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Position Title: Director of Leadership Circle & Founder’s Society
Department: Major Gifts
Reports to: Senior Vice President, Development & Corporate Communications
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Sustain and grow WNED | WBFO’s Major Gifts program supporting WNED TV, Classical 94.5 WNED, WBFO-FM 88.7 and ThinkBright & Well/ WORLD in all Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. Work with Senior Vice President at WNED | WBFO, and with major gifts representative at PBS Corporate to develop and expand our Planned Giving (Legacy) program (which includes the Foundation website, on-air appeals, various print material, and yearly events). Work closely with (major gift) Events Manager on the execution of multiple donor events in Western New York and Southern Ontario. Cultivate relationships with individual donors and provide “concierge level” service to WNED | WBFO contributors in various donor groups. Initiate and maintain relationships with other non-profit organizations for project collaborations. Lastly, Director works with various staff on company Capital Campaigns (as applicable).
II. Duties & Responsibilities Monthly % of Time
Sustain and grow the Major Gifts (individual giving) program. This includes the following donor clubs: Founder’s Society ($300 - $999), the Leadership Circle ($1000 - $2,499), Benefactor’s Society ($2,500 - $4,999), and President’s Council ($5,000 +).
Develop and expand a formal Planned Giving (Legacy) program. This includes:
Work with Capital Campaign team to achieve campaign cultivation and revenue goals.
Pursue funding opportunities from individuals to support special projects as needed. Other duties as assigned to further the mission and goals of WNED | WBFO.
III. Qualifications and Education Required
WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Director, Foundation & Community Development. Qualified applicants may submit their cover letter & resume to:
WNED HR Dept.
140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202
WNED is an equal employment opportunity employer with a commitment to excellence through diversity.
Position Title: Director, Foundation and Community Development
Department: Foundation and Community Development
Reports To: President & CEO
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
To oversee development of relationships with foundations, corporate giving programs, and government agencies; ensure payment and stewardship of major donor commitments to the capital campaign; serve as WNED|WBFO liaison with PBS on program underwriting and funder recognition and to assist and support the work of other non-profits in the region.
•To oversee the development of grant proposals to local,
regional and national foundations, corporations, and
government agencies for funding projects and undertakings
of WNED|WBFO; ensure that the terms and conditions of grants
are being met within the organization, including interim and final reports
as required by the grantor.
•To assist in the design, implementation and stewardship of capital
solicitation campaigns for major WNED|WBFO projects
•To be the liaison with PBS for all discussions regarding program
underwriting and funder recognition.
•To assist and support the work of other non-profits in the region,
including development of collaborations with WNED|WBFO and guidance
in the development and implementation of capital campaigns.
•Perform other assignments as assigned by the President & CEO.
Qualifications and Education Required:
•Minimum five years experience in writing and communications, sales or fundraising with particular emphasis on grant writing for non-profit organizations.
•Strong writing, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills essential.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint, Access and Excel desirable.
WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION
WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Administrative Assistant. The job description is shown below. Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to:
Position Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: Finance & Administration/ Human Resources/ Foundation & Community Development
Reports To: Vice President/CFO, Director of Human Resources, Director of Foundation & Community Development
Date: January 2015
Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Hours: 40 hours/week
The Administrative Assistant provides support to the Vice President/CFO, Director of Human Resources and the Director of Foundation & Community Development. Performs high level administrative assistant tasks as well as various administrative support functions including e-mailing, faxing, copying, mailing, RSVP’s and registrations.
President/COO and President/CEO.
as well as assist with ordering and stocking the general office supply room.
and post FCC/EEO annual report on WNED’s website.
projects, donor research, capital campaign, grant proposals, corporate
solicitation, letter writing, etc.
grants; capital campaign (including coordination of on-air and off-air
recognition functions and communications with donors regarding
funding meetings and update production grids.
for Finance and Administration, Foundation & Development, IT and
Three years administrative and/or Human Resources Assistant experience pref
WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCATION
WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Reporter. The job description is shown below. Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to:
OR mail to: WNED|WBFO HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202. WNED|WBFO is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
Position Title: Reporter
Reports To: News Director
Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Date: December 16, 2014
The reporter is responsible for compiling, writing, producing and delivering news stories, interviews, features and other elements. Responsibilities include updating the station’s website, producing multimedia content and preparing other program elements. The reporter will also contribute to collaborative news-gathering activities, including the development of long-range series and enterprise stories. The reporter will also be trained to serve as a fill-in anchor.
Duties and Responsibilities:
2. Responsible for producing/writing/updating station’s website.
3. Performs other general newsrooms tasks that include making check calls, following up on stories, updating files and fielding phone calls.
Duties and Responsibilities:
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Buffalo, New York
140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, New York
477 Richmond Street West - Suite 602
Toronto, ON M5V 3E7
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