WTTW (Chicago PBS) and WFMT (classical music radio station) are looking for a Manager, Corporate Giving. This individual will be responsible for the stewardship of an existing major gift corporate portfolio and the development of new major corporate funders and sponsors.
Research current and potential corporate prospects (contacts, giving history, and philanthropic interests) and identify approaches for solicitation meetings, participating as appropriate.
Establish partnership levels and benefits for all corporate philanthropic approaches.
Create and maintain materials to explain and support the corporate funding opportunities associated with both programmatic offerings from WTTW and WFMT.
Author special project materials and solicitations for development team.
Manage the database entries and acknowledgments for all corporate funders.
Work on special screenings, tours and events related to corporate funders and strategic partners.
Staff internal meetings, attend external events, and work in concert with other members of the Development Division and the organization at large.
Staff leadership through drafting emails, letters, and remarks.
Manage benefit fulfillment for the development team.
Other departmental duties as needed and identified.
Ability to think strategically and creatively.
Strong time-management and prioritization skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Strong communication skills
Strong writing skills
Strong problem solving skills
EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have 3-5 years of related work experience. Experience in the Development or Corporate arena desired, as is practical experience and/or knowledge of the non-profit sector. High level of computer literacy also needed.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
Additional Salary Information: Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance, Flex Spending Account, Pre-tax Transit Program, Student Loan Payment/Tuition Reimbursement and 403(b) Retirement Plan
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