strategy, this position’s responsibilities will include developing strategies to help significantly expand the organization’s fund-raising activities through the cultivation and solicitation of major and planned gifts.

Entering its 40th season, Opera San José is one of the leading cultural institutions in Silicon Valley. With a $5M budget and an annual fundraising goal of $3.5M, the company’s mission is to incubate talent and innovation across the field.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Please include “Major Gift Officer” in the subject line of your email.

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Opera San Jose


Catherine Wagner | Email