Full-Time: Associate Director, Annual Giving

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full Time
  • 311
  • Mid Level

 

The Associate Director of Annual Giving oversees and supervises all aspects of the Signal Society program ($1,500-$4,999) which includes direct supervision of Development Associate, Annual Fund. This includes donor strategy, planning renewal and special campaigns, data analysis and donor stewardship. Working in collaboration with the Leadership Giving team ($5,000 and above), this position also coordinates the writing of major donor correspondence, including solicitation and renewal letters. The ideal candidate will have experience planning fundraising campaigns and creating communications strategy. Attention to detail, strong project management skills, and a desire to create and maintain orderly systems are key qualities for this position.

One of our core values at KQED is that we are better together, and that we commit to learning, growth, and holding ourselves accountable. We value the contributions of marginalized people in society — including Black, Indigenous, and all people of color,  people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ people — and we believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do, and we strongly encourage members of these communities to apply.

This role will work hybrid between working in KQED's newly renovated headquarters and working remotely. KQED requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or to provide documentation of a need for exemption.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides leadership, motivation, and professional guidance to staff directly and indirectly.  Directly supervises, Development Associate, Annual Fund. Manage a portfolio of donors giving from $1,500-$4,999 to ensure that proper cultivation and stewardship is provided, including the planning and execution of a multi-channel solicitation system (renewal, upgrade, and additional gift) and other select campaigns to meet revenue goals. (30%)
  • Manage the writing of major donor written and digital communications including renewals, acknowledgements, and project reports. Work closely with Director of Donor Stewardship on stewardship strategies and communication materials such as annual major donor newsletter, annual report and quarter communication pieces. (20%)
  • Manage the fundraising writing of major donor written and digital communications including renewals, acknowledgements, and project reports. Work closely with Director of Donor Stewardship to on stewardship strategies and communication materials such as annual major donor newsletter, annual report and quarter communication pieces. (15%)
  • Analyze giving level trends and retention rates to maximize the success of renewal and upgrade strategies. Work with the Senior Director of Leadership Gifts in the development of annual budget. (10%) 
  • Lead coordination of quarterly donor tours, and attend and provide necessary assistance on major donor events. Work with the Manager of Patron Events to create and deploy follow-up emails and surveys to guests. (10%)
  • Work closely with membership counterparts to develop, implement and test strategies to grow and strengthen the donor pipeline. (10%)
  • Other essential duties as required (5%)

Knowledge/Experience Required:

  1. Minimum of four years experience in fundraising/development in the annual fund or major gift area.
  2. Proven track record of meeting revenue goals and setting budgets.
  3. Demonstrated experience leading a team and providing coaching and motivation to staff to ensure reaching stretch goals.
  4. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite with advanced proficiency in Excel and working knowledge of Google suites.
  5. Advance proficiency in CRM management, reporting and analysis, preferable with Revolution Online (ROI).
  6. Excellent writing and editing skills with excellent attention to detail, copy editing and experience writing in multiple “voices”.

 

Let us tell you more about our benefits:

Whether you’re single, married, have children, are in a domestic partnership or anything in between, we have you covered. Employees at KQED enjoy a family-friendly workplace offering paid time off, paid holidays, paid parental leave, family medical leave benefits, comprehensive health/vision/dental and commuter benefits as well as a 403(b) plan. KQED encourages diversity, openness and offers training to support personal and professional development. In addition, we are proud to offer Employee Resource Groups, wellness programs as well as free KQED membership.

The mission that drives us:

KQED is for everyone who wants to be more.    

Our television, radio, digital media, and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.

KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.    

We provide people with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st-century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration- exposing them to new people, places and ideas.

 

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