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Major Gifts Associate

Hybrid, Work must be performed in or near New York, NY

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Job Type:Full Time
Salary:USD $53,000 - $57,000 / year

Description

The Major Gifts Associate is a key member of the Major and Planned Giving team, responsible for coordinating and managing key solicitation and stewardship initiatives and working closely with WNET’s major and planned giving team and donors.  This positions will grow the donor pipeline increasing Major, Planned, and Trustee Giving as well as donor engagement.  This includes engaging with major donors and trustees on the phone, via email and at events. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage Trustee giving and solicitations for WNET, including drafting request letters, overseeing follow-up and tracking in Salesforce database;
  • Support the Vice President with trustee and major donor stewardship including funder updates, tune-ins and on-air recognition notes;
  • Steward a portfolio of life trustees;
  • Monitor Major Giving Unrestricted solicitations and schedule;
  • Liaise with Finance and Gift Processing to update major giving forecasts and reconcile budget projections;
  • Partner with the Patron and Research Departments on new pipeline development work, including maintaining notes on prospects and the team’s progress, and taking on a group of prospects for major giving cultivation;
  • Serve as Salesforce point person for Major Gifts, including uploading opportunities, updating event lists and working with Dev Ops to resolve issues;
  • Support Planned Giving marketing efforts and follow-up on Planned Giving inquiries as needed;
  • Work closely with Development Operations to create Major Giving and Trustee dashboards, monitor and maintain data integrity in Salesforce database, in keeping with industry best practices;
  • Draft and edit donor proposals and reports, as needed;
  • Prepare program updates and “one-sheets” with metrics and impact for key series; 
  • Draft donor messaging including emails and on-air recognition messages;
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will be highly organized and possess excellent verbal/written communication skills with the ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines. Additional qualifications include:

  • A minimum of one year of experience in non-profit fundraising/development, preferably in individual giving;
  • Proficiency with MS Office required (especially Word, Excel, etc.) and fundraising databases;
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, preferred.

This is a hybrid position. The WNET Group reserves the right to change and/or modify the hybrid schedule at its discretion.

The WNET Group

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019-7435

www.wnet.org

The WNET Group believes that diversity is about learning from others who are not the same, and that differences such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, and other statutorily protected characteristics or other ideologies can enhance the work we do in public media. We believe that as a diverse and inclusive organization, recognizing the unique and multiple perspectives of our employees, we can better fulfill our mission. As a public media institution, our message is enhanced by our diverse workforce where everyone is empowered to make a difference.

WNET is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, an employee's or an employee's dependent's sexual and reproductive health decisions, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

The Major Gifts Associate is a key member of the Major and Planned Giving team, responsible for coordinating and managing key solicitation and stewardship initiatives and working closely with WNET’s major and planned giving team and…

Benefits

The WNET Group offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. Salary ranges are based on benchmarked nonprofit and industry related data provided by an outside consulting firm and are commensurate with skills and experience. The hiring salary range for this position is $53,000 - $57,000. Internal equity considerations will be reviewed before making a final offer.

The WNET Group offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. Salary ranges are based on benchmarked nonprofit and industry related…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
825 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10019, United States

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