Major Gifts Officer
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.Applicants will be required to attach a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references (three separate attachments). Please note: a background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment. For priority consideration, please apply by April 15, 2017.
|Internal Transfer Only?|
|Classification Title||Major Gifts Officer|
|Working Title||Major Gifts Officer|
|Type of Position||Permanent|
|If Time Limited Position, please specify length of time|
The UNC Center for Public Television (UNC-TV) is seeking two highly motivated, team-driven, and goal-oriented Major Gifts Officers to generate financial support through the stewardship and cultivation of current major donors as well as prospecting current members to begin supporting UNC-TV in a larger capacity. The successful candidates will possess excellent interpersonal and strong organizational skills and have a basic understanding of public broadcasting. Evening and weekend work is required. To learn more about UNC-TV and to read a full job description, please visit www.unctv.org/content/employment.
|Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit||
The UNC Center for Public Television functions to provide research, development, and production of noncommercial educational content and program materials and to provide distribution of noncommercial television programming through the broadcast facilities licensed to the University of North Carolina; otherwise to enhance the uses of television for public purposes.
The Development Division is responsible for the overarching revenue generation of UNC-TV that supports the ongoing operations, special projects and production funding needs that attract audiences. The major and planned giving unit’s primary purpose is to maximize the financial support of major donors and to increase planned gifts from legacy donors to help ensure the current and future financial stability of UNC-TV.
|SPA Minimum Qualifications|
|EPA Minimum Qualifications and Competencies||
This position requires the ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals; knowledge of principles and techniques of fundraising relevant to major giving; understanding of individual donor needs and perceptions; demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas; excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and written and verbal communication skills; good listener, willingness to search out answers, and ability to recognize when others need to be involved in activities or decisions; willingness to work evenings and weekends.
Interest in public media and a dedication to promoting UNC-TV’s fundraising priorities by developing excellent relationships is preferred.
Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, liberal arts, or a related field and at least five years directly related experience in fundraising, member/donor services is required.
• Demonstrated success in fundraising, cultivation, and solicitation.
|Desired Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications)|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
Applicants will be required to attach a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references (three separate attachments).
Please note: a background check will be conducted on candidate finalist prior to the offer of employment.
For priority consideration, please apply by April 15, 2017.
The University of North Carolina General Administration (GA) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. UNC GA is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.
|EEO Contact Information||
Applicants experiencing any difficulties with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Belinda Nix, Employment Specialist at (919) 962-4647.
|Department Location-City||Research Triangle Park|
|Department Location-State||North Carolina|
|Job Open Date||03/27/2017|
|Job Close Date|
- Cover Letter
- References (Supervisory Relationships)
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
REQUIRED: Do you have an undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, liberal arts, or a related field and at least five years directly related experience in fundraising or member/donor services?
How did you hear about this exciting opportunity?
- Agency Referral
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Durham Herald
- News and Observer
- NC Works
- PBS Connect
- Related Listserv
- UNC Collaborative Job site
- UNC General Administration website
- UNC-TV website