WTTW (Chicago PBS) is seeking a Coordinator, On-Air Fundraising Operations to coordinate the planning and execution of on-air fundraising logistics and operations.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participates in determining overall objectives and strategies for on-air fundraising campaigns.
Assists in the execution of local on-air fundraising breaks and campaigns in conjunction with other members of the pledge team.
Assists in the development and production of National Pledge Events.
Manages key pledge-related vendor relationships – including, but not limited to all outside telephone, catering and computer-related vendors - while researching/developing new partnerships to leverage in future efforts.
Manages and trains a part-time staff of 10.
Research and develop production of ancillary marketing and fundraising opportunities/campaigns to generate increased viewership and revenue. This includes, but is not limited to planning and producing new on-air spots and appeals.
Creates and maintains ongoing volunteer and docent programs (including all correspondence, acknowledgments, promotions/incentives and cultivation to ensure productivity and volunteer satisfaction).
Establishes and maintains all logistic guidelines for pledge (cafeteria, security, special events, volunteers – corporate and individual, etc.), event and ancillary marketing initiatives.
Facilitates the goals and execution of member and corporate-related special events.
Develops and maintains volunteer training process to ensure a high-level of quality volunteer services internally and externally.
Recruits and supervises group and individual volunteers for participation in WTTW volunteer programs.
Works with supervisor to determine budgets and participates in management of budget plan.
Organized and detail- oriented
Excellent communication skills
Staff management skills
Excellent computer skills
EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have 2+ years of event planning, public relations, marketing or similar experience.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree
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