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Telefund Representative

Department: Development
Location: Brooklyn, NY

BAM Telefund Representative

Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), an internationally recognized presenter of contemporary performing arts and cinema, seeks passionate, articulate, success-driven sales representatives to join the BAM Development team for a remote Telefund Campaign focusing on year-end gifts (through Feb 20). Part-time, 20 hours per week.

To succeed, you need to be persevering, goal-driven, and a passionate advocate of the arts.

 Qualified Candidates will have:

  • An assertive sales attitude and HIGH positive energy. 

  • Enthusiasm for the arts, with a strong drive to succeed!

  • Passion for BAM and our creative community.

  • Be highly motivated and a results-driven self-starter. 

  • Operate with a sense of urgency and values accountability.

  • Meet and exceed revenue and call output goals.

  • Past telefundraising experience strongly suggested.



  • Perform outbound fundraising and sales calls

  • Maintain a robust knowledge of BAMís programs, policies, sales best practices, and standards.

  • Inform donors by explaining procedures and benefits while also generating the maximum revenue for the institution.

  • Able to maintain focus and great attention to detail; confirming and logging donor information and deliverables.

  • Able to project a warm and friendly demeanor whenever communicating with the BAM audience, donors, and staff.


Required Shifts:

Monday-Friday 11:30am-1:30pm, 2:00pm-5:00pm (30 min break)

(days and times subject to change, and may include Sundays)


Compensation: Salary/Compensation is a combination of $15 per hour base pay plus 10-12% commission.

Application Instructions: Must complete an online application through BAM's website - no phone calls, emails, or walk-ins, please.


Brooklyn Academy of Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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