About Harmony Foundation International

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HFI recognizes that singing improves lives. HFI’s mission is to support and share the gift of singing as an extraordinary means of making lives more enjoyable, satisfying and meaningful. HFI is closely affiliated with the Barbershop Harmony Society, the world’s largest male a cappella singing organization. Scientific research has identified physical, emotional and social benefits to singing including increased muscle tone, better posture, increased mental alertness, reduced anger, depression and anxiety, and increased confidence, self-esteem and well-being for all ages. Young singers are generally more engaged socially, less likely to commit crimes and join gangs, do better in school and are more likely to go to college. HFI funds programs that encourage singing among all ages; youth through music education for students in middle school, high school and college; music educators; and generate and improve networks of singers in adult populations. HFI supports life-long singing for all ages, cultures and economic backgrounds. Teaching others the joy of giving is at the core of the HFI and its mission.

Director of Marketing and Communications

Harmony Foundation International is seeking a Director of Marketing and Communications to proactively and creatively manage the communications strategies and marketing tactics to deliver their message in a way that supports and influences fundraising efforts, builds donor relations, and favorably impacts other stakeholders of the organization. The Director, as part of the Executive Team, is responsible for day-to-day delivery of all communication strategies to support key initiatives and development projects. This position is based in Nashville, Tennessee and reports to the President and Chief Executive Officer.

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Donor Care Center Associate

Does the mission of enriching lives through singing and music ring a chord for you? Do you love music and the arts? Does the idea of working with engaged prospective donors, developing your skills as a fundraising professional while traveling to Barbershop Harmony Society chapters pique your interest? If so, Harmony Foundation International (HFI) invites you to consider the position of Donor Care Center Associate. This is an outstanding opportunity for the right candidate to work in a proven and growing organization with a compelling mission, a dedicated staff, a committed board, and offices in one of the five “Best Cities in the U.S.”

Harmony Foundation International is seeking a Donor Care Center Associate. The Donor Care Center is the heartbeat of Harmony Foundation and serves as the hub of donor activity. The Donor Care Center is a small team of dedicated fundraisers that travel around the country making the case to individuals and groups for financial support for life-long singing programs. From the office, the Donor Care Center is responsible for answering incoming phone calls, emails, donor questions and support, event planning and coordination. Donor Care Center Associates solicit contributions in person and by phone, process and enter gift transactions into Raiser’s Edge donor database, ensuring that gift entry honors donor intent, data management and reporting, donor verbal and written communications. The right candidate is someone that is energized by making a difference in people’s lives in a positive and impactful way, wants to grow in their professional capacity as a fundraiser while having a high competency in the details and administrative duties, agrees that hard work and fun are in congruency rather than opposition, and has a love for people. This is an entry-level position that is limited in growth only by the candidate’s ambition and hard work.

Essential Skills & Competencies

  • Desire to serve in an extraordinary customer service capacity
  • Possesses strong planning and organizational skills
  • Outgoing and strong in social settings and networking
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented, entrepreneurial mindset. Must have the ability to work in a disciplined and focused way, always seeking performance improvement
  • Demonstrate a passion, appreciation and dedication to music, singing, and the arts
  • Have ability to think critically and strategically
  • Ability to travel extensively, about 50 percent of the time, including some international conventions and regional district events required annually
  • Be adept in forming and maintaining positive collegial partnerships with other members of the staff and volunteers
  • Display integrity in words and actions
  • Be able to set priorities and manage multiple tasks
  • Computer/technology proficiency
  • High school diploma required, Associates degree or equivalent preferred
  • Sales experience desired
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor.


If you think serving as the next Donor Care Center Associate would be as exciting as we do, submit your cover letter and resume via email to James Pennington:

Harmony Foundation International is an equal opportunity employer. Harmony Foundation International will not discriminate in the recruitment, employment, advertisements for employment, termination, promoting, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or genetic information.

Harmony Foundation International offers a competitive salary, 401(k), and employer-funded health, dental, vision, and life insurance.