Director of Development

By: Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra

Job Summary:

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra (WCO) seeks a full-time Director of Development to join our dynamic team to lead the orchestra in successfully executing a visionary and strategic $1.5MM philanthropic plan to sustain and grow our 60-year-old Wisconsin-based professional orchestra. 

The Director of Development is a member of the WCO leadership team. Reporting to the CEO, Joe Loehnis, one of the Director of Development’s main goals will be to promote and build a culture of philanthropy for the WCO. The position will oversee the Development Manager and Development Committee, and work closely with the board, event volunteers, and box office staff. The position is full-time salaried exempt with competitive benefits.

Through this leadership hire, it is anticipated the WCO will reach new and aspiring levels of stewardship and philanthropic success organization-wide, engaging current stakeholders at the highest levels and attracting new donors, building a vibrant network of major gift donors. This will include developing strategies to further engage high-level constituents, including corporate partners, individual and institutional donors.

How to Apply:

Read the full position description at

Review of applications will begin on October 19, 2020 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.

To apply, please provide a resume, at least three references, and a letter of application detailing why you are qualified for this job to Joe Loehnis, CEO at