About The Kennedy Center
“I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.” – President John F. Kennedy
The Kennedy Center is the nation’s cultural center and living memorial to President John F. Kennedy. Located on the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., the Center presents performances across all genres, and is also home to artistic affiliates Washington National Opera and National Symphony Orchestra.
At the Kennedy Center, we strive to foster belonging and empowerment at work. We are able to advance our mission because of our committed and passionate employees. We are fortunate to be able to leverage their diverse perspectives, life experiences and skills to inform how our workplace can be a safe, transparent, and replenishing community. The Kennedy Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law.
Mission Statement: As the nation's performing arts center, and a living memorial to President John F. Kennedy, we are a leader for the arts across America and around the world, reaching and connecting with artists, inspiring and educating communities. We welcome all to create, experience, learn about, and engage with the arts.
Why Join Us
We offer a comprehensive range of benefits to all full-time employees including:
The Manager of Capital Campaign Operations will oversee the overall logistics and planning for the Kennedy Center’s historic $250m Endowment Campaign. The campaign is the second major campaign in Kennedy Center history and the first endowment campaign in recent history—a major catalyst for ensuring financial stability and longevity for the organization. The Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of the campaign to ensure milestones are transparent, deliverables are met, inter-departmental communications are clear and timely, and frontline fundraisers are set up for success. This position will report to the Director of Capital Campaigns and Strategic Planning and will manage the Capital Campaign Coordinator as well as any seasonal interns that join our subdivision. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with various departments and subdivisions within the Development department, using their exemplary project management and strategic thinking skills to ensure the success of the campaign.
Other duties as assigned.