Carolyn B. Copp
Director of Development
Indian Hill Music
Years in current position: 1
Years in the field: 7
B.A., M.B.A., American Studies
CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive)
20+ years corporate marketing in textbook, magazine, and newsletter publishing (Addison Wesley, PennWell, IDG Publishing)
Conference marketing, SoftBank Expos
Freelance marketing consultant
Director of Marketing (part-time), Boston Classical Orchestra
What are the most surprising, interesting or challenging aspects of your day-to-day work?
The variety of people, tasks, and issues I face each day.
What inspired you to work for an orchestra?
My lifetime love of music and desire to do something for the community.
What would do anything differently?
No. Sales is a great entry point.
What advice would you offer to someone considering the orchestra field?
Focus on communication skills.
Any other advice?
Do it for the love.