Employment Opportunities

Join The Glimmerglass Festival team

The Glimmerglass Festival employs more than 350 people in the course of a single season. The core of the company is about 20 full-time, year-round staff members, amplified by seasonal staff and interns leading up to and including the summer Festival. 

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Year-Round Employment

Events Associate

The Glimmerglass Festival development department seeks a full-time staff associate to coordinate events, serve as patron concierge, and provide support to the fundraising team.  The department hosts 6-to-8 off-season cultivation parties in NYC and other locations, works with a volunteer committee to annually produce a large Gala in NYC, and brings together prospects and donors at dinners and smaller events throughout the summer Festival season. As concierge, the associate directly assists patrons with lodging and other needs, serving as liaison with hotels and area attractions. The associate is also assigned a number of fundraising management tasks, such as coordination of volunteers and gift acknowledgements, preparation of status reports and assistance with special projects and presentations. The associate will also join a dynamic team as a gift officer and will be assigned a small portfolio of donors. The ideal candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and must enjoy working with the public. Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience required.
Entering its 41st year, Glimmerglass is an internationally renowned summer festival located along bucolic Otsego Lake, just outside the Village of Cooperstown, New York. To learn more about the area www.thisiscooperstown.com. 
Please send a cover letter and resume in PDF FORMAT to: search@glimmerglass.org.

Updated May 4, 2015