Join Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting! We are expanding our Membership department and are excited to add a new Midlevel Giving Officer to the team. This is a new position at Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting and it plays a pivotal role in revenue generation for the organization.
The Midlevel Giving Officer develops and implements listener-generated fundraising strategies to ensure continued revenue growth and long-term financial stability at Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation. The Midlevel Giving Officer will partner closely with the second Midlevel Giving Officer and the Director of Membership in developing and implementing strategies to raise funds for 90.5 WESA and 91.3 WYEP from individuals giving between $250 - $999 annually. The midlevel giving program’s goals are to enhance the experience of midlevel donors, to increase their retention rates, and to increase their giving over time.
- Create and execute strategies, including qualification, cultivation, solicitations, and stewardship, to grow individual membership giving in midlevel range ($250 - $999) and meet revenue goals for midlevel giving.
- Maintain relationships with 500 – 700 midlevel donors in a tiered portfolio.
- Engage donors through consistent communication to cultivate, steward, and solicit them using various channels including phone, email, mail, and occasionally face-to-face.
- Work closely with the second Midlevel Giving Officer to design and implement all midlevel giving campaigns. Both officers will work closely with the Individual Giving Manager on the overall annual fundraising calendar and department messaging with the goal of maximizing revenue in all areas.
- Cultivate relationships through personal touchpoints for donors based on their interests and giving.
- Promptly acknowledges gifts from donors in portfolio. Works closely with the Membership and Operations Manager on weekly thank you letters and annual tax receipts.
- Keep accurate communication records in CRM and develop reports to track and report on progress.
- Work with the second Midlevel Giving Officer and Individual Giving Manager to ensure that segmentation, coding, and reporting for all members are serving WESA and WYEP needs.
- Implement and utilize the wealth screening engine and other tools.
- Keep up to date with tax laws pertinent to charitable giving and keep current on community issues that pertain to WESA and WYEP and their mission.
- Assist with station membership on-air fund drives including planning, implementing and production. Oversee any drive communication to the 500 – 700 midlevel donors in tiered portfolio.
- Work closely with fellow membership team members to ensure success of overall department goals, long-term growth, and donor retention.
- Attend WESA and WYEP program, cultivation and stewardship events as needed.
- Other miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Strong judgement, sense of ethics, integrity, and accountability.
- Strong relationship building skills including persuasion, persistence, and innovation in how you connect with donors.
- Prioritizes handling multiple projects in an organized and timely manner and has excellent communication skills.
- Enjoys collaborating with others to help ensure the organization’s financial success.
- Strong analytical skills and database management experience.
- Highly organized self-starter with excellent time management skills and a high level of attention to detail.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Mailchimp, Canva, or compatible programs.
- High level of comfort navigating a nonprofit environment in a hybrid setting, including managing multiple tasks effectively and working productively to help grow the organization.
- 3-5 years of progressive responsibility in fundraising or related experience, preferably with a focus on individual donors, managing a portfolio, and membership programs.
- Proven success in fundraising through face-to-face, direct mail, telemarketing, email, and online giving.
- Occasional evening and weekend work is required as well as some long days during peak fundraising times (donor events and on-air membership drives).
- Honesty and integrity in all dealings.
- Enthusiasm for the missions of PCBC and its stations.
About Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting:
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting is a team full of passionate and fun people dedicated to our crafts as well as our communities.
We operate two local public radio stations and a local newsroom that serves the community across radio, digital and event platforms. 90.5 WESA is Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station and WESA News is an award-winning, dynamic and ambitious newsroom serving southwestern Pennsylvania over-the-air, online and through our daily newsletter, Inbox Edition. 91.3 WYEP is one of the most highly regarded non-commercial Triple-A music stations in the country and has been a cultural institution in Pittsburgh for almost 50 years.
Our organization plays a vital role in building connections across southwestern Pennsylvania and strengthening our communities through exceptional journalism and cultural exploration and education . . . and we have a powerful broadcast network to help!
What’s it like working at PCBC?
At Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting we work hard, do great things, and have fun doing them. Our culture is collegial, and manager’s doors (if they even have one!) are always open. We recognize that people do their best when they can keep a good balance between their work and personal lives and embrace flexibility as an asset.
Our compensation packages are generous. We provide competitive base salaries in a very affordable city. The minimum compensation for the Midlevel Giving Officer position is $53,000, commensurate with experience and ability. Our full-time exempt employees also get access to an extensive benefits package, including a generous retirement plan (with a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 6% !), medical, dental and vision, three weeks of vacation, sick time, 10 company holidays and 8 weeks of paid new parent leave. We invest in the professional growth of our team, encouraging continuing education and participation in conferences and seminars.
We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Want to know more?
We believe a strong organization includes employees from a broad range of backgrounds, with different skills, experiences, and passions. And if you don’t meet every position qualification, but you have a story to tell, we’d still like to hear it. Please apply and tell us more about yourself. Visit our careers page to get more details and to apply.