Job Description:

This position serves as a Senior Associate of Major Giving within the Major Giving and Planned Giving department. The position primarily focuses on increasing individual giving to the PBS NewsHour up to $24,999 and providing support to grow the Friends of the NewsHour ($25,000+). The Senior Associate will also help to cultivate, solicit and steward donors within the WETA Leadership Circle portfolio. The ideal candidate will be an individual who has a background in fundraising/major gifts and is passionate about news and public affairs, non-profit journalism and public broadcasting.

The Senior Associate, Major Giving will work with the Senior Director, PBS NewsHour Principal and Major Gifts, WETA VP Major and Planned Gifts, and NewsHour staff to secure unrestricted and restricted revenue from individuals for the NewsHour to reach the annual revenue goal.

He/she will manage a portfolio of WETA Leadership Circle donors, research major gift donors and prospects and proactively reach out to major gift prospects and donors to schedule meetings/tours among other duties assigned.

College degree in related field with three to five years of experience in fundraising. Experience with cultivating, soliciting and securing major gifts in arts and cultural or public broadcasting organization preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Location: 
Arlington, VA
United States
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Full time
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