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WTIP seeks a development director

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WTIP Community Radio seeks a development director to create, manage and implement all fundraising activities to meet the financial goals of this nonprofit community radio station.
Job Duties
Responsibilities include the following:

  1. New member acquisition and retention, and other fundraising initiatives, including underwriting, on-air membership drives, grant writing, planned giving, major donor support, and capital campaigns.
  2. Write and manage project-specific grant proposals.
  3. Manage station merchandise planning and design; maintain online store.
  4. Act as the primary point of contact for donor needs and concerns, including in-person, phone, email, thank you gift program, and donor events.
  5. Manage and maintain the membership program, including the sustaining membership program, major donor program and membership database.
  6. Marketing efforts to include direct mail, digital marketing and social media coordination, identifying marketing trends and opportunities, and creating ads for media buys/trades.
  7. Supervise development assistant position; coordinate volunteers and vendors for special events.
  8. Plan and direct on-air membership drives, including developing theme, goals, supporting materials, and managing after-drive acknowledgments.
  9. Contribute to the overall success of the station’s membership services by performing other duties as assigned.

About the Station
WTIP is located in Grand Marais, Minn. on the North Shore of Lake Superior and adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We are a tourist-based arts and music community.
Superb written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated time management skills and flexibility with job duties.
Software and tools expertise including: DonorPerfect, Microsoft Office, WordPress, InDesign, Mailchimp or similar marketing software; familiarity with Adobe or similar audio software is helpful but not required.
Marketing and fundraising experience a plus.
Creative, self-starter attitude.
Donor and volunteer service mentality.
Experience working in a non-profit setting or as part of a charitable organization.
Organized and inspiring team leader.
Knowledge of public radio initiatives and programs a plus.
Pay and Benefits
Full-time position, 32 to 40 hours per week, includes health care and other benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.
Equal Employment Opportunity
WTIP does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factor.
Please submit resume and questions by July 31, 2021 to:
Matthew Brown