Wisconsin Public radio is seeking a Director of Major and Planned Giving to oversee an ambitious, comprehensive fundraising plan in support of WPR’s mission and strategic priorities. The Director will build upon and expand WPR’s major gift fundraising strategy to achieve goals that will result in long-term financial growth. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director will possess exceptional planning and management skills, and will be a skillful staff leader, effective in recruiting, supervising, and mentoring a dynamic team of fundraising professionals. The Director will possess a high level of knowledge and expertise in CRM software management, donor communications, and all areas of major gifts and gift planning strategies.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (include, but are not limited to):
Directs and oversees the implementation of development strategies across operational units, cultivates relationships, and serves as the point of contact for stakeholder groups in support of institutional development goals.
• Directs strategic planning development initiatives and establishes unit objectives to ensure appropriate use of financial, administrative, and staffing resources and alignment with the strategic plan
• Advises institutional or divisional leadership on development priorities and program updates
• Develops, implements and monitors development programs for the work unit, identifies opportunities for program improvement and oversees Gift Officer engagement strategies
• Serves as the unit liaison among internal and external stakeholder groups, cultivating relationships, and providing organizational information and representing the interests of the unit

To view full job description and responsibility breakdown, please visit: Wisconsin Public Radio Job Ad n22

Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
The salary for this position will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

Apply online at https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu by December 9, 2022. The job number is 269561.
The following must be received for your application to be complete: 1) Resume; 2) A cover letter describing how your experience relates to the listed required and preferred job qualifications. 3) A list of at least three professional references with titles, emails, and phone numbers (include at least one supervisory reference). Note that references will not be contacted without your prior knowledge.
Questions? Contact: Kate Crawford, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI, 53706; 608-262-5221