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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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  • Capital Campaign Administrator

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION
    WNED/WBFO          Buffalo/Toronto

    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Capital Campaign Administrator.  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:  Capital Campaign Administrator     
    Reports to:  Sr. Vice President for Development & Corporate Communications
    Status:  Full-Time, Exempt
    Date:  October 2014

    1. Summary

      Responsible for all administrative functions related to Capital Campaign with expected duration of 3-5 years. 

    2. Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Overall Capital Campaign administration and organization including prospect tracking, task assignment and maintenance of timelines.
    • Scheduling meetings, preparing talking points, assembling presentations, and preparing materials for Campaign Cabinet and Campaign staff meetings in Western New York and Southern Ontario. Maintaining master Capital Campaign Calendar.
    • Overseeing acknowledgement of all Capital Campaign gifts and pledges. Managing and/or creating Capital Campaign correspondence including meeting requests, scheduling and meeting action items. Assisting in the creation and editing of cover letters and proposals for individual donor prospects. Drafting and sending thank you letters to donors to the Capital Campaign, with live signatures from appropriate volunteer leaders
    • Organizing and monitoring Campaign Cabinet assignments and follow-up, and assisting in all aspects of high-level volunteer-led activities.
    • Support Campaign Cabinet as they conduct lead gift cultivation and solicitation activities through communication, coordination and attending strategy meetings when appropriate.
    • Attend Campaign Cabinet meetings in Western New York and Southern Ontario, as well as creating and distributing meeting minutes.
    • Update spreadsheets/prospect lists with information regarding each strategy and outcome of cultivation and solicitation activities.
    • Compile Campaign solicitation packets with cover letters, proposals, pledge cards, named opportunities and other associated documents.
    • Provide coordination and administration of Campaign events.
    • Assist with the administration of donor stewardship programs including named opportunities/acknowledgments.
    • Assist in the management, organization and maintenance of all confidential donor records.
    • Research prospective donors to the Capital Campaign in Southern Ontario.
    • Create all Capital Campaign reports [i.e. for pending & realized gifts, budget tracking, status updates, etc.]
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Required Qualifications and Experience:
      • Seasoned, responsible, focused individual, with outstanding organizational skills and high level of accuracy
      • Excellent written, verbal and customer service skills
      • Excellent phone etiquette
      • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic and professional
      • Experience managing timelines
    • Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
      • Experience in and knowledge of Capital Campaigns and/or Fundraising Development
      • Social media and on-line fundraising experience
      • Experience working with confidential donor data
      • Bachelor’s degree
      • Flexibility in work hours

     

  • Manager of Building Services

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION
    WNED|WBFO Buffalo/Toronto

    WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Manager of Building Services.  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: Manager of Building Services
    Department: Facilities
    Reports to: VP, Finance/CFO
    Status: Full-time, Exempt
    Date: September 25, 2014

    Position Summary:

    Oversees all building administrative and engineering operations of main location in Buffalo, NY and satellite office in Toronto, Ontario.  Prepares building services operational and capital budgets and monitors budget on a monthly basis.  Negotiates and administers building services contracts with vendors.   Acts as the liaison between organization and building tenants.  Supervises Building Maintenance Technician, Courier, and Receptionists. Collaborates with all departments and provides support for normal operations and special projects.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Supervises building services operations and personnel.  Oversees the maintenance of the following building systems and works with outside contractors for maintenance and repair of:
      • Electrical Systems
      • Mechanical Systems
      • HVAC Systems
      • Fire Alarm & Security System
      • Sprinkler System
      • Intercom System
      • Elevator Systems
      • Plumbing System
      • Parking Gates
      • Exterior Grounds
      • Back-up Generator
      • Other Systems as needed
    • Provides building services support for events (security, cleaning, and building operations)
    • Facilitates the work of landscapers, cleaners, snow removal and other contracted services
    • Oversees building maintenance for Toronto office
    • Programs and maintains Access Control System along with issuing
    • Access Control Swipe cards for staff and tenants
    • Assists the IT Department in the basic maintenance of HP Copy /Printer Units
    • Regularly inspects building life support systems to make sure they are in good working condition and ensures that facilities meet government regulations and environmental, health and security standards.

    Qualifications and Education Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree desired, but not required
    • Technical certification or training in commercial building electric power &HVAC systems required
    • Thorough familiarity with AutoCAD LT, Access Control, HVAC, CCTV and  personal computer applications, including Microsoft Office
    • Clean driving record and ability to travel to Canada
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and engage in strenuous physical activity
    • Ability to operate power tools and machines, such as snow blower,  hand tools, Billy Goat, HVAC test system, etc.
    • Must be able to work varied shifts as needed and be on call during non- business hours for building emergencies
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills
    • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • 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
    related activities such as editing, promos, uplinks, station relations, and talent relations.

    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.