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Director of Community Investment

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Position Details

Position Number 30153
Class Title Director of Community Investment
Job Description

Strategic architect for combined WUCF TV/WUCF FM community
relationships and philanthropic activities, including: major and principal gifts,
membership, corporate support, stewardship, gift accounting and reporting,
donor/member stewardship events, fundraising events, case development
and presentation, donor communications, planned gifts, and volunteers.

Leads Integrated Development activities model, in close collaboration with
PBS national development staff. Actively engages with PBS national leadership to position WUCF as an innovator in 21st century community investment methods.

Leads and supports full time community investment staff members in
corporate support, membership, grants, and major giving. Ensures
compliance with federal and university regulations. Manages budget.

Collaborates in constant communication with Senior Leadership Team peers
to accomplish overall mission of the stations, under the direction of the
Executive Director. Takes ownership of station fundraising goals and is
accountable for meeting those goals.

Collaborates across departments at one of the nation’s largest universities,
including managing an already strong relationship with the UCF Foundation,
a key strategic partner.

Plans and executes strategy for comprehensive capital campaigns and
oversees execution of those strategies, including maximizing revenue
generation to support WUCF’s move to the UCF Downtown campus.

Ensures WUCF meets/exceeds its goals for UCF’s current IGNITE
campaign and future campaigns.

Engages with the community to represent WUCF TV and FM as a
community asset, gain philanthropic support and build community
investment in WUCF. Attends events and meetings on nights and weekends
as part of the collective work of the Senior Leadership Team.

Leads in cultivating major and principal gifts prospects and proposals; and
coordinates this function with major gifts officers, Executive Director,
corporate support officers, and viewer/listener experiences staff.

Leads strategic creation of messaging in all media related to community
partnerships and philanthropy; whether in on-air, online or print for major
giving, membership, underwriting, and/or volunteers.

Collaborates with Senior Leadership Team to create a multi-year, integrated
strategy to grow the portfolio of corporate support and lead business
solicitation efforts.

Raises funds for program endowments, general operating support, local
production initiatives, capital equipment expenditures, and other pertinent
purposes. Accountable for meeting goals each year.

Responsible for strategic planning and management of annual multi-platform
donor acquisition activities, such as on-air membership campaigns,
acquisition mailings, and coordinated year-end efforts. Appears on-air in
pledge drives for both TV and FM.

Ensures all compliance related to donor activities, as well as trade and inkind
activities, in coordination with our partners at The University of Central
Florida Foundation.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s or higher in related field

5 years experience in fundraising or development

Preferred at least four to five years of management experience in fundraising,
community relations, or development

Preferred experience in public broadcasting

Special Conditions

State Title: Director, University Relations/Public Affairs

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and E-Verify employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 402812
Job Open Date 10/06/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Communications & Marketing
College/Area Not Applicable
Department CM - WUCF TV
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
If Visiting A&P, please specify timeframe
Job Category A&P
Work Schedule

Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; weeknights and weekends as needed

Work Location Orlando (Main)
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and eight years of appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4