Major Giving Officer

KTOO is recruiting for a Major Giving Officer, a leadership position responsible for developing a major giving program and managing a caseload of 75 major donors. This position will be responsible for developing a new, sustainable revenue stream to support KTOO’s mission and strategic plan.

This is a new position, initially envisioned as half-time, but with the potential to grow to full-time. The person we hire will work closely with Veritus, a fundraising support company under contract to help us develop the major giving program. Veritus will provide training, coaching and on-going support for the position.

The person we hire will work closely with the KTOO Public Media Board of Directors and the KTOO Legacy Foundation Board of Directors, as well as the development staff. We consider this a leadership position, part of our management team.

The Board of Directors and the leadership team is committed to increasing diversity and inclusion at KTOO. We believe that a diverse and inclusive staff will lead to a deeper connection to the communities we serve.

Essential duties of the position include:

• Qualify a caseload of 75 donors
• Create and manage individual goals for each person on the caseload
• Create a plan for each donor and execute that plan
• Secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks
• Create monthly reports

Our ideal candidate will have a combination of training, skills, knowledge, or experience, including:

• Understanding of the mission of public media organizations, and the capability to articulate the mission to donors.
• Ability to personally raise funds and meet goals.
• Oral and written communications skills, including donor‐centered writing skills.
• Excellent organizational, time management and teamwork skills.

KTOO is a well-supported, highly visible public media organization with a strong commitment to local, regional and statewide program production. We operate three public radio stations (KTOO, KRNN and KXLL), a regional public television station (KTOO-TV), a statewide public affairs television channel (360TV) and an online news service (

We’re located in Juneau, a small capital city of 32,255 people and the ancestral home of the Tlingit people. Its population is diverse, with active Native, Filipino and LGBTQ communities. Located in the heart of Southeast Alaska, Juneau is a transportation, retail and service hub with great schools, a university, medical facilities and recreational opportunities. Juneau is artsy and outdoorsy and is Alaska’s top visitor destination. We live in the heart of the Tongass National Forest, the earth’s largest remaining temperate rainforest.

Deadline: Open until filled with an initial screening of applicants on 11/1/2021. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Compensation: Range E on our salary schedule. We expect to hire someone based on a full time salary in the mid to upper 60s (a half-time annual salary in the mid-30s), depending on qualifications. We offer competitive benefits including health insurance, retirement plan, paid annual, medical and holiday leave, generous parental leave and a flexible work-from home policy.

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KTOO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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