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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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  • Director of Leadership Circle & Founder's Society

    Position Title:              Director of Leadership Circle & Founder’s Society

    Department:                Major Gifts

    Reports to:                  Senior Vice President, Development & Corporate Communications

    Status:                         Full-Time, Exempt

    I. Summary

    Sustain and grow WNED | WBFO’s Major Gifts program supporting WNED TV, Classical 94.5 WNED,  WBFO-FM 88.7 and ThinkBright & Well/ WORLD in all Western New York and Southern Ontario communities. Work with Senior Vice President at WNED | WBFO, and with major gifts representative at PBS Corporate to develop and expand our Planned Giving (Legacy) program (which includes the Foundation website, on-air appeals, various print material, and yearly events). Work closely with (major gift) Events Manager on the execution of multiple donor events in Western New York and Southern Ontario. Cultivate relationships with individual donors and provide “concierge level” service to WNED | WBFO contributors in various donor groups. Initiate and maintain relationships with other non-profit organizations for project collaborations. Lastly, Director works with various staff on company Capital Campaigns (as applicable).

     

    II. Duties & Responsibilities                                                                                                      Monthly % of Time

     

    Sustain and grow   the Major Gifts (individual giving)   program. This includes the following donor clubs:  Founder’s Society ($300 - $999), the Leadership Circle ($1000 - $2,499), Benefactor’s Society ($2,500 - $4,999), and President’s Council ($5,000 +).

    Duties include:

        
    • Developing print and online        solicitation materials, identifying new and cultivating current        prospects, stewarding current major donors, and managing all        communications.
        
    • Responsible for meeting or exceeding        annual goals and managing major gifts/planned giving budgets.
        
    • Also responsible for keeping        up-to-date on tax laws/ restrictions which impact giving patterns of        donors at higher giving and legacy levels.
        
    • Provides “concierge level” service to        members of various donor clubs.

    50%

    Develop   and expand a formal Planned Giving (Legacy) program. This includes:

    • Working in   conjunction with Senior Director, Fundraising & Special Projects for   on-air spot acquisition, creation and broadcast.
    • Coordinate with   Project Director, Planned Giving at PBS Corporate to make sure WNED | WBFO is   involved in national projects. Keep up to date with PBS Corporate re: current   research on donor giving trends.
    • Monitor and   coordinate updates (as necessary) to the WNED | WBFO Foundation website.   Create print and online materials about the Legacy program.
    • Coordinate   yearly events with major gifts Events Manager which target potential Planned   Giving donors and provide information about the program.
    • Keep up-to-date   on new tax laws/ restrictions which impact   donor options to planned giving programs.
    • Work may sometimes include working with a WNED   Board Committee to evaluate on-going activities and coordinate peer   solicitation to target potential prospects

    20%

    Work with Capital Campaign team to achieve   campaign cultivation and revenue goals.

    20%

    Pursue funding opportunities from individuals to   support special projects as needed. Other duties as assigned to further the   mission and goals of WNED | WBFO.

    10%

     

    III. Qualifications and Education Required

     

    • Bachelor’s degree required, plus relevant professional development experience gained from a responsible position at another non-profit organization
    • Demonstrated success in Major Gift development
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
    • Flexibility in work hours is required as this position sometimes works non-traditional business hours (nights and/or weekends attending various events)
    • Ability to work effectively both alone and as part of a team
    • Some travel to Canada required
  • Reporter

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCATION

    WNED|WBFO

    WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Reporter.  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 Description

    Position Title: Reporter

    Department:   WBFO

    Division:          Broadcasting

    Reports To:     News Director

    Status:            Full-Time, Non-Exempt

    Date:               December 16, 2014

     

    Position Summary: 

    The reporter is responsible for compiling, writing, producing and delivering news stories, interviews, features and other elements. Responsibilities include updating the station’s website, producing multimedia content and preparing other program elements. The reporter will also contribute to collaborative news-gathering activities, including the development of long-range series and enterprise stories. The reporter will also be trained to serve as a fill-in anchor.

    Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                       

    1. Serves as general assignment spot news reporter, researching, interviewing, writing and producing content.                                         

                2.   Responsible for producing/writing/updating station’s website.                

                3.   Performs other general newsrooms tasks that include making check calls, following up on stories, updating files and fielding phone calls.              

     

    Qualifications and Education Required:

    • Three years of reporting experience.
    • Solid news judgment.
    • Strong writing skills.
    • Authoritative, conversational on-air delivery.
    • College degree (communications) preferred.
    • Ability to work under extreme deadline pressure.
    • General understanding of social media.
    • General understanding of multimedia elements. 
  • Reporter

    WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCATION

    WNED|WBFO

    WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Reporter.  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 Description

    Position Title: Reporter

    Department:  WBFO

    Division:          Broadcasting

    Reports To:     News Director

    Status:            Full-Time, Non-Exempt

    Date:               December 16, 2014

    Position Summary:

    The reporter is responsible for compiling, writing, producing and delivering news stories, interviews, features and other elements. Responsibilities include updating the station’s website, producing multimedia content and preparing other program elements. The reporter will also contribute to collaborative news-gathering activities, including the development of long-range series and enterprise stories. The reporter will also be trained to serve as a fill-in anchor.

    Duties and Responsibilities:                                                               

    1. Serves as general assignment spot news reporter, researching, interviewing, writing and producing contentent.

                2.   Responsible for producing/writing/updating                                station’s website.                

                3.   Performs other general newsrooms tasks that                            include making check calls, following up on                                stories, updating files and fielding phone calls.              

    Qualifications and Education Required:

    • Three years of reporting experience.
    • Solid news judgment.
    • Strong writing skills.
    • Authoritative, conversational on-air delivery.
    • College degree (communications) preferred.
    • Ability to work under extreme deadline pressure.
    • General understanding of social media.
    • General understanding of multimedia elements.