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Director of Major Gifts

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 Maineís 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. MPBN pays a competitive salary and provides a solid benefits package. To review the complete position description, go to Careers at MPBN through About MPBN at www.mpbn.net. MPBN is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
To direct and stimulate needed ongoing fundraising and capital campaign planning and execution efforts, we are looking for an energetic, dynamic and successful Director Major Gifts to be based in Lewiston. The incumbent will be responsible for the full range of activities inherent in the major gifts fundraising arena from working closely with the MPBNís high-level staff as well as Board of Trustees and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure major gifts through outright giving, planned giving and foundation support.

REQUIREMENTS:
A Bachelorís degree and three to five years of leadership experience in fundraising for public broadcasting or other nonprofits, or commensurate experience building external relationships are a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Five or more years of management experience, including planning and execution, and budget oversight required. Experience with databases strongly preferred. Must have a valid driverís license and a willingness to travel and meet with MPBN donors and event partners throughout Maine and beyond.

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

DEADLINE: 2015-09-21