Were hiring development coordinator



General Description: The Development Coordinator will ensure the sustainable growth and financial health of Allegheny Mountain Radio. Representative to include: major donor identification and cultivation, capital campaigns, special events, online fundraising, underwriting contracts, bequests, in-kind giving, as well as serve as the primary Underwriting Representative. Development Coordinator will work with the General Manager and The Board to create promotional materials, press materials and press relationships for AMR. This position requires extensive work with volunteers. As in all positions at AMR, the Development Coordinator will work very closely and interdependently with other staff.

The Development Coordinator will ensure that the fundraising strategies are in alignment with AMR Community’s Radio’s mission, goals, and policies.


The ideal applicant will have the following qualifications:

Proven development experience in the non-profit sector, preferably with major donor fundraising work, as well as large event planning

Excellent knowledge of technology and appropriate software, including database management, spreadsheets and electronic communication, including online giving

Ability to produce accurate and timely reports, with research and organizational skills

Highly self-motivated, with the ability to manage multiple projects and work according to specific deadlines

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to train and supervise volunteers

Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as necessary

Ability to work with a diverse population within AMR’s multicultural, cooperative, progressive organization

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

Create and implement annual development plan and strategy

Develop and present AMR’s overall development efforts to meet annual budget requirements

Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential donors

Develop and grow our individual donor base; manage multiple annual Pledge Drives, cultivate major gifts, and special thanks you gifts (premiums)

Create and maintain underwriting literature and paper promotional materials

Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and public relations strategy, including building relationships with other media

Work closely with Development Committee, Station Coordinators, Program Director and General Manager to develop and promote annual funding campaigns and signature events

Work closely with Development Committee, Station Coordinators, Program Director and General Manager to develop annual funding plan.

Must be willing to follow and fully understand FCC rules regarding Underwriting language

Train and lead volunteers to support fundraising and marketing efforts with the AMR Volunteer Coordinator

Develop and manage Board fundraising


This position offers paid vacation, sick leave, three annual personal days and at least 8 paid holidays per year, in accordance with AMR Employee Benefits Policy.

Working Conditions

AMR has 2 membership drives. They require a substantial amount of time and coordination. The atmosphere is animated and stimulating. The ability to work in this kind of environment is essential. Workplace expectations at AMR radio include: effective verbal and written communications, skillful volunteer relations and utilization, capable project management, work-area organization, response to phone calls and correspondence, teamwork and cooperation with other employees, volunteers, and Board members; furtherance of AMR mission, goals and values; meeting attendance and participation; capable departments budgeting and punctuality.

Equipment Used and Physical Working Conditions

Applicant must be able to remain in a stationary position approximately 50% or more of the time. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Applicant must have ability to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, fax machine, computer printer, and voicemail.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Allegheny Mountain Radio Community Radio is an equal opportunity employer . Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Applying for position

Send resume to Richard Hise via email at or 540-839-5400. Deadline is July 22, 2016

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Melodie Wallace

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