Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 25-Sep-2017 to 23-Oct-2017
  • - WFYI Public Media
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Commensurate with experience and responsibility
  • Full Time

Identify, cultivate and secure new major and planned gifts for WFYI. Lead the engagement and stewardship of a donor portfolio to increase giving.

Major Responsibilities:
 
• Develop and propose strategies for solicitation of major gifts, including: determining ongoing relationships with prospect/donor; recommending specific purpose and level of gift; identifying those to be involved in cultivation and subsequent solicitation; and assuring that solicitations are carried out.
• Conduct a minimum of 12 face to face donor calls monthly.
• Coordinate communication between Development and Accounting to prepare accurate reporting.
• Develop an annual work plan and strategies that contribute to the acquisition and retention of annual and planned gifts.
• Work well with volunteers to ensure goals and objectives are met.
• Identify, cultivate and solicit planned gifts for WFYI and the WFYI Foundation.
• Implement prospect identification procedures, including research and prospect management.
• Ensure that donor and potential donor information is entered into WFYI organizational database in a standardized, timely and accurate manner.
• Meet the goals set annually for revenue growth, expectancies secured, number of face-to-face visits made and number of prospects identified.
• Help coordinate and implement major donor and planned giving donor events.

Position Qualifications: 

1. High energy and passion for WFYI Public Media mission and core values of creativity, resourcefulness, balanced and objective approach to content and commitment to doing whatever it takes.
2. A self-starter with ability to work independently, with strong drive to achieve goals.
3. An understanding of major and planned giving is required. Candidates must have successful history of securing major gifts of $10,000+ annually.
4. Experience or knowledge of planned giving vehicles, principles and best practices.
5. Proven background in successfully working with and presenting with volunteers and senior leadership.
6. Candidates should possess excellent oral, written and presentation skills, be computer literate and demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
7. Position requires that the individual be a self-starter, enjoy a fast-paced, high energy environment and be willing to work varied hours and attend off-site events. Capacity to think strategically, as well as creatively will be advantageous.
8. Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years experience in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major and planned gifts.
9. Proven ability to work with internal and external constituencies in a professional and courteous manner.

WFYI is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter (including salary requirements) and resume, or mail to: Human Resources, WFYI, 1630 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, on or before October 23, 2017.

Please, no phone calls or walk-ins.

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