WWOZ 90.7 FM seeks a seasoned, dynamic, hands-on Director of Development to lead the fundraising efforts of one of the nation’s most vibrant public radio stations. Responsible for overseeing and ensuring success in several areas including membership, major gifts, underwriting, corporate/ foundation support, grants, special events, planned giving, etc.
Proven track record as a successful fundraiser with established relationships in New Orleans market highly preferred. Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 8 years of proven experience and increasing responsibility. Demonstrated ability to manage budgets, act upon financial information, initiate and cultivate key relationships with funding community. Superior written and verbal skills as well as computer-based analytical skills a must. Staff management experience including expert leadership and coaching skills are required. Reports directly to the General Manager and is a key member of the Senior Staff.
WWOZ offers competitive pay and excellent benefits plan. Please submit via e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references. Email application packet to: firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone calls or walk-in visits, please.
For best consideration, apply by Thursday - July 20, 2017.
WWOZ is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.
WWOZ 90.7 FM is the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station, a community radio station currently operating out of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Our governance board is appointed by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation. We are a listener-supported, volunteer-programmed radio station. WWOZ covers many events live in and around the city and across the United States. We also broa...dcast live from the famed New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival annually. WWOZ's mission is to be the worldwide voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage.