American Public Media Director, Development Strategy and Operations #171-19 in St. Paul, Minnesota

Who We Are: Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) is one of the nation's premier public radio stations producing programming for radio, digital and live audiences and operates a 46-station radio network serving nearly all of Minnesota and parts of surrounding states. Reaching 1 million listeners each week, MPR and its three regional services'MPR News, Classical MPR and The Current'produce programming for radio, digital and live audiences. American Public Media is the largest station-based public radio organization in the U.S., combining multi-regional station operations, national content creation and distribution in one organization. With a portfolio that includes Live from Here with Chris Thile, BBC World Service, Marketplace and the leading classical music programming in the nation, APM is one of the largest producers of public radio programming in the world. One thousand stations carry American Public Media's 20-plus national programs. Its multi-regional station operations include 49 public radio stations and 42 translators in the Upper Midwest and California. Position Summary: In this role you will report to the SVP, Chief Development Officer and serve as a member of the Philanthropic Development division's senior leadership team, assist the SVP, Chief Development Officer, in driving the day to day operations of the division, manage selected development operations and partner with senior leaders of the division and larger organization to successfully drive the growth of philanthropic revenue for Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media. You share responsibility for driving $26M in annual and campaign revenue, developing effective fundraising strategies, creating an inclusive and engaged division environment and developing a philanthropic culture among staff and board. As the Director, you lead the prospect research and donor stewardship function and work cross-functionally to create and drive effective development strategies; ensure that giving opportunities are compelling and reflect the organization's highest strategic priorities; and promote effective support for the division's success. You will play an integral role in completing the $75,000,000 Inspired by You Campaign and prepare for a series of special gift initiatives to be launched as the Campaign is concluded. If you are an individual with demonstrated experience and success across all development disciplines including capital campaigns and one who is drawn to strategy development and creative problem solving, we'd love to hear from you. Application deadline: Dec. 14, 2018 Please include a cover letter in your application. Position Responsibilities: Assists the SVP, Chief Development Officer, to drive day to day operations of the division Serves as a key partner in achieving all division goals and crafting a creative and productive work environment, embracing continuous improvement. Works closely with SVP Development, Directors of Major and Planned Gifts, Institutional Giving, Marketplace Development, Works closely with SVP Development, Directors of Major and Planned Gifts, Institutional Giving, Marketplace Development, Communications, and Capital Campaign Manager to build an inclusive team environment, execute revenue goals and fulfill annual plan objectives. Co-leads with SVP annual planning for development program and budget; quarterly retreats, employee engagement, employee development and succession planning. Pursues best practices for division including standardizing processes for attracting and recruiting diverse hires, providing effective on-boarding, and advancing With SVP drives annual plan to identify talent, enhance staff's cultural competency Leads annual budget preparation, management, forecasting and reporting for the division, maintaining a focus on integrating reports and data into decision-making. Proposes agendas and prepares materials for Board's Development and Campaign committee including talking po