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Development Director, KTOO Public Media


KTOO Public Media seeks a dynamic, self-motivated fundraiser to join our management group as Director of Development, charged with raising funds to support all of our public media services, including 360 North, KTOO-FM, KRNN, KXLL and KTOO is a well-supported, highly visible public media operation with a strong commitment to local, regional and statewide program production.  We operate three public radio stations in Juneau (KTOO, KRNN and KXLL), a regional public television station (KTOO-TV), a statewide public affairs television channel (360 North) and an online news service (  Juneau is a small capital city of 30,000 people with the highest per capita education and income levels in state. Located in the heart of the Southeast Alaska panhandle, Juneau is a transportation, retail, medical and service hub with great schools, abundant recreational opportunities and a thriving arts community in a magnificent natural setting. A two hour flight from Seattle, Juneau’s climate is similar to the Pacific Northwest. The weather is wet and mild with summer highs in the 60s and 70s and winter lows in the 20s and 30s.


The Director of Development will work closely with the management and development team on these fundraising programs:

Seeks underwriting support from local, statewide and national businesses and organizations to support KTOO’s broadcast and online services. (Approximately 50%).
Manages key components of KTOO’s individual giving programs, including direct mail fundraising, individual giving, data analysis, major giving (the Summit Club) and planned giving (the KTOO Legacy Foundation) (approximately 30%)
Seeks support for special programming and capital projects from granting making agencies and foundations (10%)
Coordinates special fundraising projects (approximately 10%).


Skills and Qualifications:

Understanding of the mission of public media organizations, and the capability to articulate the mission to underwriters and donors. (R)
Ability to personally raise funds and meet annual fundraising goals. (R)
Strong sales skills. (R)
Five years of relevant experience in fundraising, preferably in public media. (P)
Oral and written communications skills, including donor-centered writing skills. (R)
Excellent organizational, time management and teamwork skills. (R) 


To apply: Submit a letter of interest and your resume to Deadline: Open until filled with an initial screening of applicants on 4/15/2016.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Salary: Range E, starting in the 50s, depending on experience, plus competitive benefits including paid health insurance, retirement plan, paid leave and holidays. KTOO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2016-05-23