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KGNU is seeking a Denver Fundraising Coordinator
 
The Denver Fundraising Coordinator works under the general supervision of the Station Manager. This is a full-time position based at KGNUs Denver studio with one day per week spent at KGNUs Boulder studio. We seek a Fundraising Coordinator who can strengthen our existing donor relationships in the Denver area, develop new relationships and lead our fundraising efforts in Denver.

In addition to our 88.5 FM frequency, KGNU purchased a second frequency (1390 AM) in 2004, expanding our potential audience by over two million people. The Denver Fundraising Coordinator will be responsible for organizing and managing activities related to the analysis, planning, implementation, control and evaluation of fund raising activities. The following list of principal responsibilities is meant to illustrate the types of tasks usually found in this position. However, actual performance of the job may not always involve all of the duties listed, and the job may require performance of other duties not found on this list.

1. Small and major donor gifts
2. Annual giving
3. Donor tracking.
4. Foundation grants



Principal Responsibilities:
With assistance from Station Manager and KGNU community, create a diversified funding strategy for Denver.
Provide administrative support to the Station Manager and fund raising committee in all of its activities through the development and implementation of Denver fund raising action plans.
Identification and cultivation of prospects, for higher giving, among existing member base and the Denver community in general. This includes research and data compilation on potential individuals and foundation donors identified by board members, staff members, and volunteers by virtue of their gift history to similar organizations or activities.
Occasional coordination of volunteers and outreach tables at select community events with strong connection to the stations fund raising goals.
Limited foundation grant writing.
Prepare plans of action for all approved fund raising including budgets and reports that support their implementation.
Work with Station Manager in analyzing the fund raising programs and planning for future activities.
Work with staff members and volunteers to ensure that all fund raising is consistent with the overall mission, philosophy and strategic plan of KGNU.
Document all fund raising activities and provide monthly comprehensive activity reports to the Station Manager and the Board of Directors.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics Required

1. Demonstrated ability to effectively function in a collaborative manner with staff, board, volunteers and committees, and create and maintain a harmonious work environment.
2. Exceptional organizational planning and problem solving skills.
3. Proven success in fund raising, particularly in major donor solicitation
4. Excellent interpersonal communication skills (both oral and written) including public speaking
5. Demonstrated ability to initiate and develop relationships with others including donors
6. Demonstrated ability to work on many complex projects simultaneously and to prioritize work.
7. Demonstrated ability to lead and coordinate board, staff and volunteers in fundraising projects
8. Demonstrated ability to understand others and their motivations and needs and to train, supervise and motivate as needed.
9. Knowledge of database management and donor data research.
10. Willingness to travel occasionally, if needed.
11. Passion and commitment to community radio.

Preferred:
1. Bilingual in Spanish/English
2. Knowledge about philanthropic community in Denver

SALARY: KGNU staff salary of $40,000 plus excellent medical benefits and flexible, generous vacation policy.

Please send cover letter and resume by post AND email to: Sam Fuqua, KGNU Station Manager, at 4700 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80301, and job at kgnu dot org, by Monday, July 28, 2008. No phone calls, please.

KGNU is committed to nondiscrimination based on sex, race, creed, religion, national origin, color, disability, marital status, sexual orientation and gender variance for the purpose of service, employment, membership or leadership, including staff, volunteers, board and persons who receive our services. www.kgnu.org
 

 

Created:07/07/08, Modified:07/28/08, expires:07/28/08, priority:4