Job Description:

Position Title:                   Development Officer                                                  


Status:                               Full time/hourly (non-exempt)



Position Summary:          The Development Officer manages the daily activities associated with the planning

                                             and coordinating of assigned events, key fundraising initiatives and sponsorships, and

                                           outreach to raise awareness and support for KEDT.





  • College degree plus at least two years’ experience planning, coordinating and executing fundraising events.
  • Supervisory experience and team building leadership
  • Budget management
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strength is handling requests in a timely and diplomatic manner
  • Available to work flexible hours, including occasional evenings and weekends
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with a variety of personalities, including members of staff and volunteers
  • Dependability: ability to assume and carry out the commitment and obligations of the position




Specific Job Experiences



  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of all facets of KEDT’s fundraising and outreach initiatives
  • Solicit donations and sponsorships from a wide variety of corporate and individual prospects, utilizing in-person meetings, phone, e-mail, and direct mail.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with potential and current donors


Computer Skills


  • Demonstrate competency with all Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel, Word, Publisher


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the functioning of fundraising donor database software





  • Demonstrate the ability to clearly express the mission, values, and programs of KEDT in individual and large group settings
  • Respond to phone and email messages in a timely manner
  • Use discretion when sharing information


Public Relations


  • Communicate articulately, knowledgeably, and appropriately when representing KEDT in meetings with potential donors, sponsors and members of the community when representing KEDT
  • Interact effectively with members of media to secure event coverage through event calendars, articles and Social Media
  • Distribute press releases to promote events
  • Build relationships and utilize various networks and community connections to get desired results


Essential Functions


  • Plan and coordinate KEDT’s fundraising, including soliciting and securing donations and sponsorships, coordinating, managing project budgets and supervising/coordinating logistics
  • Maintain tracking of event-related activities such as: timelines, revenues and expenditures, and post event-reporting
  • Develop promotional materials, invitations and event public relations plan including the use of print and electronic media with KEDT Graphic Artist




  • Reliable transportation
  • Position involves some travel
  • A valid Texas Driver’s license
  • Able to pass background and/or drug test
  • Able to comply with KEDT COVID-19 Policy Requirements EEO/AA


Job Location: 
Corpus Christi, TX
United States
Job Category: 
Job Type: 
Full time
Hours Per Week: 
Send Application Materials To: 

Please send completed application and resume by email to  

or mail to:       HR Department

South Texas Public Broadcasting, Inc. 

3205 S. Staples 

Corpus Christi, TX 78411



Applications can also be picked up the KEDT Studios located at 3205 South Staples Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78411.  

(361) 855-2213