KRCU Seeks Associate Director of Development

Nov 20, 2020

Associate Director of Development
University Advancement
Full Time

Primary Responsibilities

• Oversee fundraising activities conducted by KRCU Public Radio
• Assist the Vice President for University Advancement and General Manager in formulating and
developing fundraising goals and activities
• Develop and contact advertising prospects and sponsors in order to grow and maximize revenue opportunities
• Seek increased membership contributions through major giving, special events, and on-air fundraisers
• Organize activities for major giving strategies at KRCU Public Radio
• Recruit and manage fundraising volunteers
• Develop new relationships with area businesses, industries and organizations to grow the base of external support for programs and initiatives at KRCU Public Radio
• Facilitate corporate sponsorship agreements, invoicing and payment timelines
• Work collaboratively with the University Advancement staff on fundraising initiatives for the University.
• Participate in the University’s comprehensive campaigns and other funding initiatives as required
• Represent the University, the Advancement Division and KRCU Public Radio as necessary at appropriate events

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in business, public relations, marketing, sales, advertising or related field
• Successful sales or fundraising experience
• Demonstrated understanding of multiple media channels
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to meet multiple deadlines while simultaneously managing multiple projects
• Demonstrated focus on customer service and building relationships
• Proficient with Microsoft Office programs and a data management system
• Ability to travel throughout the region and work independently outside of a traditional office environment
• Ability to work outside of normal business hours including evenings and weekends
• Demonstrable ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere
• Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multicultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

Application Deadline:  To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by December 4, 2020.  The position is available January 4, 2021 and will remain open until filled.

Required Information: To apply, submit the following items online by clicking on the position you wish to apply for at the below link, then click on the APPLY button at the top of the page:

• Letter of interest addressing position requirements
• Current resume
• Names and contact information of three professional references may be asked for at a later date

University Facts:  Southeast Missouri State University is a comprehensive regional state university with seven colleges and schools, 12,000 students, and a faculty and staff of over 1,100.  Southeast, a moderately selective institution, offers baccalaureate, masters and specialist degrees, and participates in joint doctoral programs with the University of Missouri.  Cape Girardeau, a historic city overlooking the Mississippi River, is the hub of a thriving county with a population of approximately 71,000.  Serving a region of more than 500,000 people, it is the largest center for retail, medical, manufacturing, communications, and cultural activities between St. Louis and Memphis.