Work with Third Street
125 years after its founding in 1894, Third Street serves more than 5,000 students a week through its Preschool, Music & Dance School, and its Third Street Partners program. Third Street is much more than an educational institution. It is a true community in which students find a welcoming second home, learn to work in harmony, and form close, lasting friendships. Our world-class faculty are at the center of what we do. See below for any open positions.
Please provide a PDF of your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, write the name of the position and in your cover letter, please indicate the job board through which you found this listing. Due to the volume of applicants, only qualified applicants may receive a response.
Third Street Music School Settlement is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
The Development Associate will lead the department’s data management function by overseeing database maintenance and conducting analysis, reporting on and cleaning Third Street’s donor database (Raiser’s Edge) as needed. In addition to closely tracking Third Street’s donors, the Associate is responsible for processing all gift solicitations and acknowledgements, working in collaboration with the Senior Manager of Individual Giving. The Associate reports to the Senior Manager of Individual Giving and provides additional support to the overall Development team as required.
• Perform all functions of Raiser’s Edge database management including data and gift entry, clean up and reporting (including queries, reports, trends, etc.).
• Oversee and optimize procedures for gift processing including batching and data entry, monthly financial reconciliations, credit card processing, daily deposits of checks, cash and credit cards and acknowledgments.
• Ensure the accuracy and integrity of the data, input and output.
• Manage prospect research to identify major giving, foundation, and corporate prospects. Update information on new and existing donor prospects, as well as create donor and prospect profiles/abstracts for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
• Collaborate on production and design of fund solicitations/donor appeals (4-5 annually).
• Liaise with the Finance department to reconcile revenue on a quarterly basis and for the annual audit, so that Finance can work directly with the auditors.
• Maintain monthly revenue reports to help create annual projections and future year budget goals.
• Create and manage department dashboard for analysis, tracking metrics, fundraising and financial reporting.
• Assist in managing the grant calendar and ensure deadlines are up to date. • Assist with the submission of grant proposals via online portals, and ensure that all portals are kept up-to-date with correct documents and contact information.
• Support research for proposal writing by gathering demographic data and community statistics, working closely with the Programs and Student Services Departments.
• Assist in managing communications with individual and institutional donor communications.
• Oversee in-kind contributions.
• Support mailings as needed.
• Collaborate with development and marketing teams on social media and online fundraising initiatives.
• Proven experience utilizing analytical and strong problem solving skills.
• Strong ability and commitment to accuracy and database integrity.
• Database management experience (Raiser’s Edge preferred).
• Experience working in a non-profit fundraising environment preferred.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and a demonstrated ability to perform mail-merge functions.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines while maintaining attention to detail.
• Excellent communication and organizational skills.
• Self-motivated, with capacity to multi-task as a team player.
• Ability to develop and manage ideas from concept to implementation.
• Proficiency in accessing and using research tools, social media and digital applications.
• Knowledge of and ability to engender appreciation of music, arts and arts education.
TO APPLY : Please provide a PDF of your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. In the subject line, write “Development Associate” and in your cover letter, please indicate the job board through which you found this listing. Due to the volume of applicants, only qualified applicants may receive a response.
There are no positions available at this time. Interested faculty are invited to submit their a PDF of your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Third Street Music School Settlement relies on many volunteers, mostly students and parents, to help with various program activities and events throughout the year. Third Street is most grateful to its many volunteers. If you are a student or parent who is interested in volunteering, please contact Ivan Antonov at 212-777-3240, ext. 11.
All students interested in volunteering should sign up by clicking here. We welcome both current Third Street students and students not currently registered at Third Street Music School.
- Greet guests and hand out concert programs at the door of the Anna-Maria Kellen Auditorium
- Guide patrons to seats as needed
- Close doors at the beginning of the performance and keep late attendees help until a piece is over
- Open doors at the end of the performance and thank guests for their attendance
- Answer any questions patrons may have about Third Street
Special Event Ambassador
- Assist the programs team in set up, execution and clean up of event
- Serve as a leader for younger students in activities
- Serve as a hall monitor for parents and students who may have questions or need directions
- Distribute welcome packets if needed
- Distribute food and drink if needed
- Perform on instrument as requested by Programs Staff (requests to be made in advance of event)
SCHEDULE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Schedule to be determined by student sign up, on a first-come first-serve basis. All students interested in volunteering should sign up by clicking here.
Number of student volunteers will be based on the size of an event. Selected volunteers will be notified by e-mail of their role, time for reporting and anticipated length of event. Please note that if a volunteer cancels with less than 24 hours notice they will not receive priority scheduling for future events. In the event that a student needs a letter to prove their volunteer time to a school or other institution they should e-mail Ivan Antonov.
To help high school, college and graduate students earn community-service or field credits, Third Street Music School Settlement also offers unpaid internships within various administrative departments. Third Street mostly works through school/college/university internship programs to identify candidates. However, if you are interested in seeking an unpaid internship at Third Street, please send a cover letter outlining your interests and community-service or field-credit goals along with your resume and list of references to the following address:
Third Street Music School Settlement
235 East 11th Street
New York, New York 10003
All inquiries must be made in writing or by e-mail as specified above. No follow-up
e-mails or calls will be accepted. Third Street will respond to your inquiry, only if an opportunity is available.
Thank you for your interest in Third Street.