MAJOR GIFTS AND GRANTS PROGRAM COORDINATOR
|Req #: ||142162 |
|Department: ||KUOW / PSPR |
|Appointing Department Web Address: ||http://www.kuow.org |
|Job Location: || University District |
|Job Location Detail: ||4518 UNIVERSITY WAY NE #310 |
|Posting Date: ||02/03/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Closes On 03/05/2017 |
|Salary: ||$2940 to $3917/month |
|Union Position: ||Yes |
| || This classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit Union Information |
| The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. |
KUOW Public Radio, a nonprofit corporation, is operated under an agreement with the University of Washington, the stations' licensee. The mission of KUOW is to create and serve an informed public that is challenged and invigorated by an understanding and appreciation of events, ideas, and cultures. To help in this mission KUOW has an outstanding opportunity for a Major Gifts and Grants Program Coordinator to coordinate major giving and foundation activities including donor marketing, customer service, stewardship, events, research and database management; support the work of the department through creation of complex schedules, reports and donor lists as directed; create and update major donor records; monitor budget status for program activities.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates, creates and directs dissemination of regular major donor communications collateral: drafts mass major donor email correspondence; schedules and drafts web, email, on-air and newsletter copy; maintains Major Gifts and Grants area on the KUOW website; creates templates and prepares mail merges; assists in creation of special print projects such as annual renewal solicitation series, annual reports, brochures and other communication pieces sent to major donors and prospects.
Coordinates and provides support for major donor portfolio management logistics: creates and updates complex reports and spreadsheets; runs database queries. Coordinates and assists with donor database input and account management, using UW Advance and Memsys protocols and tracking systems and ensuring accuracy of donor records. Creates and disseminates mailing calendars, schedules and performance reports.
Provides support to General Manager and Director of Development in the area of donor communications: drafts written correspondence for individual donors; enters contact reports in databases of record; tracks follow-up activities as needed and sends reminders for next steps, ensuring timely responses.
Coordinates departmental events by overseeing logistics, guest lists, budgets and volunteers; providing on-site support during events as needed. Prepares event-related donor documentation for the General Manager and Director of Development.
Serves as primary customer service provider for Major Gifts donor accounts and ensures accurate database account management. Provides back-up and supplemental customer service support to Membership department as needed by answering calls and composing appropriate correspondence to resolve donor inquiries and account problems.
Conducts supplemental prospect research of major individual donors and foundations as needed, utilizing a variety of research sources to obtain information and assist in prospect qualification. Prepares related reports and material for department staff as directed.
Implements material inventory and budget monitoring systems: monitoring budgets, reviewing and updating direct marketing components at regular intervals, obtaining bids and overseeing purchases, as needed. Uses spreadsheets to develop and maintain tracking systems.
Assists with annual pledge drive and other duties as assigned.
| High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in professional fundraising with demonstrated understanding of best practices in donor management OR equivalent education/experience. |
Additional requirements include:
Working knowledge of database programs, competency in Microsoft Word and Excel a must; InDesign and Photoshop preferred. Ability to write and design quality donor materials and communications that integrate into the organization's existing messaging and collateral.
Strong interpersonal and customer service skills and an ability to communicate successfully in writing, by phone and in person. Proven ability to work professionally, collegially and effectively with donors or other constituents, colleagues and the general public. Commitment to providing quality service and ability to maintain confidences and protect confidential information.
Intrinsically motivated and able to work independently, problem solve, take initiative, set priorities and handle multiple projects and deadlines efficiently and effectively. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented setting. Availability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
Familiarity with and appreciation of public radio programming.
Availability to work occasional evening and weekend events.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| A bachelor's degree |
|CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:|
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.
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