“The New York City Opera is at an exciting and critical junction in its approach to opera and its ability to connect to audiences in the broader New York City community. City Opera’s new innovative programing presents an opportunity to re-imagine and re-conceive current fundraising efforts for a budget of $13.7 M.” Yes, NYCO is trying to hire a new Director of Development.

According to a job description from executive search firm Sandler Associates obtained by parterre.com, the Director of Development spot “is an opportunity to craft and implement break-through ways to drive revenues and connect people with opera. The primary focus will be placed on identifying, cultivating and soliciting major individual gifts as City Opera is relaunched as a new civic icon for the City of New York and beyond.”