The Community Idea Stations is seeking a Major Gifts Officer for our Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley markets (WHTJ/WVPT). This is a full time position with benefits that reports to the Director of Major Gifts.
The Major Gifts Officer will cultivate relationships with donors in Charlottesville and the Shenandoah Valley. This position acts as a donor resource, staying current with programming, station initiatives and donor opportunities and representing donor interests.
The successful candidate will have a college diploma, supplemented by five years of non-profit development experience, a strategic entrepreneurial approach to donor cultivation and a track record of success working with philanthropic individuals in the Charlottesville/Shenandoah Valley. Candidates should be patient, diplomatic communicators with strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Candidates must be proficient in MS Word and Excel and relational databases. Candidates must be able to work flexible hours including weekends and evenings and should possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. Successful applicants will have a passion for public broadcasting and its mission and knowledge of public media content.
About Community Idea Stations
The Community Idea Stations use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire. We are the largest locally owned and operated media company in the region, each week reaching more than 300,000 people throughout central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance through our TV and radio programs. Visit us at www.ideastations.org to learn more.
Our many employee benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 403(b) savings plan with match, and tuition reimbursement. We offer a generous amount of paid time off and holidays, flexible work arrangements, and a fun, casual atmosphere. The Community Idea Stations is an Equal Opportunity Employer.