Employment Opportunities

Development Manager

The Development Manager is responsible for providing both donor relations and crucial administrative support. The role will be responsible for creating, implementing, and managing the LPO’s fundraising and donor relationship activities. This position oversees a comprehensive program of cultivation and stewardship strategies to attract, engage, and retain donors and works in partnership with the other members of the patron services staff to support
patrons in all the ways they engage with the LPO.

Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator will be responsible for supporting and assisting in all development activities for the annual fund and executes the direct marketing fundraising efforts. The Development Coordinator will manage individual donors up to $1,000. Solicitation efforts include telefunding, direct mail, electronic media, and personal contact. The position will work closely with the Development Manager and with the entire patron engagement team.

Assistant Director of Communications

The Assistant Director of Communications will develop a top-notch communications plan for the New Orleans Opera Association and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. This individual directly manages communications activities that promote and enhance the organizations’ brands.


We are proud to be a partner orchestra of the National Alliance for Audition Support (NAAS), an unprecedented national initiative to increase diversity in American orchestras. NAAS will do so by offering Black and Latinx musicians a customized combination of mentoring, audition preparation, financial support,
and audition previews. Learn more at www.auditionalliance.org.

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