Mid-Level Gift Officer

Twin Cities PBS (TPT)

Twin Cities PBS (TPT) is one of the most innovative public media organizations in the country. Every day, TPT uses the power of media to advance the arts, spur learning, help young people succeed and help adults age vitally. TPT presents extraordinary PBS programming and also produces award-winning content for the national PBS system.


Position Details

Mid-Level Gift Officer
Twin Cities Metro
St. Paul, MN

Twin Cities PBS has a growing Giving Team and we have an exciting new opening! The Mid-level Gift Officer manages a portfolio of prospects and donors and assist in planning and implementing activities to build TPT’s mid-level annual giving program.

Salary: $65k - $75K Annually (depending on qualifications).

Hybrid Work Environment: Candidates must live in or be willing to relocate to the Twin Cities Metro area.

Donor Relations (65% of time):

  • Consistently meet or exceed revenue and growth goals through donor cultivation 
  • Manage a portfolio of mid-level donors ($1,000 -$9,999) to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward supporters 
  • Manage a select pool of donors who have upgraded their giving to $10,000+ 
  • Identify donors’ passions and interests, build relationships, and leverage those relationships into meaningful support opportunities 
  • Serve as point of contact for new mid-level members and create a positive experience for donors who transition from membership to mid-level 
  • Actively participate in the creation and execution of fundraising activities and events, including station tours, donor visits and events hosted by the Development Team 
  • Communicate the value and impact of TPT while representing the TPT brand to our community

Mid-Level Strategy and Processes (30% of time):

  • Develop, implement and evaluate custom communication, stewardship, and engagement strategies that successfully retain current mid-level members and upgrade members from mid-level to major gifts 
  • Manages mid-level giving including personalized renewal, upgrades, acquisition, and acknowledgment 
  • Works within the database to track communication, view data, and assist in analyzing data to inform and prioritize individuals and strategies 
  • Meet individual goals as well as helping the team reach group revenue goal

Other Duties as Assigned (5% of time):

  • Participate as an active member of the Revenue Team. 
  • Contribute to shared goals and collaborate with colleagues on achievement of priorities.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.

Required Experience:

  • 4 years combination of education and successful work experience may be considered, in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. 
  • 3-5 years of fundraising experience with a demonstrated record of accomplishment with annual giving or major gift area. 
  • 3-5 years of researching and analyzing data to identify top prospects.

Preferred Experience:

  • 7+ years of fundraising experience with demonstrated record of accomplishment with annual giving or major gift area. 
  • 7+ years of researching and analyzing data to identify top prospects. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficiency managing a CRM to maximize relationship management. 
  • Ability to use discretion when handling and communicating sensitive information 
  • The ability to create effective, high-quality relationships with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. 
  • The ability to work independently and motivate self to achieve success by taking initiative and being detail oriented. 
  • Strong analytical and computer application skills: Microsoft Office Suite – Outlook, Word, Excel, OneDrive, Teams. 
  • Strong focus on audience and end user needs 
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and time management skills. 
  • Excellent customer service, oral and written communications, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with all team members. 
  • Commitment to advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) priorities within the organization. 
  • Ability to travel to locations in the greater metro area on a frequent basis, partake in some evening and weekend hours for meetings and events. 
  • Occasional travel out of the state.

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