Posted by Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc

Colorado Springs, CO
Posted: 2017-06-16


Rocky Mountain Public Media is one of the nation’s largest and most cutting-edge public media organizations. As the only statewide public media station, with television, radio and digital properties, RMPM strives to enrich the lives of all Coloradans through engaging and essential programs, services and community partnerships that inform, enlighten and entertain. To further this mission, RMPM is seeking a Development Officer in our Southern Colorado office. The ideal candidate for this position is skilled in developing philanthropic opportunities on the individual and corporate level, has exceptional interpersonal skills, and is team-driven.  This position will serve as a key member of the Rocky Mountain Public Media Development team.

This position will be responsible for supporting the Southern Colorado Regional Director in managing a full portfolio of development activities, including individual giving and corporate sponsorship cultivation.


Performs a full range of development activities including individual donor meetings, prospecting, research, cultivation, and migration of individual donors and corporate underwriting clients. Executes individual giving agreements and underwriting contract agreements and collaborates with colleagues across the organization to ensure RMPM fulfills agreement obligations. Consistently tracks development outreach activities, inclusive of individual donors and corporate sponsorships in SalesForce database to maintain accurate records. Provides consistent and timely individual donor follow-up with a high level of attention to detail. Facilitates underwriting account management including fulfillment of broadcast and non-broadcast assets and deliverables (such as gathering creative, creating work orders, writing scripts and creating station detail reports via Strata). Supports the on-boarding process for new and renewing corporate clients and assists in the prospecting process of new underwriting clients. Other duties, as assigned.


Four-year college degree desired. Previous sales, and/or development experience required. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy a must. Previous research, data management, media experience, and reporting experience preferred. Experience in SalesForces CRM database or similar database a plus. Must be deadline-oriented with a commitment to collaboration both internally and externally. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms. Exemplary customer service skills a must. Ability to work under minimal supervision. Must be task-oriented and self-motivated. Spanish language skills a plus.


Persons interested in this position should submit the following items via email to and put "Development Officer" in the subject line.

1. A cover letter detailing how the applicants qualifications fit the needs of RMPM and information on how the applicant found out about the job opening.
2. A résumé detailing education, training, salary history, and employment experience. 
3. Names, addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references with a thorough knowledge of the applicants professional experience and achievements.
4. Compensation requirements.

Position will be posted at until filled. No phone calls please. 
KRMA-TV/KTSC-TV/KRMJ-TV/KRMU-TV/KRMZ-TV and KUVO-FM/KVJZ-FM are licensed to and operated by Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. as non-commercial public television and radio. Rocky Mountain Public Media, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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