Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects, and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects. Provide high-level support to the Sr. Director, Foundation and Community Development and, as needed, to the President and CEO.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:
Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors. Maintain records in new department database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting for both foundation, corporate and Capital Campaign donors in US and Canada.
Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
Assist with stewardship to current donors, to provide regular written updates (newsletters, etc.) to corporate and foundation donors.
Serve as a member of the Annual Report team and provide development input for all written institution materials as needed and monthly Board newsletter with Sr. Director.
Review grant-related materials provided by other departments to ensure conformance with funder parameters.
Assist with Capital Campaign and other fundraising projects as requested.
NON ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Maintain and update any and all WNYPBA Board materials as needed, including orientation handbook, rosters.
Attend President's Staff and/or other meetings as department representative if needed.
Such other duties and special projects as may be assigned by the Dir., Foundation & Community Development and President/CEO
Qualifications and Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in English or Communications preferred
Proven grant writing, fundraising, and community relations experience
Project budget experience preferred
Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, research, communication skills required
Excellent computer skills: PC literate, proficient with Word, Excel
Task-oriented and highly organized with the ability to prioritize effectively while continuing to work on multiple tasks with a minimum of direct supervision
The Western New York Public Broadcasting Association is a nonprofit corporation that serves the educational, cultural and informational needs of communities in Western New York and Southern Ontario through the operation of public television and radio stations and the provision of public television and radio programming and outreach activities. WNED-TV is the PBS member television station located... in Buffalo, New York, United States. Broadcasting since 1953, it consistently ranks among the most-watched U.S. public television stations in prime time. Broadcasting draws from PB, the BBC and American Public Television. It is a leading producer of single-topic documentaries that have been seen by millions of viewers across the continent, stimulating cultural and heritage tourism to the Buffalo/Niagara/Toronto region. The station is owned by the Western New York Public Broadcasting Association. WNED-TV broadcasts from studios located in Horizons Plaza on 140 Lower Terrace in downtown Buffalo and shares with WNED-FM and WBFO radio. In addition to Buffalo, the station also has a substantial viewership in Southern Ontario, Canada, including Toronto.