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Direct Marketing & Membership Fundraising Specialist

Maine Public, Bangor, ME USA

Maine's independent public media resource, including PBS, NPR, BBC, and others.

Level: Experienced

Duration: Full Time

Do you have fundraising experience and a passion for public broadcasting? Do you enjoy connecting with people? We’re looking for a full-time Direct Marketing & Membership Fundraising Specialist to join our team!

In support of philanthropic giving and in collaboration with our Development team, the Specialist helps to sustain our organization’s financial strength and provides customer service to our members. This role assists with our direct mail fundraising program by organizing and curating complex data sets, proofreading and writing copy, producing email campaigns, maintaining the donor database, reporting on campaign results, uploading data, and maintaining donor information. The Specialist also reconciles member payments and responds to member questions.

Involving technical work and customer service, the successful candidate will work well both in a team environment and independently, have experience with direct mail fundraising campaigns, and demonstrate a commitment to the mission-driven values of public broadcasting.

Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or three years’ work experience in fundraising, or equivalent combination of education and experience; one year of experience working with direct mail fundraising campaigns is required. High proficiency with Microsoft Word (merging documents, etc.) and Excel with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be highly detail-oriented with strong organizational skills and ability to manage complex processes. Experience with CRM databases and mass email programs is highly preferred. A valid driver’s license and pre-employment criminal background check is required.

Hybrid Work Schedule: This position is based in our Bangor, Maine office, and is eligible for a hybrid work schedule after an orientation and training period. Hybrid work schedules require a minimum of 1-2 days per week in-office and attendance at on-site meetings.

Maine Public offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, retirement, paid time off, dental, vision, and other supplemental benefits.

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About Maine Public: We are a non-profit, community-supported public media organization and the sole provider of statewide (and beyond!) public broadcasting coverage. As one of only seven statewide PBS/NPR joint licensees in the country, Maine Public operates 14 radio frequencies (with construction permits for seven more!), five free over-the-air television signals, three television translators, and 26 links of microwave to connect it all together. We are also the backbone of Maine’s Emergency Broadcast System. We broadcast a mix of local and national programming, educational programs, news and public affairs shows, documentaries, and arts and cultural programs. With NPR, PBS, and other partners we strive to be the standard bearer for high-integrity journalism and programming.

Every day Maine Public connects the people of Maine and our region to each other and to the world through the open exchange of information, ideas, and cultural content.

Maine Public believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success and we welcome and encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to building inclusive and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status or military service record, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We're committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion.

Maine Public is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Maine Public will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department: apply@mainepublic.org, 1-800-884-1717.

About Maine Public

Maine Public Broadcasting is a state-wide independent public media resource, including PBS, NPR, BBC, and others, with a broad reach across Maine, into New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and most of New Brunswick, Canada. Through its radio, television, educational, and Web services, Maine Public provides ideas, information and lifelong learning to a diverse public. The majority of these services are available to everyone at no charge. Hundreds of thousands of people find value in Maine Public’s services every day.

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