Posted on July 8, 2012
Gifts and Grants Director
ideastream - Gifts and Grants Director
WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN ideastream, Northeast Ohio’s Public Media organization is seeking a GIFTS AND GRANTS DIRECTOR … a seasoned development professional who can help us grow our major gifts and grants area. The candidate needs to be a hands-on person who will manage a staff and be heavily involved in prospecting, writing and face-to-face communication with potential individual and foundation donors. In addition, this person will lead internal ideastream teams that work to creatively mold our programs and projects into fundable and sustainable opportunities.
This position has primary accountability to secure funding to support ideastream’s multiple media programs and projects, as well as institutional projects as assigned by executive management.
The ideal candidate will have:
- In depth demonstrated understanding of non-profit fundraising practices, especially grants.
- In-depth written and oral communication skills; presentation skills; demonstrated ability to organize and present complex information.
- The ability to easily and effectively meet with a broad range of constituents to clearly communicate the case for funding a wide variety of programs and projects.
- Broad general business knowledge: budgeting, planning, human resource management etc.
- Individual and team leadership skills.
- Demonstrated emotional intelligence: empathy, trust, integrity and social sensitivity.
- Computer proficiency: word processing, spreadsheets, email and internet.
- Seasoned level of professional experience in non-profit development practices.
- Post secondary degree in a related field
ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity in our workplace
To view a full job description go to: www.ideastream.org/employment
Guidelines for Submission
Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and references by end of business July 23, 2012 to:
Attn: Human Resources
WVIZ/PBS and WCPN 90.3 ideastream®
1375 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115