Individual Giving Coordinator

Posted 
June 30, 2022

Overview

Cultivate, solicit and steward mid-level donors ($500-1,199) and program opportunities that will help us reach more people, build a strong organization, and inspire a smarter world while demonstrating CPM’s values of integrity, community, innovation and diversity.

Salary Range: $52,000-$57,000 annually

Benefits information can be found here

Seattle, hybrid schedule available, must reside in WA State

Proof of vaccination required for employment

Cascade Public Media is committed to building a team that represents a diversity of thought, experience and personal background. We deeply value applicants from diverse lived experiences and backgrounds.

KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Manage relationships with a portfolio of donors at the $500 – $1,199 range
  • Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals while working collaboratively with other members of the Philanthropy team
  • Cultivate relationships primarily through regular phone, email, and letter contact, as well as acting as the primary contact for customer service and donation questions for the portfolio
  • Identify major donor and planned giving prospects and work with other team members to move donors through the donor lifecycle
  • Assist the Membership Campaign Project Manager in planning and executing quarterly fundraising campaigns
  • Work with Membership Director and Director of Major Giving on regular donor communications and promotional material
  • Manage and analyze data from mid-level donors to create programmatic strategies for donor retention, additional gifts, and upgrades
  • Model membership prospects (donors giving < $500) to cultivate and upgrade donors to the mid-level program
  • Serve as a well-informed representative and advocate for Cascade Public Media
  • Attend development team meetings and development department meetings
  • Collaborate with other team members to foster a positive and productive culture and contribute toward the overall growth of the CPM
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Strong written communications skills, with experience in writing direct mail and email fundraising communications 
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Ability to analyze revenue and donor data and suggest strategies
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to organize and execute mailings of varying size or quantity

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • At least a years’ experience working in a fundraising environment for non-profit organizations, with an understanding of fundraising strategies, processes, and best practices
  • Demonstrated successful experience and effectiveness in prospect identification, relationship building, and annual solicitation
  • Experience with CRM data entry and reporting (Salesforce preferred)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to view data on a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Ability to regularly type on a keyboard
  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods
  • Ability to lift and carry parcels to designated mailing areas