Job Description:

You are…

  • An ardent supporter of public media and the important role it plays in our community and our democracy
  • Inspired by KUOW’s mission, vision, and values
  • A goal-driven philanthropic leader with a proven track-record of delivering big fundraising results
  • A “people person” adept at building relationships (internally and externally)
  • An analytical thinker who dives into data and KPIs to understand trends and optimize performance
  • A collaborator who’s not afraid to roll-up your sleeves and dive-in.
  • Passionate about providing coaching, mentoring, and training opportunities for your team


We are…

KUOW, 94.9 FM, Seattle’s NPR news station and the Puget Sound region’s #1 radio station for news. Our independent, nonprofit newsroom produces award-winning stories, podcasts and events.  Each week, nearly a half-million listeners tune-in to our broadcast stream our content on and via smart speakers. As a self-sustaining service of the University of Washington, our mission is to create and serve a more informed public.  Read our 2019 Annual report to learn more.


The Opportunity…

As Director, Philanthropy, you are responsible for growing KUOW’s major giving efforts (defined as those gifts $10,000+). Lead the vision, strategy, implementation and execution of all major fundraising from individuals, government agencies and foundations including planned giving and capital campaigns. You will lead a team of five talented, motivated Development Officers to achieve our annual revenue goal and also serve as a member of our Senior Leadership team helping guide KUOW for the next decade and beyond.

Job Location: 
Seattle, WA
United States
Job Category: 
Friday, August 21, 2020
Job Type: 
Full time
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