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Director, Major Gifts – South Campus

Company: South Florida PBS
Date Posted: March 20, 2018



Director, Major Gifts – South Campus



This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join our team.  Directly reporting to the Managing Director of Development, responsible for devising and managing effective strategies and business plans to identify, engage, cultivate, solicit and steward individual donors, prospects and family foundations capable of contributing $10,000 or more annually to ensure a growing base of financial support for South Florida PBS. Manages a fluid portfolio of at least 125 - 150 qualified current and potential major donors, family foundations and planned giving prospects with primary focus on Miami Dade and Broward County residents. Serves as the chief public relations strategist for donors and prospects managed through the South Campus.  This position is expected to guide her/his staff and key volunteers as partners in bringing highest level gifts to SFPBS. Works closely with development team to develop and implement strategies and programs for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors. 


College graduate with emphasis on non-profit development management including major gifts and capital campaigns, business, public relations, and or equivalent comparable work experience.  Preference for candidates with CFRE.  Minimum of 5-7 five years of experience and proven success in non-profit management and major gifts fundraising as it relates to effective relationship building including prospect identification, engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.  Specific experience with capital campaigns and planned giving is preferable. Excellent writing and communication skills.  Ability to deal with people from various socioeconomic, cultural and professional backgrounds in an effective and persuasive manner.  Ability to manage other professionals and to organize and follow through. Maintaining confidentiality as it relates to donors is required. Computer literate with experience in Raiser’s Edge/RENXT is preferable.


South Florida PBS is a community-licensed public television station serving South Florida from the Treasure Coast to the Florida Keys.  South Florida PBS produces and provides programs and services to the community through varied media platforms.  The region served is dynamic, diverse and rich in arts and culture.


Send resume with cover letter to: South Florida PBS, HR, P.O. Box 610002, Miami, FL 33261-0002, or, EOE, M/F/D/V