Sr. Major Giving Officer

Working under the direction of the Director of Development, the Senior Major Giving Officer is responsible for helping to grow KCTS 9's general operating fund, when appropriate and needed, raise funds for restricted projects in addition to developing and implementing strategy for acquiring gifts of $25,000 and above. This includes strategy development, coordination with senior staff and the President's Office, and strategic collaboration with volunteers including the KCTS 9 Board. This position oversees prospect research and management strategy. This position also works with the Director of Development on the planning of KCTS 9's Salon Series and other major donor cultivation and stewardship events; and supports the strategic activity of the Development Committee.

Qualified Applicants please apply online at:


I. Lead
1. Manage relationships with a portfolio of 100- 150 prospective donors in Washington
2. Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals while working collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, the Leadership Team, and other members of the Development team
3. Assist with developing a Major Giving Strategic Plan based on KCTS 9’s goals and objectives
4. Cultivate relationships primarily through personal visits along with regular phone and letter contact
5. Serve as a well-informed representative and advocate for KCTS 9
II. Collaborate
1. Attend development planning meetings and development department meetings
2. Coordinate prospect plans with President, VP of Development, Manager of Planned Gifts, Manager of Underwriting and Corporate Support, Director of Development, and Major Gifts staff
3. Maintain effective communications with volunteers, Production and Accounting
4. Develop and maintain relationships with business and community leaders
5. Develop and maintain relationships with other Major Giving Officers in the community
6. Work with the Board as appropriate

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
2. Eight years’ experience fundraising for non-profit organizations required
3. Must excel in working with high net-worth individuals, families, and businesses and have the ability to compel investment in KCTS 9’s mission
4. Demonstrated successful experience and effectiveness in prospect identification, relationship building, solicitation, and Board interaction required
5. Thorough working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) required
6. Strong research skills, fundraising database and membership management experience required
7. Extensive local and regional travel throughout Washington
8. Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid Washington State driver’s license
9. Ability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays

Salary: $70,000 annually