Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The WXPN Major Gifts Officer will oversee all fund raising programs and activities aimed at increasing the number of major donors and major gifts ($1500+) from individuals, foundations, and government sources. This officer will manage a comprehensive major gifts program. S/he will also oversee all government and foundation funding initiatives and activities, write and submit grant applications. He or she will develop strategies and build, and maintain relationships inside and outside of the station to maximize the value of WXPN to its listeners and contributors, and to convert that value into financial support.

This position requires the ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

Qualifications: BA/BS required. At least 3-5 years of significant and successful fundraising experience required. Candidates must be familiar with a wide variety of fundraising techniques, and have a solid understanding of the infrastructure, resources and tools necessary to implement fundraising programs. Experience stewarding donors and executing donor events a plus. Experience soliciting large contributions from individuals or businesses is required. Interest in and/or knowledge of contemporary popular music will be very helpful. The ability to think strategically, and to be creative and flexible is essential. Excellent writing ability as well as organizational, planning and communication skills are required. Experience with moves management strategy and CRM systems required. Salesforce experience preferred. In addition to strong public speaking skills, candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills to represent WXPN effectively and form strong relationships with a wide variety of groups including listeners, donors, and community, government and business leaders. The ability to reliably manage a significant work load under pressure and to meet tight deadlines is required. Must be able to work some weeknights and weekends for events.

Reference Number: 81-26139

Salary Grade: 027

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: WXPN Surrogate

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: F-Development/Fundraising/Marketing

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