Free Speech TV is Seeking a Development Strategist/Fundraiser
FSTV is looking for a Development Strategist and Fundraiser. If you are interested in the position or have a professional contact who might be, please pass this information along:
FSTV seeks an experienced, diligent and adaptable fundraising professional to plan and implement funding activity to support a new FSTV initiative to increase the capacity of independent media and progressive organizing. The fundraiser will work closely with a team consisting of FSTV board, staff and advisors on a six-month contractual basis. The development strategist will report directly to the FSTV Board Chair.
FSTV is a successful and well respected media organization at an exciting time in its organizational history. FSTV reaches more than 37 million HH via satellite, cable and Roku, streams live and on-demand video on a robust website, is supported by a stable membership base, and is expanding its impact through a growing portfolio of regional, national and international partnerships.
The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:
A well established fundraising record that includes six- and seven-figure gifts from major donors and foundations;
Experience in non-profit and/or independent media, arts or a related field, and knowledgeable of current funding trends in those fields; Understands and values progressive media; Has a diverse and current network of funding contacts and relationships including within the progressive philanthropic community; Has strong knowledge of non-profit business practices; Able to work effectively with funders, organizational partners and other stakeholders; Strong strategic, communications and tactical skills to maintain current funding relationships while cultivating new funders and funding coalitions.
The successful candidate will begin a six-month retainer, ideally, as soon as July 2012. Compensation is commensurate with experience.
FSTV is being assisted in our candidate search by Livingston Associates. Questions about the position should be directed to: Cheryl Head; email@example.com
To Apply: Please email your cover letter, salary requirements and resume with FSTV in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: July 8, 2012.
Free Speech TV is a non-profit, public interest, multi-platform television network. FSTV reaches 37 million households in the U.S. with content and programs for progressive, engaged individuals. https://www.freespeech.org/
Thanks for your help and support,
Free Speech TV