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Major Gifts Officer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Maine Public Broadcasting Network connects the people of Maine to each other and the world every day through the open exchange of information, ideas and cultural content. As Maine`s premier independent media resource, we create exceptional opportunities for the communities we serve to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. To ensure this vital mission for future generations upgrades, improvements and expansions are necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
To direct and stimulate needed ongoing fundraising and capital campaign planning and execution efforts, we are looking for a motivated, energetic, dynamic and successful Major Gifts Officer to be based in Lewiston with frequent travel to Portland. The incumbent will be responsible for the full range of activities inherent in the major gifts fundraising arena from working closely with MPBN`s high-level staff as well as the Board of Trustees and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure major gifts.

REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelor`s degree is required as is three to five years` experience in fundraising for public broadcasting or other nonprofits, or commensurate experience building external relationships, plus excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with membership databases strongly preferred. Must have a valid driver`s license and a willingness to travel and meet with MPBN donors throughout Maine and beyond.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net

DEADLINE: 2013-03-08