Job Description:

WRTI 90.1 FM is seeking a Mid-level Giving Officer to join our Philanthropy team. 

Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy and Development, the Mid-Level Giving Officer is responsible for managing the mid-level giving program by cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding relationships with a portfolio of mid-level donors to deepen their financial support of WRTI’s mission to champion music as a vital cultural resource. The Mid-Level Development Officer is a key member of WRTI’s Philanthropy team and will work closely with the Major Gifts Officer and Membership to develop effective fundraising strategies and meet fundraising goals.

The Mid-Level Giving Officer will develop, implement and oversee solicitation strategies to engage mid-level donors through various channels to identify, cultivate, and steward relationships with mid-level donors (individuals in the $500–$999 giving range). Collaborate with the Philanthropy team to align mid-level giving strategies with overall fundraising goals and implementation of best practices, and emerging strategies in mid-level giving and philanthropy and analyze data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement to improve mid-level giving program strategy and performance. The Mid-Level Development Officer will also assist in planning and executing donor events, including cultivation events, appreciation receptions, and stewardship activities.

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Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Nonprofit Management, Communications, Business) with a minimum of 5 years of experience in non-profit fundraising, donor relations, or a related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to tailor messages to different audiences.

*Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with donors, colleagues, and external partners.

*Familiarity with fundraising principles, strategies, and best practices

*Detail-oriented with excellent organizational and time management skills.

*Demonstrated success in planning for and completing projects on time, on budget and within scope.

*Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and independently with minimal supervision.


*Proven track record of cultivating and stewarding relationships with mid-level donors

*Proficiency in using donor management databases and fundraising software.

*Experience in broadcasting or cultural arts organizations

This position requires a background check.

This position requires Child Abuse Certifications prior to the commencement of service.

This position is assigned a hybrid work arrangement (on-campus and remote), the duration of this hybrid work arrangement is at the discretion of Temple University and the Department.

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Applications must be submitted through Temple University's career site here to be considered for this position. Please include a resume and cover letter with your submission.