Detailed Job Description
The Director of Development and Marketing for the Center for Public Television and Radio provides fundraising leadership for Alabama Public Radio and the Center for Public Television, housed in the University of Alabama's Digital Media Center.
Additional Department Summary:
This position oversees the design and implementation of fundraising initiatives to: a) aggressively grow the existing revenue base from membership, major gifts, foundations, and planned and corporate giving for Alabama Public Radio and b) develop and grow the grant program for the Center for Public Television. The Director leads the development and implementation of a multi-platform strategy that is innovative in attracting and cultivating APR community and donor support. The position works closely with colleagues to assist in developing branding strategies and implementing marketing and communications initiatives that drive awareness to support audience growth, fundraising and new business development. The position will follow and analyze national, regional, and local trends in public radio broadcasting to successfully grow financial resources. The position is a key member of the Digital Media Center leadership team and must bring a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit to the team. S/he established internal relationships to drive growth, support cross-group collaboration, and execute superior communications throughout the College of Communication and Information Sciences and the University of Alabama. The position is expected to manage fundraising activities based on the collection and analysis of data. S/he will be active in building relationships with donors and community leaders across APR's statewide network to advance its organizational goals and realize a new level of philanthropic success.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and four years of relevant experience; OR Master's and two years of relevant experience.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Skills and Knowledge:
Proven success in the areas of major gifts and annual fund management, Ability to motivate and inspire donors and computer literate with well-rounded knowledge of basic essential software programs, i.e. Word, Excel, etc.
Four years of relevant experience in development, fund-raising, sales, public relations or related field. Previous employment in public broadcasting development and fundraising. Experience with Allegiance fundraising software. 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 42993.60 Midpoint - $ 62337.60
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.