Coordinator, Individual Giving


Planning and Development


Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus. LCPA presents over 350 performances annually throughout our different performance series including American Songbook, Great Performers, Live from Lincoln Center, Mostly Mozart Festival, Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors and White Light Festival.

In addition, LCPA supports an array of programs for Lincoln Center Education including its community and family programming. Further, LCPA supports initiatives related to events at the David Rubenstein Atrium, LC Kids, as well as numerous key institutional initiatives and projects.

The Planning and Development team works to galvanize financial support for Lincoln Center’s programming and initiatives, garnering contributions from generous individuals, foundations, corporations and government entities in order to support Lincoln Center’s mission.

Working as part of LCPA’s Planning and Development team, the Coordinator, Individual Giving will provide support to the Senior Director, Individual Giving. The primary focus of this position will be to support the efforts of the 4 fundraising professionals on the Individual Giving Team. The areas of focus span board giving, major gifts and membership.


• Assure all fundraising professionals are properly supported and have access to related and/or requested information in a timely fashion.
• Attend prospecting meetings as needed. Areas of fundraising include artistic programming, general operating support, education and community programs.
• Liaise with Special Event team to ensure flawless execution of cultivation events including Green Room Dinners, Great Performers Circle events, Committee meetings, post-performance events, etc.
• Help develop and maximize the impact of cultivation/stewardship opportunities on campus and participate actively in these events.
• Assist with coordinating Development Committee and Emeriti Council meetings and regular outreach to members.
• Maintain calendar of annual payment, proposal, renewal, and report deadlines and alert appropriate staff of due dates in a timely manner.
• Maintain Campaign pledge payment schedules and charts.
• Work closely with the Finance Department to ensure pledge and payment reporting accuracy and reconciliation as well as accurate cash flow.
• Assist with general office duties as necessary, including mailings, document review and proofreading, among others.


• 1-2 years of experience in a nonprofit fundraising environment strongly preferred but not required
• Interest in and knowledge of the performing arts is essential
• Desire to be part of a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, results-oriented team
• Superb prioritization and organizational instincts, paired with meticulous attention to detail and strong time management skills
• Excellent problem-solving abilities
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Prior experience with databases (particularly Pledgemaker, Clearview, and Tessitura) preferred
• Ability and willingness to work some evenings and weekends for Planning and Development events (work commitments will vary based on event calendar)
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience 


Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the [email protected] inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Coordinator, Individual Giving in the subject line.

Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.

Lincoln Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.