Members and Development Coordinator (CDD Job Offer)

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31 January 2023

Paris / France

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FEDORA - The European Circle of Philanthropists of Opera and Ballet ( is a non-profit organisation that supports creativity and innovation in opera and ballet. Through its funding programmes, the FEDORA Prizes Biennale and the Next Stage Grants, FEDORA provides both funding opportunities and capacity-building to its network of around 100 opera houses and dance companies all over Europe.

Internationally recognized as the largest opera and dance competition and European Platform for new work in opera and dance, FEDORA aims to guarantee the future of these art forms in Europe. Four prizes are awarded to promising teams who collaborate on the creation of new opera and dance co-productions, and on the involvement and education of new and young audiences. The newly created Next Stage Grants are attributed to projects that drive innovation through sustainable, inclusive and digital transformation on, behind and beyond the stage.


We are looking for someone to join our young and international team as Members and Development Coordinator under the supervision of the Members and Development Manager.

The Members and Development Department at FEDORA manages a philanthropy programme that creates meaningful experiences for members and donors while raising funds to sustain the association’s activities including the FEDORA Prizes Biennale, the “Next Stage” Grants, capacity-building for opera houses and dance companies, FEDORA Events and more. Main tasks of the department include identifying, researching, securing, and stewarding financial support from individuals, companies and foundations.

The Coordinator reports to the Members and Development Manager, but also works closely with all team members.

The Coordinator will gain insights on membership management, individual and corporate sponsorship, coordination of special projects and events, and identify new donors and create impact reports.

The Coordinator will drive fundraising strategies and tactics for our non-profit organisation (that is co-funded by the European Commission and upholds the highest reporting and audit standards), gain operating knowledge of software s such as GESCOM and Salesforce, non-profit budget management and project financing, business skills related to cultural institutions and expand their personal and professional skills and network.  


A) Cultural Network Management

The Members and Development Coordinator will manage and grow the FEDORA network which is composed of over 100 organisations (opera houses, dance companies, festivals…) in 28 countries.

  • Develop and promote FEDORA’s cultural organisations network

  • Coordinate membership campaigns

  • Membership administration management

B) VIP Ticket Services & Events

One of the advantages FEDORA provides to its community of donors is VIP access to European opera houses in our network.

  • Preparation and sales of ticket packages around Europe for donors

  • Follow-up with donors on their experience

  • Assist in the preparation of FEDORA’s events for its members and prospects

C) Fundraising and Development

Donors and Memberships Management:

  • Preparation of donor meetings and presentations

  • Creating and managing invitation and mailings

  • Coordination of multilingual communications with members


Education & work experience

  • Master’s degree in any field, preferably business administration, cultural management, marketing or fundraising

  • Previous experience in fundraising, sales or event management is preferable


  • Outstanding organisational, planning and time-management skills

  • Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Strong customer service and public relations skills

  • Proactive and independent work style, with good team spirit

  • Rigour, attention to detail and willingness to learn

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel), Google tools (Google drive suite, YouTube, Analytics, etc.), GESCOM, or Salesforce is an advantage


English and French (native or bilingual skills required)
Additional languages are an advantage


Full-time job (CDD) as of March 2023 (18 months)


Submit a letter of motivation and CV in English or in French here


30 January 2022
Pre-selected candidates will be interviewed in February 2023


Rotation model between:
Palais Garnier, 8 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France
79, rue du Mont-Cenis, 75018 Paris, France
Remote working


Compensation according to profile + 50% public transport ticket + access to the company cafeteria

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For more information about jobs at FEDORA please contact:
Victoria Kahn
Project Coordinator

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