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Employment at WTTW11, Chicago's Public Media

Employment at WTTW - Public Media Chicago

REPORTS TO:  Chief Development Officer

PROCESS:  Development

JOB PURPOSE: Assists the Chief Development Officer in all administrative and fundraising aspects.

MINIMUM EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s Degree required. Development coursework, a plus.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:  Must have 1-2 years working in development or in an office environment. Must have experience working in a professional setting that required organization and writing skills.

SKILLS REQUIRED:  Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are required. Candidate must be organized, detailed oriented and have excellent scheduling skills. Proficiency with basic software programs, including Microsoft Office and other computer programs, is also required.


  • Manage calendar and appointments for CDO
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings internally and externally, including campaign meetings with trustees and major donors
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Drafts donor and trustee correspondence and e-mails for CDO
  • Assist with the coordination of premium mailings and other donor stewardship and cultivation efforts
  • Conducts prospect research on potential individuals, foundations and corporate donors as well as board candidates
  • Coordinate donor recognition on air and in the Guide for the Development team
  • Provide event support for Development team
  • Manage call reports in database for CDO and VP
  • Maintain impeccable database records
  • Process departmental expenditures, expense reports, and vendor invoices
  • Performs administrative duties (answers CDO phone, opens and sorts mail, photocopying, scanning, mailings, signatures, order supplies and premiums) in an efficient and timely manner
  • Other duties as assigned

Posted 5/27/14.

Your $40 Membership includes:

  • A one-year subscription to the Guide.
  • The WTTW11 Card – your ticket to a variety of members only discounts.
  • Much more!

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