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Major Gifts Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
If you have employment experience supporting nonprofit major gifts fundraising and are interested in making a difference as part of a dynamic major gifts team, consider this opportunity. Maine Public Broadcasting Network`s Development team in Lewiston, Maine, is looking for a coordinator who is a stickler for detail and who can prioritize effectively in an exciting, fast-paced environment of fundraising for annual needs and a new capital campaign.

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits. To review the full position description, go to Careers through About at www.mpbn.net.

Equal Opportunity Employer - M / F / H / V

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position focuses on timely cultivation, solicitation, follow-up, database management and tracking of new and current prospects. The coordinator is our principal researcher and data miner for current and potential major donors. No two days will be alike as you manage frequent non-routine administrative work and multiple projects simultaneously, while exhibiting accurate and concise written and verbal skills. A requirement to perform difficult and complex data-oriented administrative duties exercising judgment and initiative will be an integral part of this work experience. With discretion and professionalism you will facilitate internal and external relationships as you work closely and effectively with a variety of staff, members of the Board of Trustees, and friends of MPBN.

REQUIREMENTS:
Top fundraising database experience and reporting facility are required as are strong Microsoft Excel skills. Researching, writing, editing, proofing and compilation of various reports, correspondence, gift receipts, letters of thanks, contracts, manuals, announcements, publications and related materials are a core function of this position.

A Bachelor`s degree and a minimum of 3 years` related work experience or equivalent combination is required. Previous experience with nonprofits and gift data entry is required, and experience using Team Approach database software preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit a writing sample, cover letter and resume to apply@mpbn.net.

DEADLINE: 2013-09-15