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Support for WNED means many people can benefit from the investments made by Foundations and Corporate Giving Programs. Approximately 2,500,000 households tune into WNED-TV each week. WNED often collaborates with cultural, educational and public benefit agencies, as well as foundations, to target large numbers of people with education and outreach initiatives, and help other non-profit organizations succeed in their goals.

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  • Manager, Foundation and Community Development

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

    WNED|WBFO                     Buffalo / Toronto

    WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Manager, Foundation and Community Development.  The job description is shown below.  Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail to: WNED|WBFO HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202.  WNED|WBFO is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Position Title:   Manager, Foundation and Community Development

    Department:      Foundation and Community Development

    Reports to:         Director, Foundation and Community Development       

    Status:                  Full-Time, Exempt

    Position Summary

     

    Provide high-level administrative support to the Director, Foundation and Community Development and, as needed, to the President and CEO.   In cooperation with the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO, perform various internal functions important to the operation of the department and well-being of the organization.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Foundation & Community Development

    • In cooperation with the Director, Foundation and Community Development, engage in foundation prospect identification on behalf of WNED|WBFO productions. Craft Letters of Inquiry and submit full proposals according to funder specifications. Provide ongoing stewardship of funders, including follow-up reporting, Proof of Performance, and on-air and off-air recognition in cooperation with the Director, Foundation and Community Development. Maintain detailed records of all donor communication and information.
    • Serve as a member of the Capital Campaign Committee. Prepare donor ask materials, serve as staff contact for specific donors, and provide stewardship of donors in cooperation with the capital campaign team.
    • Attend President’s Staff and/or other meetings as department representative if needed.
    • Serve as member of the Annual Report team.

    Other

    • Review grant-related materials provided by other departments to ensure conformance with funder parameters.
    • Maintain and update any and all WNYPBA Board materials as needed, including orientation handbook, rosters
    • Such other duties and special projects as may be assigned by the Dir., Foundation & Community Development and President/CEO.

    Qualifications and Education Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in English or Communications preferred
    • Proven grant writing, fundraising, and community relations experience
    • Project budget experience preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, research, communication skills required
    • Excellent computer skills: PC literate, proficient with Word, Excel
    • Task-oriented and highly organized with the ability to prioritize effectively while continuing to work on multiple tasks with a minimum of direct supervision
  • Digital Media Arts Manager

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

    WNED/WBFO           Buffalo/Toronto

    WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Digital Media Arts Manager. The job description is shown below. Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail to: WNED|WBFO HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202. WNED|WBFO is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

     Position Title:                   Digital Media Arts Manager

    Department:                      Corporate Communications

    Reports To:                        Director of Corporate Communications

    Classification:                    Full-Time, Exempt

    Date:                                    November 2014

    Position Summary:

    Designs interactive company publications, digital graphics and TV stills. Works with Corporate Communications team on the development of WNED|WBFO Magazine. Researches new media initiatives and training opportunities.

    Responsibilities Include:                                                                                                                            

    • Works with the Corporate Communications team to create and produce WNED|WBFO Magazine.
    • Create interactive digital graphics for social media sites, e-blasts, TV stills and online display advertising (for wned.org, wbfo.org and outside websites).
    • Serve on the Annual Report committee to create an all-digital, interactive publication.
    • Research new media initiatives and coordinate department and/or company training opportunities. Also, keep up on the latest trends/software for interactive graphic design.
    • Design print and other material, as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Education Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design
    • Strong knowledge of digital media, digital publishing or interactive graphic design
    • 3 – 5 years’ experience is preferred, ideally in media and/or non-profit setting.
    • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud software & interactive products / Microsoft Office Suite required.
    • Strong writing, grammar and spelling skills essential.
    • Strong verbal communication skills necessary.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail are a must.
    • Must have the ability to work under constant deadlines and strong organizational skills.
    • Must be a team player with a positive attitude.
  • Development/Pledge Producer

    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Development/Pledge Producer.  The job description is shown below.  Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR mail to: WNED HR Dept., 140 Lower Terrace, Buffalo, NY 14202.  WNED is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.

    Position Title: Development/Pledge Producer
    Department: Development
    Reports to: Senior Director, Fundraising & Special Projects
    Status: Full-time, Exempt
    Date: September 23, 2014

    Summary

    Develops, produces and coordinates the production and pre-production of all associated television and radio needs, including all live or pre-taped TV and radio pledge drives and TOOPS. Coordinate production aspects as they relate to individual stations needs.  Communicate and coordinate all aspects of campaigns to the following departments: programming, production, engineering, membership, graphics, communications and traffic.

    II. Duties and Responsibilities

    TV and Radio Pledge drives
    Develop and produce all elements needed for the production of all on-air fundraising productions on WNED-TV, WBFO and WNED Classical.  Create and maintain green sheets and break sheets; schedule, train and supervise crew and talent; coordinate special guest visits; Coordinate ticket deals; work with off-site closed captioning company; coordinate set any on-air needs with graphics, including pledge stills; and coordinate and supervise studio and field shoots.  Work with Senior Director to create roll-in materials, promos, and spots; produce virtual pledge events for national distribution.  Assist with production of core pledge programs, and manage related activities such as editing, promos, uplinks, station relations, and talent relations.  Develop, create and communicate membership messages to viewers during WNED-TV, WBFO & WNED Classical
    interstitial breaks outside of pledge, to support year-round fundraising efforts.

    Other Fundraising Productions
    Assist in production and development of 7% impact spots for all stations; produce Antiques Homeshow promotion night; video needs for JoAnn Falletta International Guitar Concerto Competition; virtual pledge events for national distribution.  Assist with production of core pledge programs, and manage
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    Other Duties as Assigned

    Qualifications

    • Previous experience in television production. 
    • Previous Development and marketing experience preferred. 
    • Superior verbal and written communications skills.
    • Superior ability to develop new fundraising events.
    • Minimum 4 years of television production. 
    • Minimum 4-year college degree.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes working multiple nights, early mornings and weekends.