WXPN Jobs: Major Gifts Officer

WXPN, the non-commercial radio station of the University of Pennsylvania, is looking for a Major Gifts Officer.
Summary
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.
Responsibilities/Duties
– Research and identify major donor prospects. Track activities and gifts. Solicit major annual gifts
– Work collaboratively with management staff to identify special projects for major funding. Create goals and strategies, formulate prospect lists, and solicit gifts. Set goals and strategies for and implement plans to incorporate annual giving requests into special requests.
– Identify government and foundation funding opportunities. Write and submit grants
– Design and coordinate major donor events and gatherings
– Serve as liaison to the station’s policy board. Communicate with board members regarding their involvement, expectations and general communication about the station. Coordinate fundraising solicitations of board members
– Create goals and procedures to increase number of donors at $1500+ levels
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.

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Reference No.: 81-26139
Level: 027
Employment Type: Full Time, Exempt, 9am – 5:30pm.
How To Apply
Formal application for this position MUST be made through the University of Pennsylvania Online Employment System on the https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu website. When you “search open positions” enter the job reference no., and click on “search.”
Deadline for Applications: July 10, 2017
No phone calls, please.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. (posted 6/29/17)

 

WXPN Jobs: World Cafe Contributing Host

Duties:
WXPN is looking for an engaging Contributing Host and Digital Segment Producer for World Cafe, its 2 hour daily national music program distributed by NPR. S/he will create, produce, and host digital content for the web, self-contained segments for the radio show, and serve as a contributing host for World Cafe. S/he will occasionally host regular programs on WXPN.
Qualifications:
BA/BS or equivalent experience required. A minimum of three years of outstanding experience in music programming, producing and interviewing in the field of radio, television or podcasting required. Exceptional knowledge of a wide range of contemporary music and excellent storytelling, journalism, and interviewing skills are essential. Must have the ability to produce a full range of music programming content, including music selection and hosting. Must have strong social media skills on Facebook, twitter, and Instagram. Experience booking artists preferred. Minimum of 3 years experience creating digital media, online production, including writing, editing, HTML, and photography desired. Ideal candidate must have impeccable organizational skills, a successful history of managing a demanding workload, and good people skills. This position requires formal and informal public appearances. Must possess excellent technical skills & experience with software like Adobe Audition & Cool Edit to produce and edit sessions; blogging software like WordPress and content management systems; Master Control or some other form of digital audio playlist software. Experience at public radio station and on-air fund raising a plus.
Reference No.: 81-26172
Level: 027
Employment Type:Full Time
How To Apply
Formal application for this position MUST be made through the University of Pennsylvania Online Employment System on the https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu website. When you “search open positions” enter the job reference no., and click on “search.”
Deadline for Applications: July 14, 2017

The University of Pennsylvania is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. (posted 6/29/17)

 

 

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