About Boise State Public Radio
Based in the state capitol, Boise State Public Radio is the premier NPR affiliate in Idaho. Through 18 transmitters and translators, it reaches 2/3rds of the state's population. Its headquarters, situated along the Boise River, feature all-digital studios and some of the most loyal listeners in the market. The city of Boise is ranked as one of the "most livable" cities in America. It features a historic downtown, with a vibrant arts scene and an active, outdoors lifestyle. There are hundreds of sunny days and miles of trails in the foothills above the city. Boise State Public Radio is committed to continually expanding its news footprint, and is looking for a Development Officer to lead the major gifts fundraising efforts at the station.
This position is responsible for developing and executing effective strategies for soliciting annual gift prospects and building, managing, and advancing the Boise State Public Radio (BSPR) Broadcast Society giving program, an annual major-giving group; identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards relationships with station’s major donors (includes individuals, foundations, and companies) with the goal of raising large gifts and funding that leads to transformational advancements; maintains a calendar of foundation prospects and makes successful applications for grant funding; interfaces with colleagues in the University Advancement (UA) division, operating in accordance with all UA policies and procedures with respect to donor/prospect management; likewise, represents BSPR and the station’s mission and financial interests.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards those members with a capacity and affinity to support the station at a higher level, coordinating with UA colleagues when necessary.
Creates all communication pieces pertaining to major gifts.
Incorporates the submission of grant proposals to foundations within the state/region/nation.
Devises and implements all aspects of the Broadcast Society to achieve annual leadership giving goals, including directing communication and developing station events that engage mid-level and major donors.
Implements an annual strategic development plan and executes to goal.
Attends regular prospect coordination meetings with Boise State University Advancement colleagues.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent, plus 2 years similar work experience
3 - 5 years experience
University fundraising experience
Applications accepted until June 13, 2018. For more information and to apply, please visit www.boisestatepublicradio.org/employment