Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 10-Jan-2018 to 22-Jan-2018
  • - WFYI Public Media
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

This position holds responsibility for fulfilling funding needs of WFYI through Foundation and other grant making opportunities, by applying for grants and working with WFYI staff to ensure grant deliverables are achieved and reporting is completed effectively with each funder. Building knowledge and relationships with philanthropic funders is essential to the success of this position.

Reports directly to Chief Development Officer, from whom overall direction is received. Works closely with all WFYI leaders, particularly related to specific funding needs and deliverables.

Major Responsibilities:
• Seeking grants that align with WFYI's Strategic Plan (grants totaling $1 million+/year).
• Identifying and responding to grant opportunities relevant to WFYI operations,
capital acquisitions, and specific station projects.
• Developing funding  proposals, including project budgets.
• Reporting on grant-funded activities, both internally and externally.
• Working closely with internal staff to ensure grant deliverables and budgets are achieved.
• As a key member of the Development team, participating in departmental
and organizational initiatives and events.
• Working with multiple departments to fully understand and describe projects
and budgets.
• Maintaining accurate, current, and detailed records related to organizational
and grant activities.
• Providing support to Chief Development Officer and other Development Directors.
• As requested, working with MIPM and WFYI Foundation Boards on specific funding goals and initiatives.
• Special projects and other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Demonstrated success in grant acquisition and fulfillment.
• Bachelor degree required, with philanthropic study focus preferred.
• Minimum of five years' experience in foundation, grant writing and administration preferred.
• Excellent project management skills.
• Exemplary written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
• Experience in nonprofit organization and/or public media preferred.
• High energy and passion for WFYI Public Media mission and core values of:  Operating with unquestionable integrity; collaborating with each other and with community partners; respecting everyone; serving with humility; embracing change; delivering excellence every day.

Click the APPLY button to submit cover letter, resume, professional writing sample, and salary requirements, or mail to:  Human Resources, WFYI Public Media, 1630 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, no later than Monday, January 22, 2018.

Incomplete materials will not be considered. Please, no phone calls or walk-ins.

An Equal opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

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