Fundraising Manager

September 21, 2021

In collaboration with the Director, the Manager develops, executes and measures integrated, multi-channel donor acquisition, retention and upgrade strategies.

As a member of the Membership management team, the Manager is responsible for leading and supervising the full scope of fundraising communications, working in collaboration across Membership, the organization and vendors to meet revenue goals.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages strategy, execution and evaluation of all non-broadcast fundraising communications for three distinct public media services: Colorado Public Radio, KRCC and Denverite. Facilitates the architecture, coordination and measurement of fundraising efforts. Includes tracking and managing department expenses, consulting services and vendor relationships.
  • Supervises a team in functional communication roles of coordination and execution.
  • Provides direction to the Membership Data team for donor segmentation strategies to ensure accurate and relevant donor communications.
  • Works closely with Audience & Platforms teams to inform and optimize lead generation strategies to develop the donor prospect funnel.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Minimum 5 years direct response fundraising experience is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years leading and managing a team is required.
  • Proven ability to orchestrate strategic communications for multiple audiences using best practices in direct mail, email, social media, telemarketing and other communication channels is required.
  • Ability to plan strategically with a global vision that is in alignment with the goals of the Development Department and overall strategic goals of the organization is required.
  • Proven analytical skills to uncover opportunities and greater efficiencies is required.
  • Success working collaboratively toward mutual goals is required.
  • Experience working in Salesforce or similar CRM as well as an in-depth understanding of email marketing systems is required. Pardot experience is highly desirable.

Position is based at CPR’s Centennial headquarters and incumbent is required to live in the greater Denver metro area.

Application Requirements:

To apply, submit a cover letter that includes where you learned of the job opening, resume, and three professional references to hr@cpr.org with "Fundraising Manager" in the subject line.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

No phone calls or drop ins please.

Salary Range:

$70,000 - $80,000

Benefits Summary:

Colorado Public Radio is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our culture of caring. Our employees have access to: 100 percent employer paid individual health, dental, life, and disability coverage; an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match with no waiting or vesting periods; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Colorado Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workplace diversity.