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Sr. Associate, Fundraising Strategy


Arlington, VA 10-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Associate, Fundraising Strategy

Department: Fundraising Strategy

Corporate Area: Station Services

Status: Full-time/Regular/Exempt

Position Overview:

The Senior Associate, Fundraising Strategy, provides project support to members of the team regarding a dynamic, expanding portfolio of fundraising activities. All key activities focus on supporting and growing fundraising activities at PBS member stations. The incumbent collaborates with the team on the development of a range of fundraising tools, trainings, and resources, as well as promoting appropriate use among member stations.

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
• Act as project coordinator for slate of programs and projects, and will establish and maintain project framework, production schedules and milestones; coordinate appropriate meetings with key staff and outside partners;

• Guide communications between Fundraising Strategies team and other internal groups;

• Proactively follow-through on key project deliverables to ensure deadlines are met for all fundraising activities including on-air and digital assets, station-facing trainings and professional development, and special campaigns and cohorts;

• Assist team in identification and preparation of materials for internal and external presentations;

• Coordinate the production and dissemination of station facing assets;

• Draft correspondence and materials for stations and project partners

• Monitor budgets and process invoices for various projects

• Handle documentation and procedures related to contracts, invoices, etc.

• Coordinate event timelines, and assist in planning and production of events

• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements for success:
• 2 years' work experience in media production and/or distribution, development and/or corporate marketing/sales; public media experience or exposure a plus.

• Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, communications, or related field preferred.

• An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

• Self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects effectively on budget and on deadline

• Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated success in working well with all levels of management, as well as with internal and external teams

• Strong skills in typing/word processing, spreadsheets, electronic communications systems, and using the Internet, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Office

• Enthusiastic, flexible team player who has the willingness and aptitude to acquire new skills

• Superior organizational skills with the ability to accomplish multiple tasks and to prioritize work, and be comfortable with a fast-paced, changing environment

• Meticulous attention to detail

• Familiarity with travel, conference, and meeting planning logistics

• Ability to identify multiple strategies to tackling problems

• Ability to figure out and navigate the organization's structure and work effectively within it

• Positive attitude and ability to apply feedback on his/her work

• Must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required.

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the EEOC and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjv5b2-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile

PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.