Leadership Giving Assistant

Leadership Giving Assistant - Rocky Mountain Public Media
Denver, Colorado

We are looking for an engaging, detail-oriented, hard-working, and highly organized donor relations administrative assistant to promote and support Rocky Mountain PBS!

The Leadership Giving Assistant is a strategic member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Leadership Giving team. The position assists the team with donors capable of investing $2,500 or more. This role is responsible for administrative support to the Leadership Giving team in the planning, coordinating, and implementation of annual and capital fundraising efforts, including supporting a broad range of fundraising activities. The Assistant will provide cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of new and current major gift donors to strengthen the major gift pipeline and support the work of the front-line fundraisers. The position reports to the VP of Leadership Giving.


Manages Leadership Giving efforts through Salesforce (NGOC) database data entry work. The position enters actions and tasks in donor accounts, updates the donor pipeline, and pulls reports for the team and for individual gift officers. Ensures that all major gifts are entered properly and accurately into the database. Serves as the primary database administrator for the Leadership Giving department, including managing customization of data and reports for the team.

Processes gifts and updates team revenue weekly, tracking all gifts and pledges, comparing to monthly goals on a weekly basis and documenting results in organization-wide tracker.

Oversees the acknowledgment of all gifts and pledges and prepares pledge payment reminders and agreements. Collaborates with the Leadership Giving team and the Executive Office to thank donors through the donor acknowledgement process.

Supports fundraisers by writing contact reports following meetings, assisting with implementation of meeting next steps and other cultivation efforts, preparing gift agreements and documents to assist in closing gifts, and by drafting correspondence and authoring donor stewardship materials.

Assists in the administration of RMPM's planned giving program by helping with the creation of marketing and program materials. Updates lists and messaging and assists with stewarding of planned giving prospects and donors.

Conducts in-depth prospect research and prepares detailed profiles on prospective and current donors and partners for the CEO and Leadership Giving team using Donor Search and other sources.

Collaborates with Leadership Giving team members to implement major donor cultivation and stewardship plan. Conducts thank you calls to supporters on a weekly basis. Responds to requests for general assistance from major gift donors and high-level members.

Manages logistics for virtual and in-person Leadership Giving events. Oversees events process including invite language, event show flow, maintains RSVP lists, communicates with digital marketing to coordinate, and send out invitations, and manages event reminders and follow up.

Processes gifts and coordinate all stock gifts made to RMPM in partnership with the Finance teams.

Other tasks as assigned and/or required.

Minimum Qualifications of Position

Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or a related field is preferred.

Extensive experience (at least two years) and knowledge of fundraising is preferred.

Experience in working in a non-profit environment is a plus.

Must be able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential.

Strong communication skills, customer service skills/focus, and relationship management skills are required.

Knowledge of and prior usage of Office365 applications, including SharePoint, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.

Experience with online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information is preferred. Salesforce and/or extensive database experience is preferred.

A mix of demonstrated skills, abilities and knowledge may be considered in place of educational requirements.

Additional Qualifications of Position

Must be a forward-thinking and strategic worker who anticipates the needs of a fast-paced fundraising team.

Must be able to work both independently and as a collaborative and productive team member.

Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work professionally and productively with persons at all levels.

Must possess exceptional time management, decision making and organizational skills.

PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Persons interested in this position must apply at https://www.rmpbs.org/about/jobs/ Please submit the following items:

A cover letter detailing how the applicant's qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.

A resume detailing education, training, and employment experience.

Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicant's professional experience and achievements.

Position will be posted until filled. No phone calls please. KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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1350 17th St., Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202